Ivan Eland (born February 23, 1958) is an American defense analyst and author. He is a Senior Fellow and Director of …
Ivan Eland in September 2011.
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Ivan Eland is an American defense analyst and author. He is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Peace, elands writings generally propose libertarian and non-interventionist policies. Eland received an M. B. A. in Applied Economics, sold weapons to Iraq prior to 1991. He has testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, ivan Eland is the author of Putting Defense Back into U. S. Defense Policy, The Empire Has No Clothes, U. S. Foreign Policy Exposed, Recarving Rushmore|Recarving Rushmore, Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity and he has also written essays, including forty-five in-depth studies on national security issues, and numerous popular articles. S. Eland is a libertarian, generally supporting non-interventionism and limited government, in Recarving Rushmore, Eland argued that historians rankings of US presidents fail to reflect presidents actual services to the country. Eland once named Jimmy Carter the best modern president, praising Carters restrained foreign policy, Eland continues to strongly oppose the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and called George W. Bushs presidency one of the worst of all time. Eland supports gun rights, he is a critic of the Affordable Care Act, regarding global warming, Eland does not believe in climate change. He argues that the threats posed are sensationalized and he has appeared on RT, formerly Russia Today, a Russian network funded by the Russian government, since 2010. Eland is on the Advisory Council of the Democracy Institute