Why is it that time and again America’s overseas military interventions end up being debacles — Afghanistan being the latest in a string of tragic examples? In this episode of Beyond the Cover, Gary Benoit interviews historian Steve Byas regarding this very question. Professor Byas, who teaches history and government at Randall University in Oklahoma, ...
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September 16, 2021 at 06:00PM - Steve Byas
The Perils of Interventionism and Nation Building | Beyond the Cover
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Steve Byas is a professor of History & Government at Randall University, in Norman, Oklahoma. For nearly four decades he has been a publishing partner of the Oklahoma Constitution newspaper. His publication is highly regarded in political circles and among the conservative base. The publication's annual Conservative Index is a scoring of each of the 149 state legislators. It has become a standard for identifying the core principles (or lack thereof) of each elected official in the legislature.