Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Iran”

The Bizarre Need To Take Sides

Leslie Gelb proposes a bad response to current conflicts in Syria and …

Posted June 23rd, 2014

We Don’t Need To Hear From Any Iraq War Hawks

Jonathan Chait is partly right here, but his observations are not as …

Posted June 18th, 2014

Iran and the “Nuclear Domino” Myth

Matthew Kroenig continues his never-ending series of articles promoting war with Iran. …

Posted May 22nd, 2014

How Obama Sets Himself Up To Fail in Foreign Policy

Ross Douthat declares Obama’s foreign policy to be a failure: But the …

Posted May 19th, 2014

Iran and the Sanctions Myth

Trita Parsi explains why sanctions are not responsible for the current negotiations …

Posted May 15th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How many people have died in Syria’s war? Laia Balcells, Lionel Beehner, …

Posted May 2nd, 2014

Rand Paul and the Republican Foreign Policy Debate

Leon Hadar points out the pitfalls for Rand Paul in trying to …

Posted May 1st, 2014

Killing Syrians For Ukraine

Anne-Marie Slaughter reminds us why we’re glad that she doesn’t work in …

Posted April 23rd, 2014

Thoughtless Rhetoric and Foreign Crises

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

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Fixing the U.S.-Brazil Relationship

Roger Cohen makes the case for an improved U.S.-Brazilian relationship in a …

Posted April 21st, 2014

Containment and the “De-Reaganizing” of Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s op-ed today was intended to answer criticisms of what he …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Rand Paul’s Strategic Ambiguity and Iran

Rand Paul opposes locking the U.S. into unnecessary specific commitments: Containment of …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Neoconservatism and Democracy Promotion

Noah Millman continues the discussion about neoconservatism. He makes many very good …

Posted April 10th, 2014

USAID’s Cuba Folly

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

Posted April 4th, 2014

Sanctions and Deterrence

Paul Pillar argues for remembering how deterrence works and why it sometimes …

Posted March 31st, 2014

Would Russia Sabotage Diplomacy With Iran?

Roger Cohen repeats a very strange assumption: But, some say, a firm …

Posted March 21st, 2014

Foolish Hawkishness, Now More Than Ever

Michael Oren pretends to write about Ukraine: The erosion can only be …

Posted March 13th, 2014