Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Germany”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America’s antiwar correspondent. Scott McConnell remembers the career and work of William …

Posted May 8th, 2015

The Weird Desire for a More Aggressive Germany

What would be the purpose of a “more active military role” for Germany?

Posted May 7th, 2015

A Very Weird Interpretation of U.S. Iran Diplomacy

It’s wrong to say that the Iran framework agreement puts “daylight” between the U.S. and its allies.

Posted April 6th, 2015

Bad Client Behavior and U.S.-Israel Relations

The scars left by this latest episode of Israeli espionage could be significant.

Posted March 24th, 2015

Rubio’s Foreign Policy Confusion Continues

One more reason why Rubio shouldn’t be president.

Posted March 17th, 2015

Brooks’ Lousy Ideas on Iran

Making the elimination of Iran’s nuclear program the “centerpiece of American policy” is to doom that policy to failure.

Posted February 27th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What the election means for the Republican brand. Dan McCarthy considers the …

Posted November 7th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Captivity among the Syrian rebels. Theo Padnos recounts his experiences of torture …

Posted October 31st, 2014

How Guilting Germany Into a More Aggressive Foreign Policy Backfires

The latest attempts to demonstrate Germany’s willingness to be more activist remind everyone that there is no backing for that policy at home.

Posted October 7th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What’s wrong with Hong Kong. Nicholas Bequelin reviews some of the city’s …

Posted October 3rd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Nixon Doctrine, polycentrism, and “credibility.” Mark Safranski recounts the creation of …

Posted July 11th, 2014

The Hawkish Need To Take Sides (II)

Andrew Stravers makes an unconvincing comparison between the Ukraine crisis and the …

Posted April 21st, 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

Russia and Crimea

Moscow’s actions are illegal and wrongheaded, but disaster could still be averted.

Posted March 1st, 2014

Western Hawks Truly Loathe German Foreign Policy

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

Posted February 18th, 2014

Guilting Germany Into a More Aggressive Foreign Policy (IV)

Jochen Bittner recycles a familiar argument: Commitments in Bosnia and Afghanistan aside, …

Posted February 12th, 2014

Guilting Germany Into a More Aggressive Foreign Policy (III)

Patrick Keller and Gary Schmitt also want Germany to have a more …

Posted February 10th, 2014