Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Conor Friedersdorf”

The Libyan War and Clinton’s “Smart Power”

There was nothing remotely clever or intelligent about the way that U.S. and allied power was used in Libya four years ago.

Posted October 14th, 2015

Clinton’s Aggressive Foreign Policy

In almost every debate, she will take the side favoring the more aggressive option.

Posted September 10th, 2015

Why Democrats Ignore Clinton’s Terrible Foreign Policy Record

Most Democrats should find Clinton’s foreign policy record to be unacceptable and disqualifying, but that isn’t how they have reacted.

Posted September 1st, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America’s diplomatic crisis. Chas Freeman details the failings of U.S. diplomacy. America …

Posted June 19th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The dangers of not reaching a deal with Iran. Gary Sick describes …

Posted March 13th, 2015

Why Hawks Aren’t Held Accountable for the Wars They Support

Hawks are typically never judged by the results of the policies they support.

Posted March 12th, 2015

Walker and the GOP’s Foreign Policy Ignorance Problem

If a governor has given little thought to foreign policy, it is even more irresponsible for him to support aggressive action.

Posted February 4th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted November 7th, 2014

Paul’s Foreign Policy Speech

The main difficulty for Paul tonight will be to square his larger argument for foreign policy restraint with his support for the current war against ISIS.

Posted October 23rd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

A way out for Ukraine and Russia. Anatol Lieven outlines how the …

Posted September 5th, 2014

John Bolton and “Ignoring” National Security Issues

John Bolton must not have a very good memory (via Friedersdorf): I …

Posted January 23rd, 2014

Names and Euphemisms for Wars

Andrew Bacevich’s essay on what to call the last twelve years of …

Posted May 29th, 2013

Movement Conservative Reactions to Paul’s Filibuster

Jim Antle reviews the reactions on the right to Rand Paul’s filibuster …

Posted March 12th, 2013

Movement Conservatism’s Misinformation Problem

James Joyner follows up on Conor Friedersdorf’s criticism of the incredibly poor …

Posted February 28th, 2013

Movement Conservatives Are Far Too Eager to Cheer On Their Politicians

Conor Friedersdorf pours scorn on Jim DeMint’s apologia for Ted Cruz: What …

Posted February 21st, 2013

Petraeus and Ailes

Conor Friedersdorf gives Petraeus too much credit here: The messenger, Fox national …

Posted December 5th, 2012

On Foreign Policy in Tonight’s Debate and “Moving to the Center”

Conor Friedersdorf is half-right in his debate preview on Romney and foreign …

Posted October 16th, 2012