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Many of the ARI articles referenced on ARI Watch are now missing from ARI’s website.  Some Op-Eds, such as those promoting Bush for president – in violation of ARI’s non-profit status – disappeared soon after their appearance.  All Op-Eds by Robert Tracinski disappeared not long after he published, after he’d left ARI, articles about the relation between philosophy and culture that contradicted Leonard Peikoff.  David Holcberg’s Letter to the Editor “Thank Pinochet” disappeared soon after it appeared.  When ARI updated its website in March 2014 articles dated before 2008 disappeared.

Below are archived copies of ARI’s disappeared foreign policy articles up to mid 2004, all but three on the Internet Wayback Machine. Then a list of titles (only) of foreign policy articles from mid 2004 to near the end of 2007. Given a title you might find a copy of the article by searching the Internet for the title in quotes along with “ayn rand institute” in quotes.

Articles endorsing or approving of Bush’s election in 2000 are colored blue. (There were two pre-election endorsements. One not archived by the Internet Wayback Machine is missing here.) The infamous “Let’s Roll” Letter to the Editor of March 20, 2003 on the eve of the Iraq invasion is colored red. ARI reprinted some articles several times over the years; only one random date is shown here.

Israel’s – and America’s – Fundamental Choice

What to Do about Terrorism

Iraq: The Wrong War
January 28, 1997
(By 2002 ARI thought Iraq was the right war, as a prelude to Iran.)

Goal of the Oklahoma Bombers and the Militias
June 18, 1997

Fanning the Flames of Terrorism
September 15, 1998

America’s Real Choice
November 6, 2000

The Two Americas
November 13, 2000

It Depends On What the Meaning of the Word “Vote” Is
November 20, 2000

The Democrats’ “World of Non-A”
November 27, 2000

Where Are the Bloodhounds?
December 4, 2000

How America Abets Its Terrorist Foes
February 15, 2001

The Palestinian Choice
June 20, 2001

Calls for Palestinian State Spell Suicide for Palestinians
August 15, 2001

Fifty Years of Appeasement Led to Black Tuesday
September 12, 2001

What a Real War Looks Like
September 14, 2001

Crime or War?
September 17, 2001

We Are All Israelis Now
September 18, 2001

It Is Time to Declare War
September 20, 2001

War, Nuclear Weapons and “Innocents”
September 22, 2001
(This article reappeared on ARI’s website in 2017.)

The Lessons of War
September 24, 2001

America’s Battle with Moral Uncertainty
“The United States Must Wage War with a Moral Righteousness Matching That of Her Enemies”
September 24, 2001

Why Do They Hate Us?
October 1, 2001

End States Who Sponsor Terrorism
October 2, 2001

Radical Islam’s Assault on Human Life
October 4, 2001

Terrorists vs. America
“What America Stands For and Why the Terrorists Hate Us”
October 5, 2001

America Disarmed
October 22, 2001

The Immorality of a “Compassionate War” on Terrorism
October 23, 2001

Allowing Israel to Destroy the PLO Helps Defend the U.S.
“Israel Is America’s Military and Cultural Front Line against Terrorism”
November 8, 2001

War Powers Without War
December 3, 2001

“Peace Process”: Israel’s Path to Suicide
December 6, 2001

Ending the Peace Process War
December 17, 2001

The Real Person of the Year
December 31, 2001

Innocents in War?
January 9, 2002
(An expurgated January 18, 2002 version of this article reappeared on ARI’s website in 2017.)

Fading Shock and Fading Resolve
January 14, 2002

The Powell Problem
February 4, 2002

Multilateralism’s One-Way Street
February 11, 2002

The War on Terrorism and the War on Reality
February 18, 2002

Israel’s Suicide
March 4, 2002

Forgotten Heroes
March 8, 2002

U.N. Call For Palestinian State Suicide For Palestinians
March 13, 2002

Who is George Bush?
March 18, 2002

We Are Either With Israel, Or We Are With the Terrorists
April 1, 2002

The Palestinian Choice
April 10, 2002

Why Israel Must Not Withdraw
April 15, 2002

Israel Has A Moral Right To Its Life
May 8, 2002

What They Knew And When They Knew It
May 20, 2002

Honoring Virtue
May 22, 2002
(This is a preprint dated May 19.)

On Flag Day Celebrate America’s Core Values: Reason, Rights, and Science
June 6, 2002

Israel Has A Moral Right To Its Life
June 20, 2002

Bush’s Vision For Peace: Prelude To War
June 27, 2002

Don’t Blame Our Intelligence Agencies – Blame Our Unprincipled Foreign Policy
July 9, 2002
(This article reappeared on ARI’s website in 2017.)

No Conflict Between Liberty and Security
August 5, 2002

Talk vs. Ideas
August 14, 2002

America Is NOT Winning the War
August 26, 2002

What Ever Happened to “Let’s Roll!”?
August 26, 2002

Forgotten Heroes of 9/11
September 3, 2002

The Case for “Destabilization”
September 4, 2002

Why We Are Losing the War on Terrorism
September 6, 2002

Betrayal of The Bush Doctrine
September 11, 2002

What Have We Lost?
September 11, 2002

The Meaning of Heroism
September 17, 2002

Bush Loses the War, Again
September 18, 2002

Giving Real Meaning to Veterans Day
November 4, 2002

Thinking It Alone
October 8, 2002

The Grand Illusion
October 23, 2002

Wins and Losses
November 13, 2002

War and Morality
December 2, 2002

Peacenik Warmongers
December 9, 2002

Peace on Earth — and Its Price
December 25, 2002

America’s Non-Resolve to Fight Evil
January 22, 2003

The Iraq Charade
January 22, 2003

Bush’s Faith-Based Initiative Against Freedom
January 29, 2003

To America’s Armed Forces
(This is a talk Ayn Rand gave at West Point. What makes it obscene here is that ARI reprinted it as part of their invade Iraq propaganda effort.)
February 3, 2003

America Needs a Leader Like George Washington
February 11, 2003

In Defense of the Cowboy
February 26, 2003

Innocents in War
March 6, 2003

They Hate Us, Too
March 17, 2003

Let’s Roll
March 20, 2003

Smashing Windows for Peace
March 25, 2003

Stop Apologizing for Civilian Casualties
April 3, 2003

The Ideological Reconstruction of Iraq
April 15, 2003

Iraqi Freedom Requires Individual Rights
April 21, 2003

Liberty, Not Democracy, in Iraq
May 8, 2003

The Real Museum Looters
May 12, 2003

The Road to Victory Goes Through Tehran
May 14, 2003

The Road Map to Hell
June 2, 2003

On Flag Day Celebrate America’s Core Values: Reason, Rights and Science
June 10, 2003

Reductio ad Totalitarianism
June 26, 2003

Death to Theocracy: America Must Act Now to Bring Down Iran’s Regime
June 30, 2003

Foreign Policy and Self-Interest
July 17, 2003

Don’t Blame Our Intelligence Agencies – Blame Our Unprincipled Foreign Policy
July 18, 2003

The Timid War on Terrorism
September 4, 2003

Thank Pinochet
September 15, 2003

The U.S. Must Stop Undermining Israel’s War on Terrorism
September 23, 2003

The Mounting Threat of Homegrown Terrorism
September 24, 2003

American Appeasement in Iraq
October 6, 2003

Giving Real Meaning to Veterans Day
November 7, 2003

An Open Letter to the People of Iraq
December 8, 2003

No Trial For Saddam!
December 17, 2003

Diverting the Blame for 9/11
March 31, 2004
(This article reappeared on ARI’s website in 2017.)

American Appeasement in Iraq
April 8, 2004

America’s Compassion in Iraq is Self-Destructive
April 20, 2004
(This article reappeared on ARI’s website in 2017.)

World Opinion Be Damned
June 3, 2004
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Columbus Day: The Cure for 9/11
October 11, 2004

Giving Real Meaning to Veterans Day
October 27, 2004

Arafat’s Undeserved Honor: The West’s Shame
November 11, 2004

America’s Compassion in Iraq Is Self-Destructive
January 12, 2005

Bush’s Betrayal of America: The Iraqi Elections
January 28, 2005

An Open Letter to the People of Iraq
February 3, 2005

Betraying the Real Freedom Fighters
May 13, 2005

Fight the Root of Terrorism With Bombs, Not Bread
July 25, 2005

Israel’s Deadly Appeasement Process Continues
August 26, 2005

The Perversity of U.S. Backing for the Gaza Retreat
August 30, 2005

“Muslim Opinion” Be Damned
September 12, 2005

The UN’s “Virtue” Is Its Vice
September 21, 2005

The Foreign Policy of Guilt
September 29, 2005

The Advent of Freedom?
October 12, 2005

Death to “Diplomacy” with Iran
October 27, 2005

To Save Lives, Legalize Trade in Organs
November 15, 2005

The Injustice of Saddam’s Trial
January 27, 2006

Washington’s Pro-Hamas Foreign Policy
May 17, 2006

Washington’s Failed War in Afghanistan
June 8, 2006

Diplomacy Only Encourages North Korea’s Belligerence
June 24, 2006

The U.S.-Israeli Suicide Pact
July 20, 2006

The Indispensable Condition of Peace
July 21, 2006

Why We Are Losing Hearts and Minds
September 6, 2006

The Terrorists’ Motivation: Islam
September 11, 2006

What Real War Looks Like
December 7, 2006

How to Truly Support our Troops
January 15, 2007

Washington’s Make-Believe Policy on Iran
February 12, 2007

What We Owe Our Soldiers
May 28, 2007

How to Stop Iran?
June 20, 2007

The Real Disgrace: Washington’s Battlefield “Ethics”
July 2, 2007

Study of Troops’ Mental Health, Ethics Indicts Bush’s Selfless War
[which ARI supported and now pretends it didn’t]
May 16, 2007

Is Washington With Us?
October 25, 2007

Who Really Supports Our Troops?
September 27, 2007

Why Was Washington Surprised by the Pakistan Crisis?
November 30, 2007