Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Hillary Clinton”

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

2016 and the Third-Term “Curse”

Voters’ fatigue with the Democrats could be a serious problem for their nominee in 2016.

Posted November 18th, 2014

Clinton and Iran

Clinton has a distorted view of what a “bad” deal with Iran would look like, and she is quite sympathetic to Iran hawks’ maximalist demands.

Posted November 12th, 2014

Don’t Believe the Rubio Hype

Rubio hasn’t charted his own course “away from both the most hawkish and most dovish wings of his own party.”

Posted November 12th, 2014

The Libyan War Could Come Back to Haunt Clinton

Clinton was an architect of a major policy blunder that continues to wreck the country that “benefited” from the intervention.

Posted November 11th, 2014

The Most Overrated Bilateral Relationship in the World

The value of the U.S.-Israel relationship is constantly exaggerated so that we forget that the client state is frequently a liability.

Posted November 10th, 2014

Derailing Clinton

The Democrats and the country would be much better off with someone other than Clinton as the party’s nominee.

Posted November 10th, 2014

Did Hillary Clinton Win the Midterms?

Midterm repudiations of a party aren’t normally followed by the election of the same party’s nominee.

Posted November 10th, 2014

Most Americans Aren’t Hawks

Most Americans don’t identify as hawks, and even more of them don’t want a global “leadership” role for the U.S.

Posted September 30th, 2014

Hawks and Doves

Clinton may be able to get away with being much more hawkish than her party.

Posted September 19th, 2014