Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “David Ignatius”

U.S. “Indispensability” and Alarmism

David Ignatius dismisses current charges of U.S. “retreat” and recalls the mostly …

Posted June 4th, 2014

The Cult of “Credibility” and Resolve

David Ignatius makes a depressingly common argument: In the realm of power …

Posted May 7th, 2014

What Internationalism Should Be, But Obviously Isn’t

David Ignatius seems to be missing the point: Internationalism should signify trade …

Posted February 24th, 2014

The “Axis of Weevils”: Silly and Misleading

David Ignatius cites a recent Mead article to make a point about …

Posted December 14th, 2013

Missing the Obvious on Diplomacy and Public Opinion

James Traub and David Ignatius make a similar and very odd claim …

Posted December 9th, 2013

Syria Hawks vs. the Public (II)

Max Boot misses why the public approves of the Russian deal on …

Posted September 19th, 2013

Possibly the Worst “Credibility” Argument Yet

David Ignatius makes the alarmist “credibility” argument to defend the mistake that …

Posted August 29th, 2013

Is Obama “Abandoning” Syrian Rebels?

David Ignatius likens Obama’s Syria policy to previous episodes of U.S. “abandonment” …

Posted July 18th, 2013

The U.S. Shouldn’t Be “More Engaged” with Leaders of a Military Coup

David Ignatius thinks the U.S. should ignore the requirement to suspend aid …

Posted July 8th, 2013

The Chemical Weapons Pretext in Syria

David Ignatius conveys the frustration of the Syrian opposition: Gen. Salim Idriss, …

Posted May 1st, 2013

The Impoverished Nature of U.S. Media Coverage of Iran

Rami Khouri rightly laments the sorry state of American media coverage of …

Posted April 8th, 2013

“War-Wariness” That Somehow Doesn’t Apply to War with Iran

David Ignatius comments on war-weariness and “war-wariness” in Congress on Syria, but …

Posted April 8th, 2013

Foreign Policy in the Second Inaugurals of Reagan and Obama

David Ignatius dubbed the foreign policy section of the inaugural address the …

Posted January 21st, 2013

Romney Is Not an International Man of Mystery

David Ignatius joins the legions of people pretending not to be able …

Posted August 25th, 2012