Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Hillary Clinton”

Implications of the 2016 Election

The result is a stinging rebuke to Obama.

Posted November 9th, 2016

What I Got Wrong About 2016

I misread the landscape about as badly as one can.

Posted November 9th, 2016

Clinton’s Foreign Policy Will Obviously Be More Aggressive, So Why Pretend Otherwise?

In the last twenty years, Clinton has never seen a military intervention that she thought was unnecessary or too risky.

Posted November 8th, 2016

2016 Wasn’t a Foreign Policy Election, But It Will Have Foreign Policy Consequences

We have completed a long campaign season with the least coverage of the candidates’ foreign policy views that I can recall for decades.

Posted November 7th, 2016

Explaining My 2016 Vote

It is usually not very hard to find reasons not to vote for the major party candidates, but the 2016 election has made it much easier than normal.

Posted November 7th, 2016

The Last Gasp of Bush-Era Republicanism

McMullin’s campaign isn’t going to lead to a “new conservative movement.”

Posted November 3rd, 2016

Reckless Predictions, 2016 Edition

Here is what I think is going to happen in the presidential race and the competitive Senate races next week.

Posted November 2nd, 2016

U.S. Interference in the Middle East and Regional Opinion

The next administration will be interfering more in their affairs, but the people in the region aren’t calling for this and don’t want it to happen.

Posted November 2nd, 2016

Secretary Biden? Don’t Bet on It

There are other likely choices that would be a better fit with Clinton and would be even more likely to share her foreign policy priorities.

Posted October 31st, 2016

The Folly of ‘Safe Zones’

Safe zones in Syria aren’t going to be successful on their own terms without courting unacceptably high risks of an expanded war.

Posted October 31st, 2016

The Perilous ‘Middle Ground’ That Clinton Represents

Obama could not move the U.S. away from the disastrous policies of the Bush era, and under Clinton there won’t even be the pretense.

Posted October 27th, 2016

Clinton’s Obviously More Aggressive Foreign Policy

On every front, she is opting for more aggressive measures or confrontation of some kind.

Posted October 27th, 2016

Americans Have No Desire for More Interventionism

The public understandably doesn’t share the enthusiasm of foreign policy elites for U.S. “leadership” defined by endless war.

Posted October 27th, 2016

The Dangers of ‘Centrist Internationalism’

The only thing that is international about this “centrist internationalism” seems to be that it seeks to inflict death and destruction on people in other countries.

Posted October 21st, 2016

Clinton’s Aggressive Foreign Policy

Clinton will be coming into office with a more aggressive foreign policy agenda that has never been seriously debated.

Posted October 20th, 2016

The Third Presidential Debate

Trump missed his last major chance to make the election more competitive.

Posted October 20th, 2016

The Third Presidential Debate’s Neglect of Foreign Policy

The U.S. is perpetually at war, and some of those wars aren’t even up for debate during the process of choosing the next president.

Posted October 20th, 2016