President Trump again swore yesterday that the US was in Syria to take its oil. Even as his staff scrambles for a more legal justification for the presence of US troops in the country. Meanwhile a new conservative veterans group is lobbying Washington with a simple demand: Bring Our Troops Home! Who will come out […]

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EU President Donald Tusk has openly broken with Washington over Trump’s pullout from the Iran deal, Gaza, and looming tariffs, Tweeting recently that “with friends like these who needs enemies?” Will this expanding US/EU rift be the good kind of “blowback” from Trump’s “capricious assertiveness” in foreign policy? Original Youtube video here.

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As President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law celebrated the opening of a new US embassy in Jerusalem, some 60 protesting Palestinians were shot and killed in Gaza by Israeli snipers. The US embassy move was sold as a path to peace, but it looks like it is producing a mountain of blowback. Another foreign policy failure? […]

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A free society needs very few laws, such as don’t use aggressive force against another person or their property; and don’t defraud someone or break a contract. Once government ventures out of these basic laws, tyranny starts to snowball. Over a couple hundred years, the snowball turns into an avalanche. Constant government aggression is met […]

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The horrific truck bomb that killed more than 300 in Somalia was not an isolated incident. It is now thought the attack was revenge for a botched US Special Forces-led raid on a village that left many civilians dead. President Trump is expected to deepen US involvement in Somalia. More blowback on the way? Original […]

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US and allied interventionism in the Middle East has produced results in most cases the opposite from what was ostensibly promised. An Iraq government close to Iran, a Syria saved from a jihadist takeover by Russia and Iran, and so on. Israel was firmly aboard the “regime change” train but suddenly sees the shake-out not […]

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The Manchester bomber greatly benefitted from the chaos and Islamist extremism that resulted from the US/UK “liberation” of Libya and destabilization of Syria using proxy Islamist forces. He travelled to both countries and reportedly even trained in Syria. Blowback? Original Youtube video here.

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Over the weekend a Russian passenger plane went down over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. As expected, theories are proliferating. Was it ISIS? A missile? A bomb? Blowback over Russia bombing Syria? Will we ever know? Be sure to visit http://www.ronpaullibertyreport.com for more libertarian commentary. Original Youtube video here.

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How much has military spending contributed to the decline of the United States? Ivan Eland says a lot, and a drain on the coffers isn’t the only problem with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They have also created hostility towards the United States around the world. Original Youtube video here.

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