A new study by Brown University has found that the post 9/11 wars have, when all totaled up, cost an estimated $5.9 trillion (and counting) as interest on the borrowed money continues to accrue. What did we get for our money? Safety and security? No.
The surprise resignation of Israeli defense minister Avigdor Lieberman over a ceasefire agreement with Gaza - after a botched Israeli raid broke the initial ceasefire - has brought Israel to the brink of snap elections. Who are the main players and w
The International Atomic Energy Agency has again found Iran in compliance with the JCPOA nuclear deal - despite the US re-imposition of sanctions. Trump's National Security Advisor, John Bolton, said this week he would "squeeze hard" until the "pips
The weekend commemoration of the end of World War I, and particularly the speech from the French president, demonstrate why the "war to end all wars" did not at all end all wars. They still don't get it, so we are forced to repeat it. How does our cu
It's not often that US Government officials are honest when they talk about our foreign policy. The unprovoked 2003 attack on Iraq was called a "liberation." The 2011 US-led destruction of Libya was a "humanitarian intervention." And so on.
Trump accepted the resignation of his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, yesterday leading to an explosion of protest among the #Resistance anti-Trump people. Ironically, these are the very same people who have opposed Sessions for two years! Politics?
Conventional wisdom says the Republican loss of the House of Representatives be bad news for President Trump. More investigations? Endless Russiagate "revelations"? But what if it is actually a boon for the president? Contrarian analysis of the US mi
Can anyone point out the major substantive areas of debate and difference between Republicans and Democrats as America (or at least part of it) goes to the voting booth? Do they disagree on the Fed? Spying? Civil liberties? War? What really is at sta
With sanctions back on Iran, will US dollar hegemony be the first victim? How many civilians will suffer for the Trump Administration's obsession with "regime change" for Iran? Today's Liberty Report was recorded in front of a live audience from the
Sadly, but not unexpectedly, the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh is being used to justify new infringements on liberty. Of course, opponents of gun rights are claiming this shooting proves America needs more gun control.
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The US intelligence budget for the fiscal year ending September 30th saw a massive increase in spending - the largest increase in a decade. Where is all that new CIA and NSA money going? Will it keep us safe and free...or the opposite?
A recent poll shows a cross-partisan constituency still interested in smaller, less intrusive government and peace.
According to a new study by experts at the University of Sussex, the death toll in Yemen after years of Saudi aggression may be eight times more than estimated. Will the whispers of concern in Congress over the US role in these massacres begin to be