Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Barack Obama”

The Administration’s Desperate Bid to “Reassure” Bad Clients

The U.S. shouldn’t be responding to its Gulf clients’ complaints by offering them increased support.

Posted May 1st, 2015

Congress’ Screwed-Up Foreign Policy Priorities

Congress tries to interfere with U.S. diplomacy while giving the president free rein to wage illegal wars.

Posted April 30th, 2015

The Continuing Cluelessness of Hard-liners

If they can tack on their amendments, the Iran hawks will be making it easier for Obama to veto Corker-Cardin.

Posted April 27th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Not being defined by genocide. Meline Toumani argues against letting remembrance of …

Posted April 24th, 2015

The Politics of the Libyan War

If politicians were judged on the quality of their record, Libya would be a major problem for Clinton.

Posted April 24th, 2015

The U.S. Isn’t “Assisting” Iran’s Rise

Opponents of a nuclear deal want to keep promoting a false story that Iran is “on the march.”

Posted April 24th, 2015

The U.S. Continues to Enable Its Reckless Client’s War

Continuing to assist in the wrecking of Yemen is indefensible.

Posted April 23rd, 2015

The U.S. Needs to End Its Support for the War on Yemen

The U.S. ought to have opposed the war from the start, but ending support for it now is imperative.

Posted April 21st, 2015

A Dangerous Escalation of the U.S. Role in the War on Yemen

U.S. involvement has never seemed more unwise or more contrary to U.S. interests than it does now.

Posted April 20th, 2015

The Corker-Cardin Iran Bill

The “compromise” bill is better than the original version, it is still unwarranted meddling that could make the negotiations more difficult.

Posted April 20th, 2015

U.S. Backing for the Disastrous War on Yemen Continues

No U.S. interests are being served here.

Posted April 17th, 2015

Report: Cuba to Be Removed from State Sponsors of Terrorism List

An appropriate and long overdue decision.

Posted April 14th, 2015

The Hawkish Campaign Against Paul Begins

The focused attacks on Paul show there was no point in trying to placate hard-liners.

Posted April 7th, 2015

The Reckless Saudi War on Yemen

The war on Yemen is already backfiring and harming regional security.

Posted April 3rd, 2015

Obama’s Awful Decision to Resume Miltary Aid to Egypt

The administration is flouting U.S. law in the process.

Posted April 1st, 2015

There Is No “Coming Break” with Israel

There might be a temporary end to some of the usual reflexive support

Posted March 30th, 2015

The GOP’s Absurd Israel Litmus Test

Hard-liners have redefined support to mean offering a blank check.

Posted March 28th, 2015