Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Britain”

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

How the Scottish “Neverendum” Will End

Each time that London has sought to kill off Scottish nationalism, it has simply given the nationalists another platform from which to promote their agenda.

Posted November 14th, 2014

Miliband’s Meltdown

Miliband’s terrible leadership is dragging his party down.

Posted November 7th, 2014

The Real Reason the U.S. Can’t Stop Free-Riding

Washington needs to stop indulging U.S. allies and clients.

Posted November 3rd, 2014

Nothing Is Settled in Scotland

The question of Scottish independence is not going to be “settled” anytime soon.

Posted November 3rd, 2014

The Implosion of the Labour Party

A party can neglect its core supporters for only so long before they give up and move on to an alternative.

Posted October 30th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

When Congress should assert itself and when it shouldn’t. Paul Pillar compares …

Posted October 24th, 2014

UKIP and Euroskepticism

There is less British support for withdrawing from the EU now than there was a few years ago for reasons that have nothing to do with UKIP.

Posted October 23rd, 2014