Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “George Kennan”

Realism and Honor

It would be shameful to encourage another country to fight a war that it can’t win simply so that we can feel better about ourselves.

Posted September 9th, 2014

Clinton, Paul, and Containment

Dan Drezner makes some mischief with a comparison of similar statements by …

Posted August 11th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Forgetting Tiananmen Square. Benjamin Read reviews Louisa Lim’s The People’s Republic of …

Posted June 6th, 2014

Biden and Foreign Policy Restraint

Peter Beinart makes a very questionable claim: Among today‚Äôs Democratic foreign-policy elite, …

Posted May 12th, 2014

Weekly Roundup

Inside the mind of George Kennan. Christian Caryl reviews The Kennan Diaries …

Posted February 28th, 2014

Obama, Paul, and Jeffersonian Foreign Policy

Colin Dueck’s conclusion to his article on Rand Paul shows why we …

Posted January 30th, 2014

Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics

Aaron David Miller objects to contempt for domestic political considerations in foreign …

Posted July 3rd, 2013

There Are No Isolationists

John Allen Gay comments on a new article covering Republican divisions on …

Posted March 15th, 2013

Kennan and Democracy Promotion

Thomas Graham makes a statement in his article on U.S. Russia policy …

Posted March 13th, 2013

Rand Paul and Realism

Will Inboden was not impressed with Rand Paul’s foreign policy speech: At …

Posted February 13th, 2013

Hanson vs. Kennan

Not surprisingly, Victor Davis Hanson doesn’t care for George Kennan: Also, George …

Posted February 7th, 2013

Rand Paul and Foreign Policy

Sen. Rand Paul will be delivering his foreign policy speech at the …

Posted February 6th, 2013

Kennan and Non-Intervention

I’ve been reading Ned O’Gorman’s Spirits of the Cold War, and the …

Posted February 5th, 2013

The Libyan War and Realism

Noah Millman continues the discussion on Obama and realism: To start, allow …

Posted January 24th, 2013

Accommodation, Detente, and “Winning the Cold War”

Noah Millman continues his discussion of Tolstoy and conservatism with Rod: Tolstoy …

Posted November 28th, 2012