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.

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 …

Containment and the “De-Reaganizing” of Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s op-ed today was intended to answer criticisms of what he …

Rand Paul’s Strategic Ambiguity and Iran

Rand Paul opposes locking the U.S. into unnecessary specific commitments: Containment of …

Throwing Weapons At The Problem

The Chicago Tribune laments that the U.S. isn’t already throwing weapons at …

The BJP and India’s No First-Use Policy

Krista Mahr reports on a new poll showing that the Bharatiya Janata …

Alliances and “Credibility” Arguments

Mira Rapp-Hooper criticizes the idea that Crimean annexation has damaging implications for …

Israel’s Unsurprising Response to Crimean Annexation

Ha’aretz reports that the Obama administration is annoyed that Israel puts its …

The U.S. Hasn’t “Betrayed” Ukraine

Matthew Kaminski makes an obnoxious accusation about the U.S. and Ukraine: But …

The Bridegroom Comes

Behold, the Bridegroom is coming at midnight. * Blessed is the servant …

Blessed Is He That Cometh In The Name of the Lord

By raising Lazarus from the dead before Thy passion, Thou didst confirm …

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Making sense of the Cambodian genocide. George Packer reviews Thierry Cruvellier’s The …

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