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Economics of Peace

Hunrodr Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 5:09 AM
so sorry everyone for my poor typing...trying to type in the dark with no coffee on board.
SMyles Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 6:59 PM
Reginald10 Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 2:16 PM
Start the coffeemaker before starting the computer. Usually works for me.
Reginald10 Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 2:16 PM
Start the coffeemaker before starting the computer. Usually works for me.
How would a free market entrepreneur approach Afghan foreign policy?

After all, our politicians seem incompetent on foreign policy given the soaring suicide rate among active duty U.S. military personnel, increasing insider attacks against NATO troops by our Afghan “allies” and numerous civilian casualties.

Capitalists have historically opposed war and embraced production as a means to freedom, prosperity and national security. So, it surprises me when self-described fiscal conservatives embrace a foreign policy of military interventionism.

Indeed, George W. Bush opposed nation-building when he ran for president in 2001; he maintained that military interventionism...