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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.
It is because we are so secure that our government can “get away with” being heedless and irresponsible in its conduct of foreign policy.
It’s not a surprising choice for Ryan, but it will be amusing to see his fans in conservative media treat it as one.
Familiarity breeds contempt, and Americans are very familiar with Clinton.
On foreign policy, Corker has a mostly bad record.
Nothing could be more “old and tired” than trying to create a splinter faction devoted to unreconstructed Bushism.
So many of the reports on the Saudi-led intervention have accepted the Saudis’ self-serving, dishonest framing of the conflict.
What Stacey keeps calling the Clinton “doctrine” is just unfocused meddling in every conflict that comes along.
Clinton’s hawk-in-waiting. Philip Giraldi reviews the record of Victoria Nuland, a likely …
Expanding the alliance into more of northern Europe doesn’t make sense for these countries, and their governments are smart to recognize that.
Trump berated Obama for not taking military action, because that seemed the clear anti-Obama position to take at the time.
No matter how destructive a military intervention is, McCain will defend it as long as it is waged by the U.S. or one of our clients.
Clinton promises to take most of what’s wrong with U.S. foreign policy and make it worse.
The horrifying conditions in Yemen are the result of the policy being pursued by the Saudis and their allies with U.S. and British support.
If you think highly of Sasse, it makes no sense to encourage him to make himself politically radioactive to the vast majority of Republicans.
Besides the rank fear-mongering involved, the problem with Cameron’s claims is that they don’t make a lot of sense.
Truman’s example is not a great one to follow, but it makes sense that Clinton would want to follow it.
The Saudis have been working overtime to avoid accountability for their crimes over the last year.
Sasse can’t have missed that most Republican primary voters in his state backed Trump last week.
The idea doesn’t make any sense, and it almost certainly spells the end of the political career of any Republican who agrees to do it.
For good or ill, Ryan is the consummate team player.← Older posts
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