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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.
Neoconservative fairy tales about Syria. Matt Purple debunks some of the most …
The U.S. acts as if it is a mere spectator to the actions of its clients.
It is incumbent on the administration to do what it can to repair the damage it has helped to cause.
Kasich proves that he can’t be trusted with the presidency.
The latest bombing is just the most recent example in a well-documented pattern of coalition airstrikes hitting civilian targets.
Arming Ukraine has always been a lousy idea, but it is even worse now.
Some scrutiny from Congress is welcome, but there needs to be much more.
Clinton’s Syria position is part of a pattern of making terrible decisions regarding military intervention.
The real shame of Obama’s Syria policy is that he has made the mistake of listening to his hawkish detractors.
Military interventions that are sold as “limited” and defensive in nature at the beginning can easily morph into a much more ambitious and aggressive policy.
Putting the U.S. on a collision course with Russia over Syria is one of the most irresponsible things that a presidential candidate could promise to do.
The U.S. is assisting ugly client regimes as they lay waste to an impoverished country.
The calls for a “no-fly zone” in Syria should be flatly rejected.
It’s not surprising that Clinton has taken a foreign policy position that is horrible on the merits.
There is virtually no conflict that hawks don’t want the U.S. to join, and once joined there is no conflict that they don’t want to escalate.
Russia: superpower or proxy? Kevin Sullivan comments on Russia’s expanded military role …
Instead of taking the lack of obvious allies as a warning to stay out entirely, the U.S. keeps trying to find a way to take sides.
It’s important to understand the lengths to which the U.S. is prepared to go to back up the indefensible Saudi-led campaign.
Hawks are proposing that the U.S. risk the possibility of armed conflict with the Russians over Syria for no reason.
McCain distinguishes himself as one of the most shameless and disgraceful supporters of the war on Yemen.← Older posts
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