Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Green movement”

Why We Shouldn’t Call Hong Kong Protests a Revolution

It makes the mistake of feeding the paranoia and alarmism of the regime that the protesters are facing.

Posted October 6th, 2014

Thoughtless Rhetoric and Foreign Crises

Josh Rogin reports on Bob Corker’s unhappiness with administration policy on Ukraine: …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

USAID’s Cuba Folly

Matt Ford places USAID’s ridiculous attempt to subvert the Cuban government by …

Posted April 4th, 2014

How Hawks Discredit Themselves

Christian Whiton makes a number of fault claims in this article on …

Posted October 18th, 2013

Obama and the Urge to Meddle in Foreign Conflicts

The Economist’s Lexington gets something very wrong: Mr Obama is not in …

Posted August 22nd, 2013

The Hawkish Need to Take Sides

Ross Douthat discusses why some interventionists are so vehemently pro-military in Egypt. …

Posted August 21st, 2013

Why Hard-liners Recycle Myths About the Green Movement in Iran

Jennifer Rubin must think that Obama has done a very good job …

Posted July 22nd, 2013

Hawks Continue to Misunderstand and Misrepresent the Green Movement

No Victor Davis Hanson column on foreign policy would be complete without …

Posted July 16th, 2013

Obama’s Careless Rhetoric

Walter Russell Mead thinks Obama misunderstands “what rhetoric is and what it …

Posted July 10th, 2013

Obama Still Isn’t a Realist

Jonah Goldberg’s understanding of realism is deficient: During a crisis, the temptation …

Posted July 9th, 2013

When “Thinking Strategically” Means Not Thinking At All

Thank goodness Karl Rove has no influence in the White House any …

Posted May 9th, 2013

The Green Movement Wasn’t an Insurrection

Here is a quick reminder of why no one should listen to …

Posted April 17th, 2013

We Have No “Rooting” Interest in Iranian Elections

Jonathan Tobin projects the failings of Iran hawks onto others: Like the …

Posted April 4th, 2013

Why It’s in the American Interest to Understand Other Nations’ Views

Paul Pillar states an undeniable truth: There is a moral deficit in …

Posted March 27th, 2013

The Dangers of Personalizing Foreign Policy

Nikolas Gvosdev discusses possible changes in U.S.-Venezuela relations in the wake of …

Posted March 8th, 2013

The Weird Hawkish Fixation on the Green Movement Protests

Greg Scoblete points to a tedious argument from Kiron Skinner: Thus, in …

Posted October 26th, 2012

Previewing the Foreign Policy Debate (II)

According to this Politico article, Romney understands that he isn’t likely to …

Posted October 22nd, 2012