Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “"freedom agenda"”

U.S. Foreign Policy and the “Cause of Freedom”

The Wall Street Journal repeats a piece of ideological claptrap: So it …

Posted July 8th, 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

Why No One Should Still Be a Neocon (II)

Jonathan Tobin picks up on a questionable argument about Game of Thrones …

Posted April 9th, 2014

Georgia and the “Freedom Agenda”

Max Seddon has written an interesting summary of Mikheil Saakashvili’s tenure as …

Posted October 29th, 2013

The Limits of U.S. Influence

Fred Hiatt concludes his latest column on Obama’s foreign policy with this …

Posted May 20th, 2013

Iraq and the Failure of the “Freedom Agenda”

Iraq war supporters tried to justify the invasion and occupation in many …

Posted March 6th, 2013

On Democracy Promotion and the Failure of the “Freedom Agenda”

Paul Bonicelli repeats a common myth: A nation like ours cannot do …

Posted January 22nd, 2013

Democracy Promotion and American “Leadership”

David Kramer and Arch Puddington are displeased that Americans don’t care about …

Posted January 16th, 2013

Reforming Republican Foreign Policy (II)

Nikolas Gvosdev advises the Republicans to come to grips with their disadvantage …

Posted December 13th, 2012

Nothing Is More Dispiriting for Some Democratists Than a Free and Fair Election

Max Boot believes the election result in Georgia is “dispiriting” for democracy …

Posted October 10th, 2012

Erasing the Iraq War from Republican Party History

Politico has produced an article on the Republicans’ foreign policy disadvantage that …

Posted September 14th, 2012

The Politics of the So-Called “Arab Winter”

Scoblete flags this odd comment from Alex Altman: If the Arab spring …

Posted September 13th, 2012

Niall Ferguson and the “Major Strategic Challenge” from China

Most of the criticism of Niall Ferguson’s recent essay hasn’t touched on …

Posted August 21st, 2012

The Latest “Freedom Agenda” Revisionism (II)

Roger Cohen seems to have missed the point of Romney’s “freedom agenda” …

Posted August 6th, 2012

Empires and Democracy

This Wall Street Journal interview with Charles Hill is a mess. I’ll …

Posted July 28th, 2012

The Latest “Freedom Agenda” Revisionism

The old hawkish lie was that the Iraq war and Bush’s “freedom …

Posted July 27th, 2012