Two recent articles opposing American military domination of developing countries call for the end of our endless wars. Interestingly their authors are associated with different wings of the political spectrum. And both make it clear that the endless wars are the perpetual and logical result of our endless empire.
The Only Way to End Endless Wars: First, America Has to Give Up Its Pursuit of Global Dominance is by historian Stephen Wertheim of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. The Quincy Institute is the home of foreign policy "realists," and Wertheim typically writes in liberal media, such as the New Republic, the Washington Post, and the New York Times.
Come Home America: Stop Policing the Globe and Put and End to Wars-Without-End is by lawyer John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute. The Rutherford Institute is a conservative civil liberties center that represented President Clinton's accuser Paula Jones.
A brilliant review of Stephen Kinzer's history of the birth of our empire in 1898, by Jeff Faux of the Economic Policy Institute, makes the case more eloquently than I can. Here are some key excerpts: