If there was one person responsible for ending the draft in the United States, it was Milton Friedman. At least that’s what his acolyte, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, says. In the 1960s, Friedman was a vocal opponent of conscription, likening a draft-based army to a “slave force.” To the Chicago Council on Foreign […]
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