Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Benjamin Netanyahu”

Israel’s Early Elections

The next Israeli government seems likely to be even more dominated by hard-line nationalists and pro-settler politicians than the current one.

Posted December 2nd, 2014

How Extension Benefits Foes of a Nuclear Deal

The more time that it takes to reach a deal, the more likely it is that opponents can spoil the negotiations by pushing for new punitive measures.

Posted November 25th, 2014

The Most Overrated Bilateral Relationship in the World

The value of the U.S.-Israel relationship is constantly exaggerated so that we forget that the client state is frequently a liability.

Posted November 10th, 2014

Cruz’s Demagoguery on Israel and Iran

No one should ever take anything Cruz says on foreign policy (or on anything else) seriously.

Posted October 30th, 2014

Is There a Point to Publicizing U.S.-Israel Tensions?

Obama may want to try causing Netanyahu some political headaches of his own.

Posted October 28th, 2014

Why Israel Won’t Attack Iran (II)

Starting a war against Iran wouldn’t prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Posted October 28th, 2014

The Yaalon Quarrel and U.S.-Israel Relations

Israel has few “friends” to start with, and can hardly afford to antagonize the few that it has.

Posted October 28th, 2014

The British Vote to Recognize Palestine

The House of Commons vote is a sign that Israel is losing ground among some of its otherwise reliable supporters in the West.

Posted October 14th, 2014

Why Israel Won’t Attack Iran

Zachary Keck lists the reasons why Israel isn’t going to attack Iran. …

Posted December 2nd, 2013

The Strangely Fragile U.S.-Israel Relationship

Matt Steinglass comments on Netanyahu’s opposition to the Iran deal: What is …

Posted November 27th, 2013

Netanyahu’s Empty Bluster

Dan Drezner tries to make sense of Israel’s recent saber-rattling: To use …

Posted November 18th, 2013

Kirk’s Tired and Dangerous Warning About Appeasement (II)

Mark Kirk keeps relying on tired Munich references in the Iran debate: …

Posted November 14th, 2013

Public Opinion and a Deal with Iran

Max Fisher discusses how Netanyahu might try to kill a deal with …

Posted November 8th, 2013

Closing In On a Deal with Iran

The big news at the end of the week is that negotiations …

Posted November 8th, 2013

The Things Netanyahu “Knows” Aren’t True

Bill Kristol and Michael Makovsky gush over Netanyahu’s keen insights: But he …

Posted October 4th, 2013

The Rotten Fruit of Reflexive Hawkishness

Bret Stephens has achieved a new level of desperate “pro-Israel” hawkishness: How …

Posted October 1st, 2013

Israel Wouldn’t Benefit from Attacking Iran

Bill Kristol’s call for an Israeli attack on Iran is as bad …

Posted September 20th, 2013