Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Christopher Fettweis”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Is Michael Flynn Trump’s Machiavelli? Christopher Fettweis reviews Michael Flynn and Michael …

Posted December 2nd, 2016

Flynn’s Dangerous Goal of Regime Change

A war with Iran might not come right away, but if Flynn convinces Trump that regime change should be the goal of our policy it becomes much more likely in the future.

Posted November 30th, 2016

Americans Won’t Keep Supporting Unnecessary and Costly “World Order Maintenance”

Maintaining U.S. hegemony is unpopular at home, and counterproductive abroad.

Posted May 27th, 2014

“Credibility” and Clients

Fettweis makes another useful observation in his chapter on honor and credibility: …

Posted May 8th, 2014

Unfounded Insecurity and Threat Inflation

There was another section of Noah Millman’s valuable post on threat inflation …

Posted May 6th, 2014

Unfounded Fears and Threat Inflation (II)

Noah Millman continues the discussion about threat inflation, and investigates why Americans …

Posted May 6th, 2014

The “Credibility” Distraction

Doyle McManus didn’t care for Obama’s attack on his hawkish foreign policy …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Unfounded Fears and Threat Inflation

In the first chapter of his book, Christopher Fettweis notes that the …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Unnecessary Wars, “Credibility,” and Pathological Beliefs

Christopher Fettweis makes an interesting observation in the introduction to his book, …

Posted May 5th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How many people have died in Syria’s war? Laia Balcells, Lionel Beehner, …

Posted May 2nd, 2014