Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Germany”

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

Weekly Roundup

Is the U.K. about to dissolve? Alex Massie warns that Scottish independence …

Posted February 7th, 2014

Guilting Germany Into a More Aggressive Foreign Policy (II)

Walter Russell Mead hopes that Germans can be cajoled into backing more …

Posted February 4th, 2014

Guilting Germany Into a More Aggressive Foreign Policy

Der Spiegel reports on a change in German foreign policy thanks to …

Posted January 29th, 2014

Illusions of Western Consensus on Military Intervention

Tyson Barker has written a useful review of German foreign policy, but …

Posted October 24th, 2013

The “Erratic” Merkel and Consistent German Opposition to Wars of Choice

Benjamin Weinthal is annoyed that Angela Merkel doesn’t support more foreign wars: …

Posted September 24th, 2013

Don’t Count on NATO For Political Cover in Syria

Fred Kaplan thinks that the U.S. may be able to count on …

Posted August 26th, 2013