Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “"Arab Spring"”

Lessons from the Libyan War

One lesson that the Libyan war should teach us is that the U.S. and its allies are far too quick to want to take sides in foreign disputes and conflicts.

Posted November 19th, 2014

Maybe It’s Time to Give Up on Forced Historical Analogies

I know I should leave it alone, but Thomas Friedman’s latest is …

Posted April 10th, 2013

The Limits of “Speaking Out”

Gideon Rachman repeats a common and very tired argument: In his first …

Posted November 27th, 2012

The Politics of the So-Called “Arab Winter”

Scoblete flags this odd comment from Alex Altman: If the Arab spring …

Posted September 13th, 2012

The Republican Platform and “the Arab Spring”

There was another odd statement in the foreign policy section of the …

Posted August 26th, 2012