Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bosnia”

George H.W. Bush Wasn’t an “Isolationist,” And Other Observations

Michael Tomasky attacks non-existent “isolationism” with some curious modern examples: But there’s …

Posted September 13th, 2013

Why It Matters That Syria Isn’t Bosnia

Micah Zenko revisits sloppy comparisons between Bosnia and Syria: It is true …

Posted July 11th, 2013

The Weary Recitation of Bad Analogies

Richard Cohen reminds us that his references to interventions in the Balkans …

Posted June 17th, 2013

Debating Military Interventions

Paul Miller doesn’t like how the term intervention is used in foreign …

Posted June 11th, 2013

Pernicious Liberal Hawkishness and Syria

Richard Cohen cannot help himself: With a population of around 40 million, …

Posted June 4th, 2013

Crocker on Syria

Josh Rogin reports on the former U.S. diplomats that are wary of …

Posted May 15th, 2013

The Proud Ignorance of Iraq War Hawks

So Jackson Diehl learned nothing from the Iraq war: The problem here …

Posted April 1st, 2013

The “Fast” Interventions of the ’90s Weren’t All That Fast

Jonathan Chait’s explanation for why he supported the Iraq war isn’t very …

Posted March 24th, 2013

Kristol’s Bizarre History Lesson

There’s a lot wrong with this Bill Kristol article, but this line …

Posted March 18th, 2013

Syria Is Still Not Bosnia

In the midst of a bad argument for intervention in Syria, Leon …

Posted March 12th, 2013

Revisiting the “Chicken Kiev” Speech

Noah Millman continues the discussion on separatism: And editorialists were far from …

Posted November 1st, 2012

The U.S. Would Be Stuck with Most of the Risks and Costs of a Syrian War

Richard Cohen is still unhappy that the U.S. has not been bombing …

Posted October 16th, 2012

A Fantasy Speech to Attack a Fantasy Record

Bret Stephens wants Mitt Romney to give a terrible foreign policy speech. …

Posted September 24th, 2012

No, Really, Syria Isn’t Bosnia

The Wall Street Journal rehashes bad ideas for intervention in Syria, complete …

Posted June 14th, 2012