Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Aaron David Miller”

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

Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics

Aaron David Miller objects to contempt for domestic political considerations in foreign …

Posted July 3rd, 2013

Optimism and the Iraq War

Aaron David Miller discusses American optimism as a product of the country’s …

Posted April 17th, 2013

Rubio Doesn’t Think He Needs to “Move Beyond” the Bush Era

Aaron David Miller piles on Rubio’s recent article on foreign policy: Rubio …

Posted February 20th, 2013

Why Foreign Policy Was Mostly Ignored Last Night

Aaron David Miller and Fred Kaplan make similar observations about the limited …

Posted February 13th, 2013

What Is the Hagel Fight “Really” About?

Aaron David Miller makes the case that the anti-Hagel campaign is ultimately …

Posted January 15th, 2013

Hagel, Obama, and Israel

Gil Troy writes a very strange piece on Hagel and Obama at …

Posted December 15th, 2012

“Special” Relationships and Security Dependents

Conor Friedersdorf reacts to the section of the Aaron David Miller article …

Posted July 26th, 2012

Anglo-Saxons and Anglophilia

A constructive U.S.-British relationship has no need for sentimental attachment.

Posted July 25th, 2012

Leadership, Green Lantern Theory, and Authoritarianism

Aaron David Miller discusses leadership: Indeed, we have a cartoonish view of …

Posted June 27th, 2012

The Futility of Having a Secretary of State with a “Different Worldview”

Michael Cohen recently proposed an alternative to an administration foreign policy defined …

Posted June 25th, 2012