Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Britain”

Rubio’s Extremely Dangerous Plan for the War on ISIS

Rubio would risk a shooting war with Russia by trying to defeat ISIS and Assad at the same time.

Posted November 19th, 2015

The Libyan War and Hindsight

Opponents of the Libyan war aren’t relying on hindsight to fault Clinton for her bad judgment.

Posted November 5th, 2015

Why Enabling the War on Yemen Must Stop

The latest bombing is just the most recent example in a well-documented pattern of coalition airstrikes hitting civilian targets.

Posted October 7th, 2015

Five Questions That Should Be Asked Tonight, But Won’t Be

A starting point for a real foreign policy debate

Posted September 16th, 2015

The (Mostly) Ignored War on Yemen

Yemen is the war about which Western publics know little and care less.

Posted September 14th, 2015

“Anti-Party” Men and Their Parties

Party leaders are being told by a large bloc of their core supporters that they have neglected them and their interests for far too long.

Posted September 8th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and U.S. Allies

If Iran hawks got their way by scrapping the deal, three of our most important alliances would be badly strained.

Posted August 13th, 2015

Entangling and Enabling Alliances

Allies and clients sometimes drag the U.S. into conflicts that our government wouldn’t otherwise join.

Posted August 4th, 2015

Walker and the Trust of Allies

Walker has a fanciful view of how alliance management works.

Posted July 24th, 2015

Why Is the War on Yemen Being Ignored?

The lack of attention makes it much easier for the U.S. and Britain to continue their disgraceful support for an indefensible war.

Posted July 6th, 2015

Walker’s Britain Blunder

It is at best tacky for Walker to use anything Cameron said to him for campaign purposes.

Posted June 15th, 2015

Will the Dissolution of the U.K. Be Prevented?

There may not be a “stronger case” for the union.

Posted May 12th, 2015

Britain and the Ridiculous Charge of “Retreat”

A reflection of the distorting effects of the militarization of U.S. and British foreign policy.

Posted May 11th, 2015

British Public Opinion and Interventionism

On military interventions, the British public tends to favor restraint.

Posted May 11th, 2015

No, Cameron Isn’t an “Isolationist” or “Little Englander”

A timely reminder that isolationist is a completely meaningless word in contemporary debates.

Posted May 9th, 2015

Initial Thoughts on the British Election

Labour is facing its worst defeat in almost thirty years.

Posted May 7th, 2015

The British Election and the Fragile Union

A political union put at risk by normal electoral competition isn’t going to survive for very long.

Posted May 7th, 2015