The New Arms Race Ep. 244

by | Jan 24, 2023

Patrick explores old family Cold War Civil Defense pamphlets, and talks about the growing new arms race that is ramping up between the US and its allies, Russia, and China.

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Show Notes:

By the numbers: Keeping track of the single largest arms transfer in US history by Connor Echols

Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal by Ralph Raico

A new budget for a new era: EU Defence Ministers approve EDA budget increase – European Defence Agency

NATO agrees 2023 budgets, reflecting higher ambitions for the new security reality – NATO

Connor Echols at Responsible Statecraft

 How Western tanks could change Ukraine’s war effort by Connor Echols

British PM Sunak Confirms the UK Will Provide Ukraine With Tanks by Dave DeCamp

US to Boost Aid to Micronesia in Exchange for More Military Access by Dave DeCamp

British General Warns Sending Tanks to Ukraine Will Leave the UK ‘Weaker’ by Dave DeCamp

Fastest Growing Weapons Manufacturers in the World by Angelo Young

Pentagon Sends US Artillery Shells Stored in Israel and South Korea to Ukraine by Dave DeCamp

Navy Secretary Says Arming Both the US and Ukraine May Become ‘Challenging’ by Dave DeCamp

US, Taiwan Conclude Four Days of Trade Talks in Taipei by Dave DeCamp

US, Japan Announce Steps to Strengthen Military Cooperation Against China by Dave DeCamp

Britain, Japan Sign ‘Landmark’ Military Agreement by Dave DeCamp

About Patrick Macfarlane

Patrick MacFarlane is the Justin Raimondo Fellow at the Libertarian Institute where he advocates a noninterventionist foreign policy. He is a Wisconsin attorney in private practice. He is the host of the Vital Dissent at, where he seeks to oppose calamitous escalation in US foreign policy by exposing establishment narratives with well-researched documentary content and insightful guest interviews. His work has appeared on,, and Zerohedge. He may be reached at

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