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There is No FSA, There is Only Al-Qaeda

A brief overview of collaboration between the US-backed Free Syrian Army and al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front. Among Syria commentators in the West, both left and mainstream,...

The Myth of US 'Inaction' in Syria

Introduction When the Russian military intervened in the Syrian war in October 2015, many in the Western press complained bitterly, demanding that US planners intervene...

US Army Investigator Accuses National Security Adviser McMaster of War Crimes in Iraq

Former commander in charge of US Army Military Police in Iraq says President Trump's new National Security Adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, ‘ordered’ criminal abuse...

Why Do People Become Communists?

And Why Do They Stick With It? For as long as I can remember, I’ve puzzled about why people become communists. I have no doubt...

Is There a Western Plot to Overthrow Assad?

The Western narrative of the Syrian conflict, which began in the Spring of 2011, suggests that the Syrian people began to peacefully protest for...

Teaching Kids to Trust the Police is Child Abuse

Integral to the American concept of liberty is the right to hold the state at bay, which is why children are never too young...

The Great Ron Paul, Smeared Again

So a staffer working for Ron Paul made a terrible mistake today and tweeted out a picture which included very ugly stereotype caricatures of...

TGIF: Trump Assumes Command of the American Church

As Donald Trump demonstrated in his first address to Congress, no matter how loathsome a ruler may be, he can bring an assembly of...

Welcome to the Libertarian Institute!

Welcome to The Libertarian Institute! The idea has been percolating around for a while, and now we're ready. It is a unique moment. The time...

Trump Impeachment – Pros and Cons

The campaign to impeach President Trump began immediately upon his inauguration. That's not an exaggeration. On January 20, 2017, The Washington Post reported on...
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