Posted: Wed. June 6, 2012
Part 1: Introductory Remarks by David Theroux
Part 2: Presentation by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel
Part 3: Presentation by Edward Stringham
Part 4: Presentation by James Payne
Part 5: Presentation by Carl Close
Part 6: Questions and Answers
For more than a century U.S. foreign policywhether conducted by Democrats or Republicanshas been based on the assumption that Americans interests are served best by intervening abroad to secure markets, fight potential enemies far from American shores, or engage in democratic nation building. But, what is the record of such policies, including now in Iraq?