Tag Archives: Middle East

Riots in the Middle East: Blowback, Gold, and America’s Role


“We have convinced over one billion members of the Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion, that we would deny them freedom of religion, that we want to suppress their culture and invade their governments.” Theodore C. Sorenson … Continue reading

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Reflections on 9/11 and the High Cost of Waging War in the Middle East


“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor┬ásafety.” Benjamin Franklin Most of us can remember where we were eleven years ago today. On September 11, 2001, I was eight months pregnant … Continue reading

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Gary Johnson: Neo-Con, Liberal, or Libertarian Foreign Policy?


  “I think we should act in our self-interest. As I understand it, I think Eisenhower was a pretty good role model for that. Morally, you can justify almost anything we do by saying that we’re doing it for the … Continue reading

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