Recorded September 12, 2006.
After Sept. 11 the Bush administration declared that we must go on a mission to bring freedom to the Middle East nations that threaten us: the Forward Strategy of Freedom. According to this strategy, establishing democracies in key Muslim countries, starting with Afghanistan and Iraq, would spur a revolution in the rest of the Muslim world — a revolution that would bring free, pro-Western, anti-terrorist governments to power. But the strategy has failed. Why? In this talk, Yaron Brook answers and elaborates.
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Yaron Brook, Radical for Capitalism, discusses news, culture and politics from the principled perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. Yaron is the executive chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute and a world class speaker.