Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “China”

Rubio’s China Speech

Rubio would put the U.S. and China on a collision course.

Posted August 28th, 2015

Rubio and China

As he usually does, Rubio prefers a combative approach without weighing the costs or thinking through the consequences.

Posted August 26th, 2015

Why the GOP Keeps Flailing on Foreign Policy

The party’s hawkish think tanks typically reward and praise candidates for taking a witless-but-confrontational position.

Posted August 25th, 2015

Walker’s Bad Idea for U.S.-China Relations

Walker’s recommendation for our China policy is a wholly harmful one.

Posted August 24th, 2015

The Modern GOP and George H.W. Bush’s Internationalism

Republican hawks tend to avoid mentioning the elder Bush’s record primarily because they regard his internationalism as insufficiently aggressive.

Posted August 18th, 2015

Graham’s Iran Panic

All of the regimes that hard-liners have assumed could not be deterred have been far more concerned with self-preservation and survival.

Posted June 30th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Has the GOP learned anything from the Iraq debacle? Gene Healy revisits …

Posted June 5th, 2015

Why Isn’t There More Alarmism About China?

There is a consensus that the U.S. should be seeking to engage China rather than seeking to limit its power.

Posted June 3rd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The escalation advocates are wrong on Ukraine. Sean Kay counters the argument …

Posted February 6th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Antiwar Eastwood. Asawin Suebsaeng reports on Clint Eastwood’s antiwar views and how …

Posted January 23rd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Leo Strauss: hawk or dove? Samuel Goldman reviews Robert Howse’s Leo Strauss: …

Posted January 9th, 2015

The Insane Case for Attacking North Korea

Restarting the Korean War is obviously crazy.

Posted January 8th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The tragedy of the American military. James Fallows blasts Americans’ willingness to …

Posted January 2nd, 2015

The Sloppy Thinking Behind “Credibility” Arguments

Other states don’t perceive America’s supposed lack of “resolve” in the same way that our own hawks do.

Posted December 8th, 2014

The Absurd Idea of an Alliance with Vietnam (II)

Vietnam is not an obvious or desirable ally.

Posted December 2nd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The truth about the wars. Daniel Bolger reflects on the wars in …

Posted November 14th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What the election means for the Republican brand. Dan McCarthy considers the …

Posted November 7th, 2014