Flags fly at half-staff on Memorial Day to honor the hundreds of thousands who died serving in the U.S. armed forces. Reflecting on significant wars — both past and present — what can we learn about the fundamental drivers of war? What conditions are necessary for peace? What role if any does global trade have in the outbreak of wars? In this episode recorded on May 26, 2021, Elan Journo and Onkar Ghate discuss Ayn Rand’s analysis of the fundamental roots of war.

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