Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Andrew Bacevich”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

McCain’s tired dogma. Andrew Bacevich responds to John McCain’s Liberty Medal speech. …

Posted October 20th, 2017

McCain and American Ideals

Americans shouldn’t have to choose between “half-baked, spurious nationalism” and the irresponsible interventionism identified with McCain.

Posted October 19th, 2017

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Foreign policy realists hit nerve with establishment elite. Andrew Bacevich responds to …

Posted September 22nd, 2017

Two Tedious Attacks on Realists

Attacks on academic realists are written to shore up the boundaries of what passes for acceptable “mainstream” foreign policy thought in Washington.

Posted September 20th, 2017

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No time for Kurdish independence. Adile Shamoo details the obstacles to an …

Posted August 11th, 2017

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Britain didn’t fight WWII, the British Empire did. William Dalrymple reviews Yasmin …

Posted July 28th, 2017

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The global order myth. Andrew Bacevich reminds us why laments for the …

Posted June 16th, 2017

The Hollow ‘Rules-Based Order’

The ‘rules based order’ was conveniently ignored when other sovereign states were illegally attacked

Posted June 15th, 2017

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The “Blob” strikes back. Andrew Bacevich responds to a new report from …

Posted May 26th, 2017

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Memo for McMaster. Andrew Bacevich offers Trump’s National Security Advisor some suggestions …

Posted April 14th, 2017

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The fiction of U.S. isolationism. Andrew Bacevich correctly wants to banish the …

Posted April 7th, 2017

Why the ‘Isolationist’ Slur Survives

The purpose of the label has always been to distort the positions of the people to whom it is applied.

Posted April 4th, 2017

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The odds against antiwar warriors. Andrew Bacevich reviews Michael Kazin’s War Against …

Posted March 31st, 2017

Why War Opponents Usually Lose

New wars have become so common that they are greeted with a shrug or bored acceptance.

Posted March 30th, 2017

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The never-ending war in Afghanistan. Andrew Bacevich comments on America’s longest war …

Posted March 17th, 2017

Our Perpetual War Political Culture

Most of our politicians think that our government must exercise “leadership” in the world in the form of military action, so they can’t imagine bringing foreign wars to an end.

Posted March 17th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted March 10th, 2017