Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Egypt”

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

How Hawks Discredit Themselves

Christian Whiton makes a number of fault claims in this article on …

Posted October 18th, 2013

Iran Isn’t Benefiting From Its Role in Syria

Vali Nasr makes some very shaky assertions in his op-ed on Iran: …

Posted October 3rd, 2013

The Russians Aren’t Coming (II)

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

Posted October 1st, 2013

Obama and the Urge to Meddle in Foreign Conflicts

The Economist’s Lexington gets something very wrong: Mr Obama is not in …

Posted August 22nd, 2013

The Hawkish Need to Take Sides

Ross Douthat discusses why some interventionists are so vehemently pro-military in Egypt. …

Posted August 21st, 2013

What If the Coup “Succeeds”?

Noah Millman asks another question in his Egypt post that deserves an …

Posted August 21st, 2013

Egypt Isn’t Easy, But Deciding How The U.S. Should React to the Coup Is

Noah Millman disagrees with me that suspending aid to Egypt is an …

Posted August 21st, 2013

The Illusory Option of “Victory” in Egypt

Bret Stephens’ case for backing the Egyptian military is also awful: What’s …

Posted August 20th, 2013