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In an 1821 Independence Day speech, John Quincy Adams declared, “[America] goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.”
Much has changed in the past two centuries, and America is now constantly in search of monsters to destroy. History has shown that such an imperial foreign policy is inimical to a peaceful society, and ultimately to individual liberty. ...
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Liberty, Security, and the War on Terrorism

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Overview

In an 1821 Independence Day speech, John Quincy Adams declared, “[America] goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.”
Much has changed in the past two centuries, and America is now constantly in search of monsters to destroy. History has shown that such an imperial foreign policy is inimical to a peaceful society, and ultimately to individual liberty. Liberty, Security, and the War on Terrorism is a collection of essays that predicted the dire consequences of current U.S. foreign policy before the attacks of September 11, documents the loss of liberty that has ensued in the aftermath, and lays out what the proper role of a peaceful republic should be in a world full of monsters.
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  • BN ID: 2940016329321
  • Publisher: The Future of Freedom Foundation
  • Publication date: 3/18/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 924,746
  • File size: 745 KB

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Founded in 1989 and based in Fairfax, Virginia, The Future of Freedom Foundation is a nonprofit educational foundation. Its mission is to advance liberty by presenting an uncompromising moral, philosophical, and economic case for individual freedom, private property, and a constitutional republic. FFF aims to influence the course of thinking away from the philosophy of socialism, the welfare state, the managed economy, and the national-security state and toward the philosophy of individual liberty, free markets, and limited government.
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