Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “George W. Bush”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Making sense of the Cambodian genocide. George Packer reviews Thierry Cruvellier’s The …

Posted April 11th, 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

Jeb Bush and “Purity Tests”

Jeb Bush is already confirming for us why he isn’t going to …

Posted April 7th, 2014

The GOP and Israel

Scott McConnell concludes that Jeb Bush has learned nothing from his brother’s …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

Why Jeb Bush Still Won’t Be the Next Republican Nominee

Jim Antle contemplates what a Jeb Bush presidential bid would represent: Alas, …

Posted March 31st, 2014

More Shameless Hawkish Revisionism

Peggy Noonan offers up some shameless revisionism: Mr. Putin doesn’t move because …

Posted March 13th, 2014

The Uses and Abuses of Reagan

Michael Gerson makes a silly claim: Over the past few years, Reagan’s …

Posted March 11th, 2014

Whitewashing the Failure of Bush’s Russia Policy

Rich Lowry makes a typically preposterous argument: This was a perverse misreading …

Posted March 6th, 2014

Hegemonists and the Dishonest Charge of “Retreat”

Niall Ferguson makes a characteristically ridiculous claim: Mr. Obama’s supporters like nothing …

Posted February 24th, 2014

The Distorting Effects of the Hawkish Obsession With “Resolve”

Victor Davis Hanson seems to think he is a mind-reader: True, Putin …

Posted February 11th, 2014

Why Jeb Bush Isn’t Going To Be the Next Republican Nominee

Damon Linker despairs: Because it’s beginning to dawn on me that Jeb …

Posted February 5th, 2014

Ukraine and NATO

John Vinocur is upset that Ukraine hasn’t been on track to become …

Posted February 4th, 2014

Rand Paul and the Distinction Between Vital and Peripheral Interests

Peter Beinart is on the right track here, but his recollection of …

Posted January 16th, 2014

DeMint and the “Chicken Kiev” Speech

Jim DeMint must be kidding: President Obama, having thrown away George W. …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

What Christie Gets Wrong About the GOP

Chris Christie is confused: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), in a …

Posted December 13th, 2013

Conservative Internationalism and the “Freedom Agenda”

Henry Nau responds to Michael Desch’s review of Conservative Internationalism. He is …

Posted November 20th, 2013

Bush and “Conservative Internationalism”

Noah Millman wishes that the name of conservative internationalism hadn’t already been …

Posted November 13th, 2013