Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “"freedom agenda"”

Jeb Bush and W.’s Second-Term Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush isn’t even pretending to support foreign policy restraint.

Posted June 29th, 2015

When Democratists Blame America

Freedom has been retreating around the world for the last decade no matter how much support the U.S. gives to democracy promotion efforts.

Posted January 28th, 2015

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