Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Britain”

Who’s Afraid of ‘Brexit’?

It’s not clear that “Brexit” would be such a great problem for the U.S. or most of the world.

Posted April 21st, 2016

The Saudis Are Starving Yemen to Death

The disgrace of our government’s ongoing support for the Saudi-led war gets worse with each passing day.

Posted April 19th, 2016

‘Brexit’ May Be Getting Closer to Becoming Reality

The Leave campaign can appeal to longstanding traditions of self-government.

Posted March 21st, 2016

The U.S. Shouldn’t Take Sides in the “Brexit” Debate

The U.S. should commit itself to maintaining good relations with the U.K. and the EU no matter what happens in the referendum.

Posted February 24th, 2016

The Tory Split on “Brexit”

High-profile statements of support for withdrawal from leading Tories can only hurt Cameron’s effort to keep the U.K. in the EU.

Posted February 21st, 2016

“Brexit” and the U.S.-U.K. Relationship

The effect of “Brexit” on the U.S. and the U.S.-U.K. relationship is almost certainly overstated.

Posted February 15th, 2016

Yemen Peace Talks Collapse Again

The U.S. and Britain still provide the Saudis with the weapons they require to continue their campaign.

Posted December 21st, 2015

Britain’s Sham Debate on Bombing Syria

Britain joins the bombing campaign in Syria with relatively low public support.

Posted December 3rd, 2015

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