Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Hillary Clinton”

The Warren Mirage

The Democrats need to have some challengers to run against Clinton, but the focus on Warren is misplaced.

Posted March 26th, 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

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The dangers of not reaching a deal with Iran. Gary Sick describes …

Posted March 13th, 2015

Why Hawks Aren’t Held Accountable for the Wars They Support

Hawks are typically never judged by the results of the policies they support.

Posted March 12th, 2015

The Perils of Hawkish Campaigning

The public doesn’t support aggressive measures across the board.

Posted March 6th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Abu Ghraib goes to court. Kelley Vlahos reports on the role of …

Posted February 20th, 2015

Why 2016 Hawkish Candidates May Hamper U.S. Diplomacy

The prospect of a more hawkish administration in 2017 will make other governments less interested in making deals with the U.S.

Posted February 19th, 2015

Clinton and Foreign Policy Experience

Obama’s would-be Republican successors are preparing to attack his former Secretary of State with an argument that Obama used against her.

Posted February 11th, 2015

Why the 2016 Democratic “Bench” Seems Weaker Than It Is

The party out of power can indulge its fantasies about every possible candidate.

Posted February 5th, 2015

No One Will Have to Answer for the Libyan War

The strong bias in favor of action in response to foreign crises doesn’t allow most members of either party to fault U.S. policy for being too meddlesome.

Posted January 26th, 2015

No, Warren Shouldn’t Run for President

A presidential campaign would be a trap for Warren.

Posted January 14th, 2015

Why Presidential Dynasties Are Noxious

Dynastic ties make it much easier for bad and mediocre candidates to compete for and even win nominations.

Posted December 31st, 2014

The Dreadful Prospect of Another Clinton-Bush Election

A Clinton-Bush race would guarantee an endorsement of the status quo no matter which side prevailed.

Posted December 30th, 2014

Bush Is Weaker Than He Appears

The “electability” argument on which the case for Jeb Bush depends falls apart on closer inspection.

Posted December 16th, 2014

Warren’s Missing Foreign Policy Revisited

Warren’s foreign policy is mostly unknown.

Posted December 16th, 2014

Why Warren Shouldn’t Run

It would probably be a better use of Warren’s time to concentrate on her role in the Senate.

Posted December 16th, 2014

Webb Is Running for President

His entry into the race should be very good and healthy for the Democratic Party and the country.

Posted November 20th, 2014