Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Benjamin Netanyahu”

Netanyahu’s Dishonesty and Delusion on the Nuclear Deal

Obviously no deal could ever satisfy Netanyahu.

Posted October 16th, 2017

The Stupidity of Netanyahu’s ‘Fix It or Nix It’ Complaint

There is no “fix” available that Iran would accept, and so insisting on “fixing” the deal is much the same as calling for abandoning it.

Posted September 20th, 2017

A Strained Trump-McMaster Relationship

If McMaster is being cut out of high-level meetings with foreign leaders this early on in Trump’s presidency, it will be impossible for him to do his job effectively

Posted May 25th, 2017

Kaine’s Poor Foreign Policy Record

Kaine backed the Saudi-led war on Yemen from the start.

Posted July 25th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Will women dodge the draft? Kelley Vlahos reports on the debate over …

Posted May 27th, 2016

Should Realists Support Trump?

There are many reasons why realists wouldn’t want to get behind Trump.

Posted February 1st, 2016

The Absurd Idea of “No Daylight” in U.S.-Israel Relations

It is impossible to hold to a “no daylight” standard in dealing with any other government.

Posted June 16th, 2015

The Administration’s Desperate Bid to “Reassure” Israel

The U.S. is volunteering to bribe a client government that has actively tried to derail a major U.S. diplomatic initiative.

Posted May 20th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Our unrealistic foreign policy. Christopher Preble asks why the public should be …

Posted March 27th, 2015

Making Israel Pay a Very Small “Price”

A slap on the wrist will confirm Netanyahu in his belief that he can do whatever he wants without serious consequences for the relationship with the U.S.

Posted March 19th, 2015

The Underwhelming U.S. Response to Israeli Intransigence

The administration’s reaction is fine as far as it goes, but it doesn’t amount to very much.

Posted March 19th, 2015

The Election and the U.S.-Israel Relationship

Under Netanyahu, Israel has gone out of its way to become a vocal antagonist to major U.S. policy goals in the region.

Posted March 18th, 2015

Initial Thoughts on the Israeli Elections

Netanyahu’s party rallied in the final days of the campaign.

Posted March 17th, 2015

The GOP and Netanyahu

A Netanyahu defeat won’t cause a change in the foreign policy views of Republican hawks.

Posted March 17th, 2015

Netanyahu and Palestinian Statehood

Netanyahu is declaring his overt opposition to another major U.S. policy goal in the region.

Posted March 16th, 2015

The Israeli Elections

It is unfortunately all too easy to imagine another Netanyahu government.

Posted March 16th, 2015

Cotton’s Confused Argument About Iranian Influence

Like all the Iran hawks before him, Cotton claims to fear growing Iranian influence while supporting policies that have facilitated its growth.

Posted March 16th, 2015