Articles from National Priorities Institute

Diplomacy is Better Than War in North Korea


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Today’s historic Singapore Summit, the first meeting of a U.S. president and North Korean leader, has been knocked for too many concessions by the U.S. But against a backdrop of possible nuclear war, it would be overly cynical not to recognize the meeting’s potential for good.

Your Tax Dollars at Work: The Syrian Strike, Military and War


As our government launches unecessary and dangerous attacks in Syria, it's devastating to know who paid for it: we did.

The average taxpayer contributed $3,456 to the military in 2017, compared to just $426 to care for veterans of all of our past and current wars, $80 to welfare, and just $39 to the Environmental Protection Agency.