Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “George McGovern”

Trump and Obama Aren’t Realists

Trump and Obama may end up taking a few positions that realists share, but they are doing so for their own reasons and usually with very different assumptions about how the world works.

Posted April 13th, 2016

Obama Isn’t a Synthesis of McGovern and Kissinger

Hawks need Obama to be some hybrid holdover from the 1970s, because they are still arguing with their old opponents from forty years ago.

Posted October 21st, 2014

The GOP’s “McCain Phase”

It’s useful in some ways to think of the Iraq war as …

Posted March 14th, 2013

Hagel, Obama, and Israel

Gil Troy writes a very strange piece on Hagel and Obama at …

Posted December 15th, 2012

The So-Called “Semi-McGovern Moment”

George Will reflects on the public mood in connection with the passing …

Posted October 24th, 2012