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Nations by Consent: What would voting be like in a totally privatized society?

Murray N. Rothbard | Mises.org Libertarians tend to focus on two important units of analysis: the individual and the state. And yet, one of the most dramatic and significant events of our time has been the reemergence-with a bang-in the last five years of a third and much neglected aspect of the real world, the “nation.”

Russia threatens to respond to NATO’s military buildup along eastern border

Russian officials said Wednesday that Moscow will create three new divisions to counter NATO’s planned troop buildup in Eastern Europe. “The Defense Ministry is taking a series of measures to counter the expansion of NATO forces in direct proximity to the Russian border,” Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said. Shoigu said the new Russian divisions

U.S. to deploy armored brigade combat teams to Europe

The U.S. military said on Wednesday that it would deploy rotations of U.S.-based armored brigade combat teams to Europe, part of a wider effort to counter what the United States sees as Russian aggression on the continent. The teams will be on nine-month rotations starting in February 2017, and will conduct military exercises across Estonia,