Daniel Larison

Posts in category “politics”

Hawkish Delusions and “Staying the Course”

Daniel Henninger makes the latest unpersuasive attempt to spin the public’s aversion …

Posted July 31st, 2014

Libya and Hawkish Revisionism

Max Boot indulges in some convenient revisionism: Saturday was the day the …

Posted July 30th, 2014

The “Middle Course” of Increased Hawkishness

George Will proposes a “middle course” between Bush and Obama on foreign …

Posted July 30th, 2014

Gaza and Self-Defense

Jonathan Chait explains why the latest Gaza military operation has made him …

Posted July 30th, 2014

Mead’s Ridiculous Linkage Argument

Walter Russell Mead must be kidding: Unhappily for the Obama administration, the …

Posted July 29th, 2014

Saakashvili’s Fan Club vs. the Rule of Law

Mark Adomanis comments on the charges filed by Georgian prosecutors against the …

Posted July 29th, 2014

Americans Don’t Want the U.S. To Take Sides in Foreign Conflicts

There were some interesting YouGov findings on American public opinion and foreign …

Posted July 28th, 2014

A Few More Fixes for Republican Foreign Policy

Jim Antle makes five useful suggestions on how to improve Republican foreign …

Posted July 28th, 2014

The Dishonest Charge of Withdrawal and Disengagement

Fred Hiatt very much wants us to believe that America’s “gradual withdrawal” …

Posted July 28th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Time for U.S. forces to leave South Korea. Christopher Lee makes the …

Posted July 25th, 2014

Cruz’s Latest Stunt

Rosie Gray reports on Ted Cruz’s latest stunt: Cruz said earlier this …

Posted July 25th, 2014

The Dangerous and Unnecessary “League of Democracies”

Jonah Goldberg revives a lousy idea: So I return again to an …

Posted July 25th, 2014

“Real” Presidents and Demands for “Leadership”

Krauthammer makes a typically ridiculous but revealing argument: A real U.S. president …

Posted July 24th, 2014

Gaza and U.S. Public Opinion

Gallup finds that Americans are split on the question of whether Israel’s …

Posted July 24th, 2014

Gaza and Moral Idiocy

Rich Lowry dutifully recites the official line on the conflict in Gaza: …

Posted July 24th, 2014

The Folly of Unquestioning Support for a Client

Politico reports some of Rand Paul’s recent foreign policy comments: Potential GOP …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Why Republicans Still Haven’t Regained the Public’s Trust on Foreign Policy

Matt Yglesias comments on a new Politico poll: By a margin of …

Posted July 23rd, 2014