Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Benghazi”

Foreign Policy Hawkishness Is a Dead End for the GOP

Future Republican candidates would be foolish to listen to Romney foreign policy advisers.

Posted October 22nd, 2014

Teflon Presidents and the Rally Effect

There is another point Dan McCarthy makes in his post on Benghazi …

Posted April 1st, 2013

No Margin for Error: the GOP and Foreign Policy

Dan McCarthy expands on his argument from the cover story in response …

Posted April 1st, 2013

Bolton’s Advice for Republicans: More Aggression Needed

John Bolton offers this comment from the parallel universe in which he …

Posted March 10th, 2013

Romney’s Fear of Republican Hawks Was Stronger Than His Desire for Political Advantage

One anecdote from the Post‘s post-election write-up is a good reminder why …

Posted November 7th, 2012

Romney Somehow Manages to Bungle His Biggest Opportunity to Attack on Foreign Policy

Foreign policy issues occupied a small portion of tonight’s debate, but they …

Posted October 16th, 2012

Last Week Definitely Wasn’t “the Moment Romney Won” the Election

A new Pew survey finds that Romney’s comments last week went over …

Posted September 17th, 2012

Romney Is Not a “Risk-Averse” Pragmatist

Michael Barone tries to cover for Romney on his disgraceful response from …

Posted September 17th, 2012

Romney Defenders Have to Ignore the Substance of Romney’s Statement on the Attacks

Peter Feaver does his best to ignore the substance of Romney’s statement …

Posted September 13th, 2012

Criticizing Administration Policy Is Legitimate and Absolutely Necessary, Lying About It Isn’t

John Podhoretz’s criticism of yesterday’s media coverage is typical: This was an …

Posted September 13th, 2012

When Slogans Are Not Enough

The Republican nominee’s major blunder today on the Benghazi and Cairo attacks …

Posted September 12th, 2012

Romney’s “Lehman Moment”?

Scott Galupo discerns panic in the Romney campaign’s shameless opportunism last night …

Posted September 12th, 2012

The Attacks in Benghazi and Cairo

The murder of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans …

Posted September 12th, 2012