Ted Galen Carpenter is vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute and the author or editor of many books on international affairs, including, most recently, NATO Enters the 21st Century (Frank Cass & Co.).
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Constitution Series 1787-1987: They thought America could do best for the cause of liberty by eschewing allies and avoiding distant wars.
Should it stay or should it go?
Radical feminists are turning their backs on the First Amendment in a crusade to clean up America.
American troops in Europe were never meant to be a part of NATO-but they've been there for 33 years.
Crime Stoppers programs work, but they raise some troubling issues.
A campaign to reinstitute involuntary servitude has been launched by Congressional "moderates" and "conservatives."