Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Cuba”

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

Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy

The war on Yemen that the U.S. has supported over the last nine months has to be the largest black mark on Obama’s record.

Posted December 28th, 2015

More Foreign Policy Questions That Should Be Asked, But Won’t Be

A few more foreign policy questions that the candidates should be asked tonight

Posted October 13th, 2015

Is Rubio’s Foreign Policy “Savvy”?

When Rubio sees a foreign conflict, he looks for ways to escalate it and to increase U.S. involvement in it.

Posted September 21st, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What Cuba means for Latin America. Catherine Addington considers how normalization with …

Posted August 28th, 2015

The Incredibly Weak Case Against Restoring Ties with Cuba

Refusing to have relations with the other regime does not punish them, but it does deprive the U.S. of a way to exercise influence there.

Posted August 17th, 2015

Rubio’s Bankrupt Ideas on Foreign Policy

Rubio offers Iran no incentives for cooperation, but expects to be able to compel them to give way on every front.

Posted August 17th, 2015

The “Freedom Agenda” and the Cynicism of Hard-liners

Hard-liners continue to invoke the plight of the people in other countries while advocating for policies that harm them.

Posted August 4th, 2015

Normalization with Cuba and Public Opinion

Support for normalization and ending the embargo has increased since the start of the year.

Posted July 21st, 2015

Rubio’s Confused View of Diplomatic Engagement

Rubio wants Cuba to be treated in a way that the U.S. doesn’t treat most other similarly abusive regimes.

Posted July 8th, 2015

Rubio vs. Cuba

Rubio’s Cuba policy views are wildly at odds with what most Cubans want.

Posted July 6th, 2015

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