Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Cuba”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

U.S. questions detainees in Yemen prisons rife with torture. The AP reports …

Posted June 23rd, 2017

Trump’s Misguided Partial Reversal of the Opening to Cuba

These measures are a sop to hard-line dead-enders that loathe diplomatic engagement.

Posted June 19th, 2017

Trump Considers Undoing Obama’s Opening to Cuba

Reversing the opening to Cuba would be a significant unforced error.

Posted June 1st, 2017

Thoughts on Tillerson’s Opening Statement

Tillerson’s prepared remarks include several worrisome statements.

Posted January 11th, 2017

The Taiwan Blunder vs. the Opening to Cuba

The policy Trump is putting at risk has been successful in advancing U.S. interests and preventing conflict.

Posted December 6th, 2016

Trump and Normalization with Cuba

Engagement is the best way to advance U.S. interests there.

Posted November 29th, 2016

McMullin’s Dreadfully Conventional Hawkishness

McMullin is an anti-Trump candidate whose main appeal is to Republicans that remain deeply committed to a very aggressive foreign policy.

Posted October 24th, 2016

Flynn’s Warped Worldview

Flynn recapitulates all of the errors of the hard-liners that used to rave about “WWIV” and “Islamofascism.”

Posted July 11th, 2016

Obama’s Visit to Cuba

Normalization with Cuba is decades overdue.

Posted March 23rd, 2016

Why I Won’t Miss Obama

Obama has tossed aside the last few restrictions that theoretically limited presidential war-making.

Posted March 14th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How much change do Iranians want? Hooman Majd comments on the recent …

Posted March 4th, 2016

Obama’s Cuba Visit

It would have been strange for Obama to normalize relations with Cuba and not go there.

Posted February 18th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Is Trump a realist? Leon Hadar considers the evidence and concludes that …

Posted February 5th, 2016

Foreign Policy and the Democratic Debate

Clinton may be able to give a more fleshed-out debate answer, but we also know that she is more likely to get the U.S. involved in unnecessary wars than her rival.

Posted February 5th, 2016

Judging Cuba Normalization by an Unfair Standard

Normal relations with one of our closest neighbors should exist as a matter of course.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Foreign Policy and Obama’s Last SOTU

Obama has made it clear that it doesn’t really matter to him whether Congress ever votes on an authorization for the war on ISIS.

Posted January 13th, 2016

Obama’s Last SOTU

This is one of Obama’s last opportunities to define how he wants his presidency to be remembered.

Posted January 12th, 2016