War Without a Rationale

The myth of the Afghan safe haven just won’t die. This article was originally published in the January/February edition of The American Conservative magazine. In 2001, after the 9/11 attacks, the United States invaded Afghanistan and quickly smashed the Taliban...

Stupidity or Plan?

By Scott Horton Future of Freedom Foundation Are America’s disasters abroad a result of stupidity or some elaborate plan? An observer of modern U.S. foreign policy can be torn on that one. It makes sense that generals, contractors, and other national-security state...

Reality Check: Iran is Not a Nuclear Threat

Forget the neoconservative hype. The facts show Iran is not and has not been a nuclear threat to either the United States or Israel. By Scott Horton Christian Science Monitor September 17, 2010 Politicians, lobbyists, and propagandists have spent nearly two decades...

Finding Ways to Stay in Iraq

by Scott Horton, Antiwar.com March 05, 2009 Those who bought into the slogans “Hope” and “Change” last fall should have read the fine print. We were warned. Over and over during the campaign for the presidency Barack Obama made it clear that...

The Revolution: A Manifesto

By Scott Horton LewRockwell.com April 21, 2008 Read this book! I’ve just finished Ron Paul’s The Revolution: A Manifesto, and am once again floored by Dr. Paul’s ability to identify the most important issues facing this country and explain their libertarian...

The Revolution: A Manifesto

Read this book! I’ve just finished Ron Paul’s The Revolution: A Manifesto, and am once again floored by Dr. Paul’s ability to identify the most important issues facing this country and explain their libertarian solutions in “honest, direct language,” as George Carlin...

Ron Paul 2008!

by Scott Horton LewRockwell.com January 3, 2008 I want this man, Dr. Ron Paul, to be the president of the United States. Believe me, I’m not the type to go from one so-called leader to another pinning all my hopes on their greatness like some Deaniac. I don’t like...

Ron Paul 2008!

I want this man,Dr. Ron Paul, to be the president of the United States. Believe me, I’m not the type to go from one so-called leader to another pinning all my hopes on their greatness like some Deaniac. I don’t like politicians. I didn’t like Ann...

Why We Support Ron Paul for President

From Prof. David Beito, cowritten with Scott Horton The Volokh Conspiracy Voters who want more liberty and smaller government have only one realistic choice in the upcoming presidential race: Dr. Ron Paul. No other candidate comes close to matching his record. For...

Ron Paul Is Correct About Pakistan

by David T. Beito and Scott Horton Liberty & Power David Beito Ph.D. is a member of the Liberty and Power Group Blog at the History News Network and Scott Horton is Assistant Editor at Antiwar.com. The conventional wisdom among presidential candidates is that the...

Saving England Wasn’t Worth It

By Scott Horton Antiwar.com June 30, 2007 Editor’s note: Antiwar.com Assistant Editor Scott Horton wrote the following essay for the Oxford Forum, whose editors asked him to contribute a piece on the Anglo-American role in international conflict. Unfortunately, the...

Bush Continues to Serve Osama

by Scott Horton Antiwar.com February 20, 2007 Everyone but the few remaining Republicans in this country understands that the purpose of the 9/11 attacks was to bait the U.S. into personally invading the Muslim World. Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri wanted to...

Could Bush Start Another War?

by Scott Horton Antiwar.com December 24, 2006 “If the king attacks Persia, he will destroy a great empire.” – Delphic Oracle All the news is that despite growing antiwar sentiment among the public and the establishment, Bush has decided to reject the major...

Who’s a Traitor?

by Scott Horton Antiwar.com August 17, 2005 “Casey knew that the war was wrong from the beginning. But he felt it was his duty to go, that his buddies were going, and that he had no choice. The people who send our young, honorable, brave soldiers to die in this war,...
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