Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Francois Hollande”

Victory for The Discredited Status Quo in France

Macron’s agenda is mostly the continuation of the same policies that have generated enormous contempt for France’s political class

Posted April 24th, 2017

The Pitfalls of France’s War on ISIS

Hollande’s declaration against ISIS sets a goal that he must know his government can’t achieve at an acceptable cost.

Posted November 16th, 2015

Attacking Syria Wouldn’t Have Changed Anything In Ukraine

John Vinocur repeats a very tired argument: French President François Hollande, in …

Posted May 13th, 2014

Policy Differences Trump Personal Ties

This New York Times article reviews Obama’s relationships with a number of …

Posted June 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