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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.
MBS’ short, lousy foreign policy record tells us we should expect more bad judgment and reckless behavior from the Saudis
No government with any self-respect would submit to these demands.
Debacles of this kind are becoming more and more ordinary under May’s leadership.
Trump’s enthusiastic embrace of the Saudis and their allies allows our reckless clients to ignore criticism from the State Department.
Elevating a young royal with such a thin and poor record promises to create a lot of problems for Saudi Arabia
There isn’t a good or compelling reason why the U.S. has been meddling in Syria’s conflict.
Kurdish independence would spark new conflicts and complicate existing ones.
Shooting down a Syrian plane inside its own country under these circumstances is nothing less than an unprovoked act of war against another state.
These measures are a sop to hard-line dead-enders that loathe diplomatic engagement.
The risks to U.S. and allied pilots have just increased substantially
The global order myth. Andrew Bacevich reminds us why laments for the …
The ‘rules based order’ was conveniently ignored when other sovereign states were illegally attacked
Now there can be a real debate over U.S. support for the atrocious and unnecessary Saudi-led war.
Perversely, her own weakness protects her from immediate removal by her party.
Starting tomorrow I’ll be traveling for most of the rest of this …
It is a testament to how badly May failed that she has left her party in such a bad state that it can’t risk ousting her right away for fear of losing the next election.
It is outrageous to suggest that the U.S. should sponsor terrorist attacks anywhere.
Trump is putting the U.S. fully on one side of an internecine quarrel in which none of the governments involved deserves our support.
Having given the Saudis et al. the greenest of green lights beforehand, the Trump administration now appears unprepared and out of their depth.
Theresa May’s strategy explodes in her face. Michael Brendan Dougherty considers the …← Older posts
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