Daniel Larison

Posts in category “foreign policy”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Is Trump a realist? Leon Hadar considers the evidence and concludes that …

Posted February 5th, 2016

Foreign Policy and the Democratic Debate

Clinton may be able to give a more fleshed-out debate answer, but we also know that she is more likely to get the U.S. involved in unnecessary wars than her rival.

Posted February 5th, 2016

Rubio’s Accomplishments in the Senate

Santorum couldn’t come up with anything because there aren’t any accomplishments to be named.

Posted February 4th, 2016

Santorum Endorses Rubio

Santorum is confident that Rubio is just as ideological and dangerous on foreign policy as he is.

Posted February 4th, 2016

Realists and the Trump Trap

Maybe realists think backing Trump is the sort of short-sighted and ill-considered course of action that they are warning other people against all the time.

Posted February 3rd, 2016

Paul Drops Out

It matters more now for the causes Paul cares about that he be re-elected to the Senate.

Posted February 3rd, 2016

Trump’s Foreign Policy

Trump isn’t a realist.

Posted February 3rd, 2016

The U.S. Should Halt Its Support for the War on Yemen

It is a serious mistake to “blindly back” the Saudis in their war.

Posted February 2nd, 2016

The Limits of Rubiomania

The more that party leaders try to foist Rubio on a party that is sick of their leadership, the more he will be rejected.

Posted February 2nd, 2016

Should Realists Support Trump?

There are many reasons why realists wouldn’t want to get behind Trump.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Rejecting the Elite Consensus

The leaders of the major parties now face a reckoning for their neglect of and poorly-hidden contempt for their voters.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Judging Cuba Normalization by an Unfair Standard

Normal relations with one of our closest neighbors should exist as a matter of course.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Sen. Murphy Calls for Ending U.S. Support for War on Yemen

Murphy has done a great service by speaking out publicly against U.S. support for the appalling Saudi-led war.

Posted February 1st, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The presidential campaign is ISIS’ latest victim. Michael Cohen shows how constant …

Posted January 29th, 2016

Sanders and Foreign Policy

Sanders seems leery of talking about foreign policy unless he absolutely has to.

Posted January 29th, 2016

The Seventh Republican Debate

Rubio had his worst debate last night when he could least afford it.

Posted January 29th, 2016

Previewing the Seventh Republican Debate

Bush, Kasich, and Christie will be hoping to trip up Rubio and weaken him ahead of New Hampshire.

Posted January 28th, 2016