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War Without End

Long wars are a cancer. They drain the life of a country by depleting its resources and exhausting its energies, leaving in the end but a hollow rind of the patriotic fervor often found at their outsets. Those who look back on the Vietnam War and the vitriolic civil reactions …

Sovereign Immunity

The Immunity Community

This piece first appeared here as a Mises Emerging Scholar article for the Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada. The doctrine of sovereign immunity derives …

Law

The Lawyers’ Guild

  This piece originally appeared here as a Mises Emerging Scholar article for the Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada. In July, thousands of recent …

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The Dangers of a Zombie Presidency

Ukraine is being invaded. Iraq and Syria are being consumed by the growth and nihilistic violence of the Islamic State. Most Americans …

ISIS militants

Iraq: a Job for NATO

As turmoil in Iraq wages on, with the Islamic State growing more assertive and more deeply entrenched with each passing week, questions …

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A Republic Under Siege

As the perennial tensions in Israel have again erupted into armed conflict, the western apologists for Israel’s enemies have reignited calls for …

Signing of the Declaration

Independence Day: A Time to Recommit

Today marks the 238th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and of our nation’s formal declaration of departure from …