Daniel Larison

Posts in category “foreign policy”

Mindless Interventionism Is Bad For America

Leon Wieseltier makes a very tired argument: It turns out that Obama’s …

Posted April 24th, 2014

Killing Syrians For Ukraine (II)

Robert Golan-Vilella also rejects Slaughter’s terrible proposal for what the U.S. should …

Posted April 24th, 2014

Killing Syrians For Ukraine

Anne-Marie Slaughter reminds us why we’re glad that she doesn’t work in …

Posted April 23rd, 2014

The Problem With The Old Hawkishness

Cathy Young makes a tedious argument against the “new isolationism.” Here she …

Posted April 23rd, 2014

Thoughtless Rhetoric and Foreign Crises

Josh Rogin reports on Bob Corker’s unhappiness with administration policy on Ukraine: …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Cameron’s Terrible Foreign Policy Record

Freddy Gray tries to make sense of David Cameron’s political career. Here …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Fixing the U.S.-Brazil Relationship

Roger Cohen makes the case for an improved U.S.-Brazilian relationship in a …

Posted April 21st, 2014

The Hawkish Need To Take Sides (II)

Andrew Stravers makes an unconvincing comparison between the Ukraine crisis and the …

Posted April 21st, 2014

The Delusions of American Hawks

Fred Hiatt endorses a silly argument from a few weeks ago: Recently, …

Posted April 21st, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why Holy Thursday matters to Christians. Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry explains. The role of …

Posted April 18th, 2014

Realism and “Credibility”

Stephen Walt considers the reasons why many realists have usually opposed U.S. …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Neoconservatives and Military Intervention

Matt Purple continues last week’s discussion about neoconservatism. He objects to Salam’s …

Posted April 17th, 2014

When Keeping Military Action “On the Table” Is Useless

Jim Arkedis wants the U.S. to keep the option of using force …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Reagan and the Ukraine Crisis

The National Review editors make a typically nonsensical claim about the Ukraine …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Containment and the “De-Reaganizing” of Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s op-ed today was intended to answer criticisms of what he …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Rand Paul’s Strategic Ambiguity and Iran

Rand Paul opposes locking the U.S. into unnecessary specific commitments: Containment of …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Throwing Weapons At The Problem

The Chicago Tribune laments that the U.S. isn’t already throwing weapons at …

Posted April 15th, 2014