Eland is senior fellow and director of the Center on Peace & Liberty at The Independent Institute. His books include The Empire has no clothes and Putting 'defense' back into US defense policy, and his writing has appeared in magazines and newspapers as diverse as Arms Control Today and the LA Times.
[ opinion - january 05 ]
Post-World War II US foreign policy has been based on certain received ideas, most of which, unfortunately, are suspect.
[ opinion - december 04 ]
"Although Star Wars was a financial black hole, many conservatives have used modern-day missile defense programs to rally the faithful."
[ politics - june 04 ]
Bush continues the "Big Lie" in the face of mountains of contrary evidence.
"According to a Spanish counter terrorism official, Spanish security forces had been following several of the five men arrested long before the bombing."