Author Archives: Daniel Larison

About Daniel Larison

Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and is a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Dallas. Follow him on Twitter.

Mindless Interventionism Is Bad For America

Leon Wieseltier makes a very tired argument: It turns out that Obama’s …

Killing Syrians For Ukraine (II)

Robert Golan-Vilella also rejects Slaughter’s terrible proposal for what the U.S. should …

Killing Syrians For Ukraine

Anne-Marie Slaughter reminds us why we’re glad that she doesn’t work in …

Why Are Republican Senate Candidates Struggling?

Ross Douthat suggests an explanation for why Republican Senate candidates appear to …

The Problem With The Old Hawkishness

Cathy Young makes a tedious argument against the “new isolationism.” Here she …

Thoughtless Rhetoric and Foreign Crises

Josh Rogin reports on Bob Corker’s unhappiness with administration policy on Ukraine: …

Cameron’s Terrible Foreign Policy Record

Freddy Gray tries to make sense of David Cameron’s political career. Here …

Fixing the U.S.-Brazil Relationship

Roger Cohen makes the case for an improved U.S.-Brazilian relationship in a …

The Hawkish Need To Take Sides (II)

Andrew Stravers makes an unconvincing comparison between the Ukraine crisis and the …

The Delusions of American Hawks

Fred Hiatt endorses a silly argument from a few weeks ago: Recently, …

Christ Is Risen!

CHRIST IS RISEN FROM THE DEAD, TRAMPLING DOWN DEATH BY DEATH, AND …

Holy Saturday

When Thou didst descend to death 0 Life Immortal, Thou didst slay …

He Who Hung the Earth Upon the Waters Is Hung Upon the Cross

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why Holy Thursday matters to Christians. Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry explains. The role of …

Confrontation Can’t Be Avoided By Actively Seeking It

The Economist wants to confront Russia now: The West has seen Russia …

Realism and “Credibility”

Stephen Walt considers the reasons why many realists have usually opposed U.S. …

Neoconservatives and Military Intervention

Matt Purple continues last week’s discussion about neoconservatism. He objects to Salam’s …

When Keeping Military Action “On the Table” Is Useless

Jim Arkedis wants the U.S. to keep the option of using force …

Holy Thursday

When the glorious disciples were enlightened at the washing of their feet …

Reagan and the Ukraine Crisis

The National Review editors make a typically nonsensical claim about the Ukraine …

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