We all have regrets. But if you find yourself consistently ruing your past decisions, maybe it’s best to rethink your rashness. Writing in the Financial Times this weekend, Richard McGregor gives some perspective on Americans’ change of heart for wars.
Reprinted from FEE.org About a year ago, I wrote a piece in praise of the “explicit, uncensored, behind-the-scenes rent-seeking action” that is the opening scene of Shakespeare’s Henry V. As I write this column, the war drums are beating and the sabers are
Reprinted from LewRockwell.com Last year more US troops died by suicide than died in combat in Afghanistan. More than 20 percent of military personnel deployed to combat will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Some 32 percent of US soldiers reported
Failure to distinguish between the private person and state action is always a recipe for muddled thinking. This is especially so in regard to the conduct of war. Though it can occur between any cluster of persons, war is characteristically
[This article is excerpted from Liberalism, Chapter 3] 4. Nationalism As long as nations were ruled by monarchical despots, the idea of adjusting the boundaries of the state to coincide with the boundaries between nationalities could not find acceptance. If