Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Britain”

May’s Election Gamble

If there’s one thing May ought to have learned from her predecessor, it is that voters have an odd habit of not cooperating with a politician’s plans

Posted April 19th, 2017

‘Brexit’ Begins

Another vote on Scottish independence can only be postponed and not avoided all together.

Posted March 29th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The never-ending war in Afghanistan. Andrew Bacevich comments on America’s longest war …

Posted March 17th, 2017

The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen Is Approaching a ‘Point of No Return’

The governments that are in a position to avert disaster have been helping to bring it about.

Posted March 16th, 2017

Yemen Is Being Starved to Death

The effect of the war on the people of Yemen is irrelevant to the coalition’s patrons so long as their despotic clients are satisfied.

Posted October 6th, 2016

The War on Yemen and ‘International Order’

The continued arming of a government that is responsible for killing thousands of civilians and is guilty of numerous war crimes represents a breach of past U.S. commitments.

Posted September 21st, 2016

Study: More Than a Third of Saudi Coalition Attacks on Yemen Hit Civilian Targets

The coalition has illegally bombed Yemeni civilians over three thousand times.

Posted September 19th, 2016

Oborne on the War on Yemen

The U.S. and Britain should never have backed the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

Posted September 15th, 2016

The Interventionist’s Lament

Interventionists regret the decision not to kill people in another country that posed no threat to the U.S. or any of our allies.

Posted August 30th, 2016

The Impending Collapse of the T-TIP

If the deal falls apart, it will be just the latest casualty of popular backlashes against the elite consensus.

Posted July 18th, 2016

May’s New Government: ‘Brexit Means Brexit’

She has made clear she intends to pursue withdrawal from the EU as promised.

Posted July 14th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Military-industrial election. Kelley Vlahos reports on the campaign spending of military contractors. …

Posted July 8th, 2016

Tory Leadership Race: May vs. Leadsom

May’s foreign policy record is poor.

Posted July 7th, 2016

The Blindness of ‘Centrists’

The conceit that the “centrist” position is the moderate and pluralistic one is useful for justifying their unconcealed contempt for the voters.

Posted July 5th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Gove in, Johnson out. The Telegraph reports on the state of the …

Posted July 1st, 2016

The Tory Leadership Race

The race to succeed David Cameron as Conservative leader took a strange and unexpected turn.

Posted June 30th, 2016

Our Ridiculous Foreign Policy Debates

We don’t debate the administration’s actual record, but instead allow both sides to fight over an invented one while overlooking the real costs and consequences of U.S. actions.

Posted June 30th, 2016