Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Alex Massie”

May Stumbles Towards the Finish Line

Failing to criticize Trump’s attacks was just one more embarrassing performance by the prime minister.

Posted June 5th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

After Trump’s visit, a feud breaks out among the Gulf states. Frida …

Posted June 2nd, 2017

The Tories May Be in Real Trouble

An election that was supposed to be a legacy-making victory for May is now something much closer to a political near-death experience for her.

Posted June 2nd, 2017

Cameron’s Failure

In both the Scottish and EU referendums, Cameron miscalculated about as badly as one can.

Posted June 24th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Armenian genocide a hundred years later. Justin Marozzi reviews Ronald Suny …

Posted April 17th, 2015

Scotland and the Conservatives’ Election Campaign

The campaign draws attention to some of unionism’s biggest weaknesses.

Posted March 12th, 2015

The Scottish Uprising

It could well be the most significant political earthquake in British politics in a century.

Posted March 4th, 2015

The SNP Surge and the British General Election

The unionist win last September may have only delayed the dissolution of the union and Scottish independence rather than preventing it all together.

Posted February 26th, 2015

Scotland and the “Fractured, Disunited Kingdom”

Keeping the union on the terms by which it was “saved” last fall may prove to be more trouble than it is worth.

Posted February 4th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Replacing Hagel. Nikolas Gvosdev identifies some of the many problems that Obama …

Posted November 28th, 2014

How the Scottish “Neverendum” Will End

Each time that London has sought to kill off Scottish nationalism, it has simply given the nationalists another platform from which to promote their agenda.

Posted November 14th, 2014

The Implosion of the Labour Party

A party can neglect its core supporters for only so long before they give up and move on to an alternative.

Posted October 30th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What Scottish independence would (and wouldn’t) mean. Angus Roxburgh reflects on what …

Posted September 12th, 2014

Scotland May Vote ‘Yes’ on Independence After All

Unionists may win this vote, but it will only encourage the nationalists to try again.

Posted September 2nd, 2014

Cameron and Iraq

Alex Massie is unhappy with Cameron on Iraq: You might think, even …

Posted August 20th, 2014

Cameron’s Terrible Foreign Policy Record

Freddy Gray tries to make sense of David Cameron’s political career. Here …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Ukraine Isn’t Joining NATO, And That’s a Very Good Thing

Alex Massie gets something very wrong: Indeed, Putin’s behaviour demonstrates that, if …

Posted March 19th, 2014