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  • PODCAST: The Constitution and National Defense

    In this week’s Heritage in Focus, former Attorney General Ed Meese and graduate fellow Marion Smith discuss the Constitution and providing for the common defense. Click here to listen.

    Were the Founders isolationists, who believed in non-interventionism? What relevance does their understanding of providing for defense have today? And what are the proper roles of each branch of government during times of war?

    Listen to answers to those questions and more!

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    3 Responses to PODCAST: The Constitution and National Defense

    1. Josh says:

      "Were the Founders isolationists, who believed in non-interventionism?" This question is misleading. Isolationism and non-interventionism are fundamentally different.

      I look forward to listening to the podcast, though! Heritage always does great work.

      • Taymu says:

        In other words, you're saying that a country does not necessarily have to be isolationist in all respects in order to exercise non-interventionism?

    2. Herb says:

      I signed up for the online Constitution seminar and now I can't find it anywhere. Can you help me?

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