Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Aaron David Miller”

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