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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.
The lack of attention makes it much easier for the U.S. and Britain to continue their disgraceful support for an indefensible war.
Rubio backs the war on Yemen, and his only objection is that the U.S. is not more deeply involved in it.
Iran hawks in Congress have interfered enough to strengthen the hand of Iran’s negotiators in the final stages of the talks.
How not to write about Iran. Ishaan Tharoor offers a guide in …
Cruz’s pretense that he “stands” with the people of Cuba by opposing normalization is risible.
McConnell confirms that there could never be any deal that would satisfy him and other Iran hawks.
Hawks have every incentive to try to use Iran’s ancient history and crude stereotypes about Iranians for the purpose of threat inflation and sowing distrust.
Yemen has been kicked into the abyss thanks to an unnecessary war that our government continues to support.
Christie’s rhetoric reflects some of the biggest mistakes that hawks make when thinking about foreign policy.
All of the regimes that hard-liners have assumed could not be deterred have been far more concerned with self-preservation and survival.
Iran’s regional reach is very limited.
The foolish desire to back our clients up regardless of their actions keeps prevailing.
Jeb Bush isn’t even pretending to support foreign policy restraint.
Corker’s own legislation has made it more likely that Obama will agree to terms that are even less satisfactory to hawkish critics
Assuming that a country’s problems can and should be addressed by partitioning the country is dangerous.
It is hard to take a hawk like McCain seriously on Ukraine.
The fear of cowardice. Chris Walsh explains the role the idea of …
O’Malley offers a faint echo of Clinton on foreign policy.
Christie would be fortunate to do as well as Giuliani did in 2008.
An American decision to withdraw from a given war doesn’t tell us anything about the U.S. commitment to other allies← Older posts
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