Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Green movement”

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

By Your Command

Noah Millman hit on one of the key weaknesses of the policy …

Posted October 13th, 2012

An Enduring Cold War Mentality

Mark Adomanis makes a good observation in his response to Seth Mandel’s …

Posted October 11th, 2012