Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Aaron David Miller”

The Tillerson-Trump Rift

The rift between him and the president is impossible to ignore.

Posted October 5th, 2017

North Korea and Trump Administration Dysfunction

So long as denuclearization remains the goal of U.S. policy, that policy has no chance of success.

Posted October 1st, 2017

Trump, MBS, and the Noxious Saudi Relationship

The kingdom has become a regional menace and a major liability to the U.S.

Posted June 30th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Hitting Iran where it won’t hurt. Kate Kizer explains that escalating involvement …

Posted March 10th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Obama’s reckless interventionism. Bonnie Kristian reviews the record of Obama’s many wars. …

Posted January 13th, 2017

Syria and the Judgments of ‘History’

Future historians may be challenged to explain to their contemporaries why so many people were fixated on getting the U.S. mired in a foreign civil war.

Posted January 10th, 2017

How the U.S. Should Handle Its Reckless Clients

The U.S. should be much less anxious about “losing” bad client states around the world than it has been, and the clients should be much more worried about losing U.S. backing than they are.

Posted November 1st, 2016

Clinton’s Aggressive Foreign Policy

We have every reason to expect that she will be much more aggressive than Obama.

Posted May 4th, 2016

Clinton and the Immorality of ‘Get Caught Trying’ Foreign Policy

If we strip away the euphemisms and the neutral language, we can see just how immoral the “get caught trying” approach really is.

Posted April 25th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The folly of expanding draft registration. John Allen Gay sees no reason …

Posted February 12th, 2016

Yemen and “Double Standards”

The lesson from the world’s general indifference to Yemen’s suffering is not to shrug at other abuses.

Posted September 29th, 2015

The Mindless U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

The foolish desire to back our clients up regardless of their actions keeps prevailing.

Posted June 29th, 2015

Netanyahu’s Stunt and the U.S.-Israel Relationship

There probably won’t be much fallout from Netanyahu’s visit in Congress.

Posted February 2nd, 2015

The Most Overrated Bilateral Relationship in the World

The value of the U.S.-Israel relationship is constantly exaggerated so that we forget that the client state is frequently a liability.

Posted November 10th, 2014

Presidential Legacies and the Judgements of “History”

Aaron David Miller thinks he knows how “history” will judge Obama’s foreign …

Posted May 22nd, 2014

How The Decision Not To Attack Syria Aided Diplomacy With Iran

Aaron David Miller believes that the desire to pursue diplomacy with Iran …

Posted February 12th, 2014

Military Action, “No Matter How Ineffective or Risky”

Aaron David Miller makes a baffling statement: But the latest use of …

Posted August 26th, 2013