Today on Uncommon Knowledge President George W. Bush links peace with economic growth, and freedom.
“If we are in an ideological war, which I think we are, the only way for there to be lasting peace is for there to be free societies, which ends up marginalizing the ideology of hate. But it is a hard path. By the way, what I just described to you is going to be defended at the Bush Institute. But it is a different foreign policy from the past, which was one that said what mattered to US interests was a stable region. But on 9/11 stability didn’t work.”