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The Tom Woods Show: Episode 626 – The Perverse Consequences of Drones and High Level Targeting

‘Andrew Cockburn joins me to discuss the drone strategy being deployed in the War on Terror, as well as the High Level Target strategy that motivates it. Do either of them make sense?‘ Additional information can be found at the … Continue reading

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The Tom Woods Show: Episode 606 – She Saw the Liars Up Close: Lt. Col Karen Kwiatkowski on the Iraq War Propaganda

‘Were we lied into war, or was it an innocent mistake on the basis of faulty intelligence? Our guest observed the formulation of the propaganda up close, and tells us what really happened. Oh, and now she’s a Rothbardian libertarian. … Continue reading

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The United States versus America: Our regime-change policy in Syria is insane by Justin Raimondo

‘Here’s the final proof that our foreign policy of global meddling has gone off the deep end: the two Syrian factions we are subsidizing are now battling one another. The latest iteration of the “moderate” Islamist jihadists we’ve been backing … Continue reading

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The Phony War on ISIS by Justin Raimondo

Raimondo wrote a good article about how the main players in Syria all have multiple and conflicting goals. The entire article is worth reading so I will only provide the money quote: ‘The West’s war on ISIS is completely phony. … Continue reading

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Contra Krugman: Episode 10 – Terrorism Creates Jobs

In this episode of Contra Krugman, Woods and Murphy are joined by Scott Horton, who provides a detailed background of US and French intervention in the Middle East and Africa over the past two decades.

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Why Don’t Terrorists Target Politicians or High Military Officials?

I don’t know. It is puzzling that terrorists prefer to attack civilians. The most difficult aspect of killing politicians is that the attackers are almost always killed or captured. If an attacker is willing to sacrifice himself, then killing politicians … Continue reading

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The Greatest Racket of All Time by Pater Tenebrarum

‘The Greatest Racket of All Time The other half of the answer has been already been supplied decades ago by the legendary Smedley Butler: War is a racket. However, most people are blissfully unaware of how big a racket it … Continue reading

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