Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Germany”

The Nuclear Deal and U.S. Allies

If Iran hawks got their way by scrapping the deal, three of our most important alliances would be badly strained.

Posted August 13th, 2015

Walker and the Trust of Allies

Walker has a fanciful view of how alliance management works.

Posted July 24th, 2015

Bush’s Underwhelming European Tour

Bush’s Berlin speech fell flat.

Posted June 10th, 2015

The German Backlash Against TTIP

The trade deal faces some of its stiffest opposition in Germany.

Posted June 10th, 2015

Jeb Bush Goes to Europe

Bush’s hawkish message will mostly fall on deaf ears in Germany.

Posted June 9th, 2015

A Bad WWI Counterfactual

A bad WWI counterfactual based on a poor reading of the history of the war and its aftermath.

Posted June 3rd, 2015

Walker’s Bad History and Worse Foreign Policy

Walker talks about learning from history, but fails to take into account the different circumstances of the two periods that he is comparing.

Posted June 1st, 2015

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