Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bob Corker”

The Destructive Corker-Cotton Bill

The Corker-Cotton bill tries to rewrite the terms of the nuclear deal unilaterally.

Posted October 13th, 2017

Trump’s Weird Attacks on Corker Continue

If it had been up to Corker, there would have been no nuclear deal.

Posted October 10th, 2017

Corker Strikes Back

It is important that someone in Corker’s position is acknowledging that the administration’s foreign policy is every bit as dysfunctional as it appears to be.

Posted October 9th, 2017

Trump’s Attack on Corker

Trump has picked a fight with someone on his own side for no particular reason and committed another gratuitous act of self-sabotage.

Posted October 8th, 2017

Corker Announces His Retirement

Corker distinguished himself in a bad way by being remarkably supportive of the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

Posted September 26th, 2017

Corker: Saudi Support for Terrorism ‘Dwarfs’ Qatar’s

Instead of choosing sides in a feud among client states, the U.S. should be rethinking its ties with all of them.

Posted July 13th, 2017

Trump and the War on Yemen

Trump appears to buy into Saudi propaganda about the war on Yemen.

Posted November 22nd, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

One woman’s lonely struggle against famine in Yemen. Nawal al-Maghafi reports on …

Posted September 23rd, 2016

McCain and Corker Need a Geography Lesson

McCain and Corker’s error would almost be funny if it didn’t reflect their poor understanding of the region and the conflict they want the U.S. to continue fueling.

Posted September 22nd, 2016

A Trump-Corker Ticket?

On foreign policy, Corker has a mostly bad record.

Posted May 24th, 2016

Congress’ Failure on Yemen

Increased oversight of weapons shipments is a start, but it is woefully inadequate.

Posted December 10th, 2015

Yemen and the Absurd “No Daylight” Standard

The idea that the U.S. needs to do more to support the Saudis in Yemen is disgraceful and obnoxious.

Posted October 15th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and Congress’ Meddling

Congress didn’t need to insert itself into this process.

Posted August 26th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Foreign policy by bumper sticker. Richard Burt and Dimitri Simes lament the …

Posted August 21st, 2015

Corker’s Case Against the Nuclear Deal Makes No Sense

Like every other opponent of the deal, Corker refuses to accept a major nonproliferation success because it isn’t perfect.

Posted August 18th, 2015

The Illegal War on ISIS After One Year

Voting on a new authorization at this very late stage would just be an affirmation by Congress of what Obama has been doing.

Posted August 10th, 2015

GOP Opposition to the Nuclear Deal

The fact that most elected Republicans are bitterly opposed to the deal reflects very poorly on them and on the kind of foreign policy they want for the U.S.

Posted July 14th, 2015