Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “France”

A Very Weird Interpretation of U.S. Iran Diplomacy

It’s wrong to say that the Iran framework agreement puts “daylight” between the U.S. and its allies.

Posted April 6th, 2015

Bad Client Behavior and U.S.-Israel Relations

The scars left by this latest episode of Israeli espionage could be significant.

Posted March 24th, 2015

Rubio’s Foreign Policy Confusion Continues

One more reason why Rubio shouldn’t be president.

Posted March 17th, 2015

Brooks’ Lousy Ideas on Iran

Making the elimination of Iran’s nuclear program the “centerpiece of American policy” is to doom that policy to failure.

Posted February 27th, 2015

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