Undercutting American interventionism around the world will be the focus of the new Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, the former Texas congressman said.
The former presidential candidate will hold a news conference on Wednesday to introduce the effort, The Hill reports
. It seeks to work across party lines and create opportunities for students to become involved in related issues.
“The neo-conservative era is dead,” a media announcement says on Paul’s Facebook page.
“The ill-advised policies pushed by the neo-cons have everywhere led to chaos and destruction, and to a hatred of the United States and its people,” the announcement continues. Multi-trillion-dollar wars have not made the world a safer place; they have only bankrupted our economic future.
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“The Ron Paul Institute will provide the tools and the education to chart a new course with the understanding that only through a peaceful foreign policy can we hope for a prosperous tomorrow.”
Members of the new organization invited to join Paul on Wednesday include GOP Reps. Walter Jones of North Carolina and John Duncan Jr. of Tennessee; former Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio, and former judge Andrew Napolitano, who is popular among libertarians, The Hill reports.
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