Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Egypt”

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

Weekly Roundup

The ruins of Ani. A photo gallery of the medieval Armenian Bagratuni …

Posted January 31st, 2014

Thoughts on the State of the Union

Even while saying little new, President Obama defended Iran negotiations.

Posted January 28th, 2014

The Many Places Where We Shouldn’t Be “Rooting” For Anyone

The Wall Street Journal’s “global disorder scorecard” doesn’t tell an informed reader …

Posted December 31st, 2013

The Coup Has Been a Disaster for Egypt

Egypt’s post-coup government has labeled the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization: The …

Posted December 27th, 2013

The Myth of “Emboldening” Authoritarian Regimes

Michael Hirsh asks the wrong question: Is it just a coincidence that …

Posted December 19th, 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