A Right to Defense?

by | Jan 12, 2024

Ignoring for the moment whether a state as such can have any rights at all (it can’t), we can ask: does a state have the right to “defend” itself against the people it subjugates?

About Sheldon Richman

Sheldon Richman is the executive editor of The Libertarian Institute and a contributing editor at Antiwar.com. He is the former senior editor at the Cato Institute and Institute for Humane Studies; former editor of The Freeman, published by the Foundation for Economic Education; and former vice president at the Future of Freedom Foundation. His latest books are Coming to Palestine and What Social Animals Owe to Each Other.

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