Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “China”

Kasich’s Odd Idea for a New Propaganda Agency

Kasich’s promotion of “Judeo-Christian Western values” is likely to land with a thud with the target audiences that he wants to reach.

Posted November 18th, 2015

Here Come the China Hawks

Virtually the entire Republican field has rediscovered the value of China-bashing.

Posted September 24th, 2015

Carson and the Bogus “Credibility” Argument

East Asian allies are much more likely to be alarmed by Washington’s apparent inability to stay out of unnecessary wars.

Posted September 24th, 2015

Fiorina’s Bad Proposal for U.S.-China Relations

Fiorina favors gratuitously insulting the leader of another major power.

Posted September 22nd, 2015

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