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Budgetary Savings from Military Restraint Benjamin H. Friedman , Christopher Preble
Category: America's Armed Forces Published: May 2011
"The idea that the U.S. should use it military to secure rich states in perpetuity, arrest disorder in several poor ones simultaneously, ensure global stability, and spend the better part of one trillion dollars a year to those ends" must cease.
Learning the Right Lessons from Iraq Benjamin H. Friedman , Harvey M. Sapolsky , Christopher Preble
Category: Worldview Published: May 2008
"The best way to promote American security is restraint--a wise and masterly inactivity in the face of most foreign disorder. The U.S. should resurrect the notion that the best way to spread democracy is to model it."