Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Dan Drezner”

How Much Does Foreign Policy Rhetoric Matter?

Dan Drezner doubts Beinart’s claim that the public-elite gap on foreign policy …

Posted August 19th, 2014

Presuming To Know Other Countries’ Real Interests

Dan Drezner criticizes Obama for lecturing Russia on what is in its …

Posted August 5th, 2014

The Useless “What Would Reagan Do?” Foreign Policy Debate

Dan Drezner rightly sees the debate over “what Reagan would do” on …

Posted July 16th, 2014

Warning Labels for Foreign Policy Doctrines

Dan Drezner wonders what foreign policy arguments would be like if they …

Posted July 2nd, 2014

How Obama Sets Himself Up To Fail in Foreign Policy (II)

Dan Drezner tries to make sense of Obama’s polling numbers on foreign …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Threats and Responses

Here is the C-SPAN video of our panel from Tuesday’s conference.

Posted June 18th, 2014

The New Internationalism

Stephen Walt recently criticized the upcoming foreign policy think tank annual conferences …

Posted June 12th, 2014

Ukraine and the Futility of Sanctions

Fred Kaplan identifies the contradictions in the Obama administration’s response to Russia: …

Posted March 10th, 2014

Saunders on the “Axis of Weevils”

Paul Saunders also found Mead’s “axis of weevils” argument to be unpersuasive: …

Posted December 18th, 2013

Pax Iranica! Egypt Is Lost! It Must Be Exhausting To Be a Hard-liner

Two different articles illustrate very nicely what Dan Drezner identified as the …

Posted December 17th, 2013

Iran Hawks and Iran Diplomacy

Dan Drezner thinks hawkish critics have been too quick to reject the …

Posted November 25th, 2013

Netanyahu’s Empty Bluster

Dan Drezner tries to make sense of Israel’s recent saber-rattling: To use …

Posted November 18th, 2013

On Sanctions and Regime Change

Dan Drezner answers questions about Iran and sanctions. He responds to the …

Posted November 14th, 2013

The Hawkish Delusions Behind Bolton’s PAC

John Bolton is reportedly forming a PAC to try to get more …

Posted November 4th, 2013

Obama’s “Modest” Foreign Policy Priorities

Walter Russell Mead finds fault with the administration’s supposedly “modest” goals in …

Posted October 28th, 2013

Why Are Republicans Ignoring Business Interests on the Shutdown?

Dan Drezner asks why Republicans are ignoring business interests’ opposition to a …

Posted October 4th, 2013

The Russians Aren’t Coming (II)

The Post reports that Russia is moving fill a “vacuum” in the …

Posted October 1st, 2013