Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Iran”

War Between Israel and Iran Isn’t Inevitable

Unless Israel wants to guarantee that Iran acquires nuclear weapons, it won’t attack Iran.

Posted September 9th, 2014

Allying with Assad Still Doesn’t Make Sense

The U.S. would be ensnaring itself in an unnecessary conflict while saddling itself with a despicable partner.

Posted September 4th, 2014

The Democratic Party’s Many Hawks

The party is not somehow to the “left” of where it was on foreign policy thirty years ago.

Posted August 28th, 2014

How Much Does Foreign Policy Rhetoric Matter?

Dan Drezner doubts Beinart’s claim that the public-elite gap on foreign policy …

Posted August 19th, 2014

Clinton and the Neoconservatives (II)

Michael Tomasky argues that Clinton isn’t a “neocon,” which is true enough, …

Posted August 13th, 2014

The Disgraceful Shilling for the MEK Continues

The de-listing fight may be over, but that hasn’t stopped the Mujahedin-e …

Posted August 9th, 2014

Missing the Point on U.S.-Indian Relations

Tunku Varadarajan suggests that the poor state of U.S.-Indian relations isn’t all …

Posted August 4th, 2014

The Folly of Taking Sides in Foreign Conflicts

Joe Lieberman wants us to know that he’s still all for getting …

Posted August 1st, 2014

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