Myths of the Cold War
Originally published in Rampart Journal of Individualist Thought, Summer 1966, pp. 65-76.
An observer for the past decade and more of the embattled “left and right,” and of official actions touted as mighty blows in the struggle to “defeat communism,” Dr. Murray N. Rothbard originally wrote the following article before overt military involvement of the United States in Viet Nam. Thus, it offers a vantage point of unheated analysis of the War-Hawk mentality which has led to political violence and war-induced emotions.