Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Benjamin Netanyahu”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why mourn King Abdullah? James Carden attacks the fawning attention paid to …

Posted January 30th, 2015

Netanyahu’s Stunt and Public Opinion

There is significant public opposition to this sort of behavior from Congress.

Posted January 29th, 2015

The Folly of Siding with Netanyahu

If Republican hawks were wise, they wouldn’t be supporting Netanyahu’s stunt.

Posted January 29th, 2015

The U.S.-Israel Relationship and “Reckless Driving”

Netanyahu seems sure that there will be no real consequences for Israel for his behavior.

Posted January 27th, 2015

What the Iran Hawks Hope to Gain from Netanyahu’s Speech

What matters to them is staking out a maximalist position on Iran so that they can denounce the administration for being “weak.”

Posted January 26th, 2015

McDonough’s Absurd Israel Claim

No wonder the head of Israel’s government believes he can do whatever he wants in his dealings with the U.S.

Posted January 26th, 2015

Netanyahu’s Consequence-Free Stunt

His mismanagement of the relationship with the U.S. hasn’t cost him or Israel anything.

Posted January 23rd, 2015

Netanyahu Isn’t Likely to Pay a “Price”

Netanyahu seems not to have suffered for any of his obnoxious behavior, nor is he likely to.

Posted January 22nd, 2015

Paul and Netanyahu’s Speech

Rand Paul makes another unforced error.

Posted January 21st, 2015

Netanyahu Will Address Congress…Again

The invitation is clearly timed to interfere with the ongoing nuclear negotiations.

Posted January 21st, 2015

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