Tag: Mideast
9/11, Independent Institute and 20 Years of the “War on Terror”
Literally on 9/11/01 and throughout the 20 culture-destroying years since, the Independent Institute has stood hard and fast for the difficult but essential principles that undergird liberty, human dignity, and the rule of law. While many whom we had thought shared our devotion to liberty were doing things like removing the word “Peace” from...
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Wikileaks: Torture, War Crimes, Thousands of Deaths
Hundreds of thousands of new Wikileaks documents reportedly uncover another torture scandal, expose potential war crimes such as the killing of surrendering soldiers, and disclose 15,000 previously unreported deaths in Iraq. See below for the Wikileaks press conference and this interview with John Sloboda from Iraq Body Count. The administration’s position has been that...
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The Oil Pricing Squeeze Is On
Americans are now feeling the real squeeze between warfare zealots and anti-development environmentalists as the price of gasoline continues to skyrocket. In a recent article for Bloomberg.com, Alexander Kwiatkowski notes that the most recent $5 spike in crude oil prices to a record high of $146.90 has resulted from . . . concerns that...
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