Recent Op-Eds

Bringing an End to the Forever War

By Gene Healy. War on the Rocks. August 29, 2016.

Two successive presidents have treated the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) as a wholesale, potentially permanent delegation of congressional war powers — a writ for war without temporal or geographic limits.

Unraveling the Secular Stagnation Story

By Steve H. Hanke. Globe Asia. August 26, 2016.

Secular stagnation is said to be present when economic growth is negligible or nonexistent over a considerable span of time. Today,...

How Gary Johnson Should Talk to Voters

By Ilya Shapiro. The Federalist. August 26, 2016.

Here’s the speech Libertarian candidate for president Gary Johnson should give to voters eagerly looking for a plausible alternative.

In Europe, National Interest Rules Supreme

By Marian L. Tupy. CapX. August 26, 2016.

The reactions of the European states to the outcome of the British referendum on EU membership clearly show that national interest and, consequently, the nation-state remain the basic motivations and the basic building blocks of international relations, including European relations.