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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.
Trump will be getting better advice than he was when Flynn was there.
Wrongly designating nonviolent groups as part of a terrorist organization feeds into jihadist propaganda.
Appointing him would mean endorsing some of the very worst that the GOP has to offer on foreign policy.
The administration is reliably belligerent, but otherwise it is unreliable.
The new battle for Afghanistan. Kelley Vlahos reports on the war in …
I can scarcely blame Harward for not wanting the job, but by all accounts he would have been a marked improvement over Flynn.
U.S. support for the indefensible war on Yemen is an ongoing disgrace and an enduring blot on our country’s reputation.
It is likely that this coalition would become a vehicle for launching attacks on neighbors in the name of “opposing” Iranian influence where it is already negligible.
This makes the U.S. position even more lopsidedly in favor of Israel than it was before.
Flynn’s departure is very good news for the country.
Expanding the alliance is a bad idea in any case, but if most people there don’t want to join it is even harder to justify.
Obsessively “defending” Israel at the U.N. is the only part of the U.S. role there the Trump administration cares about.
There are few client states less deserving of more U.S. support than the Saudis and their Gulf allies.
There is increasing danger that the Iran-obsessed Trump administration is looking for ways to turn our shameful policy in Yemen into a pretext for direct conflict with Iran.
Iran hawks take the White House. Philip Giraldi warns us about Michael …
If Trump is now echoing the shoddy arguments against New START, that’s bad news for improving relations with Russia.
The Gulf states are delighted that the president and his officials are buying into their dishonest justification for their war.
That isn’t a surprise, but it is another indication that the shameful U.S. support for the war on Yemen is going to increase.
The administration can’t designate the entire group as a terrorist organization without flouting the law.
The alliance gains nothing from making Montenegro a member.← Older posts
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