Can a principled libertarian go to war?

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July 6, 2011
Ludwig von Mises Institute
by Wendy McElroy  
Posted in Commentary

"Can a principled libertarian go to war? To answer this question requires a definition of war itself. According to the commonly used definition, war must involve the declaration of hostilities by one state against another, in which it commits the people and resources under its jurisdiction to hostilities against the opponent's people and resources. When two individuals or small groups fight, it is called a brawl or a feud, not a war." (07/06/11)  

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