Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Cuba”

Cruz’s Risible Cuba Demagoguery

Cruz’s pretense that he “stands” with the people of Cuba by opposing normalization is risible.

Posted July 2nd, 2015

Misremembering Rubio’s Foreign Policy

Rubio is a “centrist” only as part of the bad tradition of McCain and Lieberman.

Posted June 22nd, 2015

The Failings of U.S. Diplomacy

Refusing diplomatic contact gains the U.S. nothing.

Posted June 17th, 2015

GOP Hawks Won’t Benefit from a Foreign Policy Election

Republican hawkish candidates shouldn’t want 2016 to be a foreign policy election.

Posted June 16th, 2015

Jeb Bush’s Outdated Hawkishness on Cuba

Bush’s response to the de-listing of Cuba is unintentionally revealing.

Posted June 1st, 2015

Rubio Was Never a “Moderate” on Foreign Policy

The idea that Rubio was ever a “moderate” on foreign policy is simply wrong.

Posted May 12th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Armenian genocide a hundred years later. Justin Marozzi reviews Ronald Suny …

Posted April 17th, 2015

Why We Should Believe Candidates’ Foreign Policy Pledges

If Republican presidential candidates say they intend to scrap a nuclear deal as soon as they have the chance, we should not doubt that they mean to do this.

Posted April 16th, 2015

Cuba and Rubio’s Terrible Foreign Policy Judgment

Rubio’s views on Cuba policy are driven primarily by ideology.

Posted April 15th, 2015

The American Conservative: Peace and Restraint

We need your help to continue promoting conservative principles of wisdom, prudence, and restraint.

Posted April 15th, 2015

Report: Cuba to Be Removed from State Sponsors of Terrorism List

An appropriate and long overdue decision.

Posted April 14th, 2015

Rubio Pledges to Undo Normalization with Cuba

It’s silly to assert that support for a failed Cuba policy has something to do with a commitment to the freedom of Cubans.

Posted April 14th, 2015

Rubio’s Predictable Announcement Speech

Rubio’s desire for a “new American century” is just as ideological and dangerous as the phrase suggests.

Posted April 14th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The importance of the Iran agreement. Paul Pillar identifies four aspects of …

Posted April 10th, 2015

What Rubio Doesn’t Know

Rubio’s foreign policy errors aren’t limited to one bungled attack line.

Posted March 4th, 2015

Jeb Bush’s Underwhelming Foreign Policy Speech

It is telling that the most specific positions he took align him closely with his party’s hard-liners.

Posted February 18th, 2015

Has Rubio Been Underestimated?

Apart from the debacle over the Senate immigration bill, he hasn’t done anything in the Senate except to call for more foreign wars.

Posted January 27th, 2015