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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 new lie about Iraq. Jon Basil Utley recalls how the Bush …
If the war remains unauthorized, it could be easier to end U.S. involvement.
“Humanitarian” interventionists grow strangely quiet when the U.S. is taking sides in a war that is inflicting enormous harm on a civilian population.
The Saudi intervention has been both entirely unnecessary and extremely harmful.
Graham is running to promote hard-line foreign policy views that are already overrepresented in the current field.
Only a fanatic could look at the devastation wrought by the Iraq war conclude that the world is better place because of it.
The U.S. is volunteering to bribe a client government that has actively tried to derail a major U.S. diplomatic initiative.
Jeb Bush is peddling fantasies about Iraq.
Jindal endorses a position that would have the U.S. start another illegal and unjustified war.
Trying to reinstall a deposed leader must be one of the most dubious justifications for waging war against another country.
The war is likely to provide the Saudis with nothing except increasing costs and increased insecurity.
The Iraq war was far worse than a mistake.
Prioritizing safety above all other things is potentially quite dangerous.
The good news is that Christie will never be in a position to implement his horrible policy ideas.
If a party remains determined to learn nothing from its past failures, it should remain in the political wilderness.
“Preventive” war is always unnecessary, and there can be no justification for it.
Christie’s complaint is that the U.S. is not allowing the Gulf states to decide what our policies should be.
Until the Saudi-led campaign ends and the blockade is lifted, Yemen can’t begin to rebuild or recover.
Time to stop holding Saudi Arabia’s hand. Jeremy Shapiro and Richard Sokolsky …
Rubio thinks that the U.S. should have been doing more to help the Saudis pummel and wreck Yemen.← Older posts
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