Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Christopher Preble”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Could North Korea be our next forever war? Christopher Preble warns against …

Posted February 9th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How the U.S. is making the war in Yemen worse. Nicolas Niarchos …

Posted January 19th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s comment on Venezuela makes a bad situation worse. Michael Shifter calls …

Posted August 18th, 2017

Trump’s Confused Approach to Burden-Sharing

The contrast between Trump’s actual policies and his rhetoric about what allies “owe” is stark.

Posted March 22nd, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Despite famine crisis, wheat imports into Yemen are halted. Reuters reports on …

Posted December 16th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Assessing Trump’s foreign policy team. Christopher Preble reviews the selections for top …

Posted December 9th, 2016

Why the Iran Obsession Matters

Even if the deal survives, we should still expect a more aggressively anti-Iranian U.S. posture.

Posted December 8th, 2016

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Military options are not the same as solutions. Charles Peña explains why …

Posted November 4th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

One woman’s lonely struggle against famine in Yemen. Nawal al-Maghafi reports on …

Posted September 23rd, 2016

Rules for Military Intervention

If we take the last resort standard seriously, it means that preventive war can never be an option because it is inherently too hasty and unjust. .

Posted September 20th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The calamity in Yemen. Peter Oborne and Nawal al-Maghafi report on the …

Posted September 2nd, 2016

The Dangerous Pursuit of Primacy

Our leaders assume that our government has the right and even the responsibility to interfere in foreign conflicts and to police civil wars on the other side of the world.

Posted August 31st, 2016

The U.S. Can’t Be the World’s ‘Umpire’

Enforcement of the so-called “rules-based international order” is often arbitrary and selective.

Posted August 23rd, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No one wants to talk about foreign policy at the DNC. Christopher …

Posted July 29th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Can realists escape Trump? Benjamin Friedman warns that Trump’s candidacy could end …

Posted June 10th, 2016

The Myth of ‘Indispensability’ and Our Free-Rider Problem

When our officials endorse the “indispensability” lie, they give license to our allies and clients to quote it back to them.

Posted April 18th, 2016

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Lessons from the Bergdahl affair. Kelley Vlahos reports on the podcast Serial …

Posted March 11th, 2016