Tag Archives: Non-intervention

A Precise Plan of Action for Dealing With North Korea

“So Mr. Non-Interventionist Smarty Pants, what do you think we should do about North Korea?” Thanks, I’m glad you asked. We should renounce our mutual defense alliance with South Korea (and Japan), bring all our troops home from South Korea … Continue reading

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Non-Intervention Plank 2: Withdraw From all Entangling Alliances

George Washington, in his Farewell Address, advised the nascent nation to avoid “permanent alliances.”* It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world In his First Inaugural Address, Thomas Jefferson similarly … Continue reading

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Is America First Jacksonianism the Path to Non-Intervention?

I am currently in the process of writing a primer of sorts on the fundamentals of a non-interventionist foreign policy. Because non-interventionism has so few spokesmen and such little institutional support, I think it is important to clearly articulate what … Continue reading

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Non-Intervention Plank 1: Abolish Foreign Aid

A perpetual problem with American democracy is that surveys consistently show that cutting spending in the aggregate is popular, but people don’t want to cut any programs in particular. In fact, when asked about particular items like education, health care, … Continue reading

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So What’s Your Plan Then Mr. Non-Interventionist Smarty Pants?

I am a long time veteran of the intra-conservative foreign policy debate. I like to say that I was a non-interventionist before Ron Paul made non-intervention cool starting with his Republican primary campaign in 2008. While I started out like … Continue reading

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