Toward a Libertarian Foreign Policy

Capitol Hill Briefing
May 7, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

B-340 Rayburn House Office Building

Featuring Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Justin Logan, Director, Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Jim Antle, Managing Editor, the Daily Caller; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

For decades, libertarians have expressed pointed and principled opposition to U.S. interventionism, offering alternatives that have been largely ignored by policymakers in Washington. The promises of stability and peace from both Democratic and Republican administrations have yet to be fulfilled, and the costs of foreign wars in blood, treasure, and prestige have taken their toll. The American public is both tired and wary of intervention. Has the time finally come for a libertarian foreign policy? What would it look like? What would it mean for American security and America’s place among nations? Join us for a discussion of these topics.

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