The CIA has concluded that the Saudi crown prince ordered the grisly murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. After a closed-door CIA briefing, GOP senators emerged convinced of the Saudi regime’s complicity, and the Senate has unanimously voted to hold Mohammad bin Salman responsible for the murder. But, despite the mounting evidence, Donald Trump has remained stalwart in his support of Saudi Arabia and Mohammad bin Salman (a “truly spectacular ally”). Why?
On Dec. 4, Elan Journo appeared on i24News to discuss Israel’s exposure of Hezbollah cross-border tunnels from Lebanon.
Elan Journo talks with Jonathan Hoenig about A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand.
In this chapter from A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand, Elan Journo answers the question: “What Should a Distinctively American Foreign Policy Do?” Read the chapter: What Should a Distinctively American Foreign Policy Do?
“Americanism” is not rooted in the nation, the race, or any other collective, but in a universal ideal: individualism. Read on: What is “Americanism”? Neither the right nor the left gets it. [Fox Business | Medium.com ]
The just-published A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand presents Rand’s little-known 1946 essay “Textbook of Americanism” and never-before-seen commentary on issues in political philosophy. Building on Rand’s philosophic thought, the book also features new essays from Objectivist scholars and writers exploring further aspects of the actual nature of Americanism.
In this video, Elan Journo and Ben Bayer explore the issue of tribalism in America today, discuss Amy Chua’s book Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations, and touch on Ayn Rand’s analysis of tribalism.
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Elan Journo joins Carrie Sheffield of BoldTV and Nicole Goodkind of Newsweek for a discussion of What Justice Demands and the US-Saudi relationship in light of the Jamal Khashoggi incident.
Seventeen years, 2,351 Americans dead, 20,094 wounded. These grim numbers scarcely begin tell the story of the Afghanistan war, which marked its 17th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 7. It’s been a tragic failure, but for reasons few people understand.