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Why Are American Taxpayers Paying for Europe’s Defense?

On this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop look at Ryan’s article, “NATO: Our International Welfare Queens” (, breaking down how American taxpayers are subsidizing European militaries. The two also look at the increasingly aggressive positions taken by smaller NATO members, and the consequences this could have as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues.

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“NATO: Our International Welfare Queens” by Ryan McMaken: 

“European Environmentalists Have Made Energy Independence Impossible” by Daniel Lacalle:

“It All Comes Back to NATO” by Ron Paul:

“Is NATO a Dead Man Walking?” by José Niño:

“We Must Now Learn the Lesson of 1914, Not the Lesson of 1938.” by Ryan McMaken:

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