Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Britain”

Britain and the Dishonest Charge of “Retreat” Revisited

Britain isn’t “retreating” from the world.

Posted March 24th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Acknowledging the divergence of U.S. and Israeli interests. Robert Merry comments on …

Posted March 20th, 2015

Rubio’s Foreign Policy Confusion Continues

One more reason why Rubio shouldn’t be president.

Posted March 17th, 2015

The View from England: “The Union Is Over”

If “the Union is over,” it is because large numbers of voters in both England and Scotland have grown increasingly tired of the arrangement.

Posted March 16th, 2015

Scotland and the Conservatives’ Election Campaign

The campaign draws attention to some of unionism’s biggest weaknesses.

Posted March 12th, 2015

Britain and the Dishonest Charge of “Retreat”

“Retreat” is normally code for a foreign policy that is slightly less aggressive and meddlesome.

Posted March 8th, 2015

The Scottish Uprising

It could well be the most significant political earthquake in British politics in a century.

Posted March 4th, 2015

Brooks’ Lousy Ideas on Iran

Making the elimination of Iran’s nuclear program the “centerpiece of American policy” is to doom that policy to failure.

Posted February 27th, 2015

The SNP Surge and the British General Election

The unionist win last September may have only delayed the dissolution of the union and Scottish independence rather than preventing it all together.

Posted February 26th, 2015

Britain’s Many Wars of Choice

All of Britain’s wars over the last two decades have been wars of choice that it could have avoided.

Posted February 26th, 2015

Ed Miliband and the Libyan War

Miliband’s support for the Libyan war is a warning of the kind of foreign policy he favors.

Posted February 16th, 2015

The Pointless Foreign Excursions of Our Presidential Candidates

We should stop pretending that brief foreign excursions give novices any meaningful foreign policy experience

Posted February 16th, 2015

Walker’s Foreign Policy-Free Foreign Visit

Walker came up with a good excuse to avoid talking about issues that he is clearly not prepared to discuss at any length.

Posted February 12th, 2015

Scotland and the “Fractured, Disunited Kingdom”

Keeping the union on the terms by which it was “saved” last fall may prove to be more trouble than it is worth.

Posted February 4th, 2015

Christie’s Missing Foreign Policy

Christie has distinguished himself by saying almost nothing on any specific foreign policy issue in the last two years.

Posted February 3rd, 2015

The Harm That the “Special Relationship” Does to America and Britain

The relationship during the last fifteen years has been a largely one-sided and destructive one for both countries.

Posted January 22nd, 2015

Why the Scottish Independence Debate Isn’t “Settled”

The constitutional question isn’t going to be “settled” as long as Scotland remains part of the union.

Posted December 29th, 2014