Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “France”

The Real Reason the U.S. Can’t Stop Free-Riding

Washington needs to stop indulging U.S. allies and clients.

Posted November 3rd, 2014

Attacking Syria Wouldn’t Have Changed Anything In Ukraine

John Vinocur repeats a very tired argument: French President Fran├žois Hollande, in …

Posted May 13th, 2014

France’s Iran Blunder

Christopher Dickey explains why France should be faulted for its sabotage of …

Posted November 10th, 2013

The Cult of “Credibility”

Jonathan Mercer reviews the evidence against the “credibility” argument: For their part, …

Posted May 13th, 2013

Arming the Syrian Opposition Is Still a Terrible Idea (II)

Doyle McManus makes an unpersuasive case for “doing more” in Syria. Here …

Posted March 27th, 2013

“Neo-Isolationism” Doesn’t Exist

Greg Scoblete rejects Michael Hirsh’s use of “neo-isolationism” to describe the legacy …

Posted March 19th, 2013

The U.S. Shouldn’t Indulge Its Allies’ Adventurism

Bruce Crumley reports on the French decision to recognize the reorganized opposition …

Posted November 14th, 2012

U.S. Involvement in Syria Appears Unlikely to Increase in the Near Future

The good news from Obama’s press conference today is that he didn’t …

Posted November 14th, 2012