Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Cuba”

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

Foreign Policy and the SOTU

Foreign policy will likely take up a very small part of tonight’s speech.

Posted January 20th, 2015

Public Opinion and Cuba

Conservative and Republican opinion on Cuba policy is divided.

Posted January 16th, 2015

Huckabee’s Foreign Policy Keeps Getting Worse

Huckabee has nothing to offer those of us interested in foreign policy restraint.

Posted January 5th, 2015

Rubio and the Dishonest Charge of “Retreat”

Rubio is among the first to support blocking trade and engagement with other countries.

Posted January 1st, 2015

The Worst Foreign Policy Arguments of 2014

A list of the very worst foreign policy arguments that should never be used in 2015.

Posted December 31st, 2014

Paul’s Low-Risk Support for Changing Cuba Policy

Anyone Paul alienated with this move was already determined to be against him anyway.

Posted December 29th, 2014

Will and “Cuba Derangement Syndrome”

The argument over Cuba policy is potentially quite significant.

Posted December 29th, 2014

Setting Realistic Goals for Cuba Policy

The proper goal for U.S. Cuba policy is to promote mutually beneficial and peaceful relations between our countries.

Posted December 22nd, 2014

The Nonsensical Case Against Normalization

Even if nothing changes in the Cuban political system, both Cubans and Americans would still be better off by resuming diplomatic ties and increasing trade.

Posted December 22nd, 2014

Rubio’s Losing Bet on Cuba Policy

It doesn’t do Rubio any good to become the best-known spokesman of pro-embargo dead-enders

Posted December 22nd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Obama’s Cuba opportunity. Philip Peters made the case for a change in …

Posted December 19th, 2014

The Paul-Rubio Fight over Cuba

Rubio has made himself the leading defender of a bankrupt policy that also happens to be broadly unpopular.

Posted December 19th, 2014

Why Hard-liners Rely on Stale Cliches

It’s an exercise in reaffirming their ideological assumptions.

Posted December 18th, 2014

Obama Hasn’t Given Rubio a “Gift” on Cuba

Becoming the leading defender of an outdated and failed policy that most Floridians reject won’t improve Rubio’s chances of re-election.

Posted December 18th, 2014