Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Georgia”

Cameron’s Terrible Foreign Policy Record

Freddy Gray tries to make sense of David Cameron’s political career. Here …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Neoconservatism and Democracy Promotion

Noah Millman continues the discussion about neoconservatism. He makes many very good …

Posted April 10th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How La Follette became an anti-imperialist. Andrew Bacevich reviews Richard Drake’s The …

Posted April 4th, 2014

Rubio’s Misguided Punitive Measures

Marco Rubio has made a few more proposals for punishing Russia. Here …

Posted March 20th, 2014

More Shameless Hawkish Revisionism

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

Posted March 13th, 2014

Ignore Hard-liners on Russia and Ukraine

Marco Rubio and Tom Cotton expand on Rubio’s earlier list of mostly …

Posted March 5th, 2014

Rubio’s Bad Ideas For “Punishing” Russia

Jacob Heilbrunn explains why a confrontational response to Russia’s incursion will make …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Thank Goodness McCain Isn’t President

John McCain never tires of supporting useless and dangerous hard-line policies: He …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Western Hawks Truly Loathe German Foreign Policy

John Vinocur is annoyed by German foreign policy: Mrs. Merkel blocked Ukraine …

Posted February 18th, 2014

Ukraine and NATO

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

Posted February 4th, 2014

The Cruelty of Creating False Expectations

Max Seddon identifies the danger of treating Ukraine like the “new Georgia”: …

Posted December 15th, 2013

Ukraine and NATO

As he usually is, John Bolton is wrong about Ukraine and NATO: …

Posted December 12th, 2013

Bush’s Clueless Russia Policy

Mark Adomanis sums up Peter Baker’s account of Bush-era Russia policy: So …

Posted November 7th, 2013

Georgia Could Do Without This Kind of “Help”

Melik Kaylan’s reaction to Saakashvili’s departure from office wins the prize for …

Posted November 4th, 2013

The Wall Street Journal: Still Cheerleading for Saakashvili

The Wall Street Journal‘s European edition does its best to whitewash Saakashvili’s …

Posted November 1st, 2013

The Economist and Saakashvili’s “Legacy”

The Economist‘s report on the end of Saakashvili’s tenure is typical in …

Posted October 31st, 2013

Bush and Saakashvili: A Case Study in What Not to Do

Thomas de Waal reviews Saakashvili’s presidency in Foreign Affairs. He recounts how …

Posted October 30th, 2013