Principles vs. Interests? Understanding America’s Role in the World

April 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Liberty Forum

CSS President Marion Smith addressed the issue of “Principles vs Interests” in U.S. Foreign Policy at our Liberty Forum. The discussion featured the United States’ role in international relations from the era of the Founding Fathers, till the Arab Spring and the revolution  in Libya. Recommended readings by Marion Smith: The Myth of American Isolationism […]

Is There an East-West Divide in the European Union? (event archive)

April 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Europe Debate

Marion Smith moderated a debate between two young scholars, Gergely Romsics (research fellow at the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs) and András Rácz (research fellow at the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs), who addressed the economic, cultural and historical differences of the new and old member states. Please visit our program page for more information […]

Marion Smith: Protecting Hungary’s Freedoms

April 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Hungary's Constitution of Liberty

By reinforcing property rights, economic liberty and an independent judiciary, Budapest can finally complete the regime change of 1989. The government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has voiced its belief that Hungarians need to return to a philosophy of self-reliance and personal responsibility. Yet this can only happen if the state does not take on […]