Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Egypt”

The Fourth Republican Debate

This was Paul’s best debate by far.

Posted November 11th, 2015

Kissinger’s Misleading Claims on Yemen

The U.S. isn’t at odds with the despots in Cairo and Riyadh.

Posted October 19th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No more tweets from Tahrir Square. Kelley Vlahos reports on the abuses …

Posted October 16th, 2015

Perry and Hawkish Illusions of Control

The last thing that the U.S. needs is to have a president with an exaggerated belief in the ability of the U.S. to “shape” the politics of other nations.

Posted June 23rd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Remembering the Easter Rising and the Irish War for Independence. Roy Foster …

Posted May 1st, 2015

Obama’s Awful Decision to Resume Miltary Aid to Egypt

The administration is flouting U.S. law in the process.

Posted April 1st, 2015

On the “Courting” of Adversaries and “Friends”

The U.S. shouldn’t need to be continually “courting” its clients.

Posted March 17th, 2015

Bush and the “Jacksonians”

Beinart once again shows how unhelpful and frequently misleading Mead’s categories can be.

Posted February 19th, 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

Dictating How Other Nations Should Be Governed

Jackson Diehl complains that the Georgian government is holding abusive former officials …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Mead’s Ridiculous Linkage Argument

Walter Russell Mead must be kidding: Unhappily for the Obama administration, the …

Posted July 29th, 2014

How the U.S. Keeps Enabling Reckless Clients

Shashank Joshi criticizes the slow U.S. response to the conflict in Gaza: …

Posted July 21st, 2014

Cheney and the So-Called “Freedom Agenda”

Peter Beinart is imagining things: It’s worth recognizing how directly Cheney is …

Posted June 30th, 2014

Allies and Obligations

Kori Schake ends a post about D-Day with a very strange conclusion: …

Posted June 6th, 2014

Neoconservatism and Democracy Promotion

Noah Millman continues the discussion about neoconservatism. He makes many very good …

Posted April 10th, 2014

Weekly Roundup

Tolstoy in Crimea. Charles King recounts some of the novelist’s experiences as …

Posted March 28th, 2014

Weekly Roundup

Egypt’s new dictator. Gregg Carlstrom profiles Abdel Fatah el-Sisi. Germany considers how …

Posted February 21st, 2014