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.
How fear won in Britain. Freddy Gray reflects on the fear-mongering from …
In both the Scottish and EU referendums, Cameron miscalculated about as badly as one can.
Voters came back to bite the political class at the most critical moment.
Instead of quashing his Euroskeptic detractors, Cameron presided over their greatest success to date.
Leave has a decent chance of an outright win.
Backing the Saudi-led war is morally abhorrent and one of the worst foreign policy decisions of this century.
When the status quo option involves something as unappealing as the EU, it would be very tempting for most people to repudiate it.
Rubio will have a hard time defending his record of neglecting his job.
EU leaders will almost certainly greet a “Brexit” vote with dismay, anger, and increased contempt for voters.
Why the Senate’s militarist caucus will lose in November
Kaine would seem to be the best choice.
Nothing could be easier or more predictable for someone in our government than calling for U.S. airstrikes against another state.
There is no appetite anywhere in Europe for “ever closer union.”
Threat inflaters always look for ways to take normal, self-interested behavior and make it seem especially sinister and extraordinarily dangerous.
The possibility that a “Brexit” vote might lead to the break-up of the EU isn’t going to worry voters that already view it with disdain.
How “Brexit” won over the Tories. Matthew d’Ancona traces the history of …
It is rarely a good sign when diplomats are the ones pushing for military action.
When all politicians are distrusted more or less equally, the side that tells you to distrust and/or ignore elite opinion will tend to win more support.
British influence inside the EU has been waning for decades, and seems certain to be reduced even more if Britain were to vote to remain in.
Somehow the enormous scale of the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in Yemen continues to be overlooked by most of the rest of the world.← Older posts
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