Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Iran”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Antiwar Eastwood. Asawin Suebsaeng reports on Clint Eastwood’s antiwar views and how …

Posted January 23rd, 2015

Paul and Netanyahu’s Speech

Rand Paul makes another unforced error.

Posted January 21st, 2015

Rubio and the “Martyr-State” Myth

Rubio uncritically repeats one of the most ridiculous myths about Iran.

Posted January 21st, 2015

Netanyahu Will Address Congress…Again

The invitation is clearly timed to interfere with the ongoing nuclear negotiations.

Posted January 21st, 2015

Foreign Policy and the SOTU

Foreign policy will likely take up a very small part of tonight’s speech.

Posted January 20th, 2015

Cameron Warns Against New Iran Sanctions

New sanctions legislation risks blowing up the talks with Iran.

Posted January 16th, 2015

Cotton’s Reckless Iran Policy

Hard-liners everywhere always assume that the other regime in any negotiation is getting the upper hand.

Posted January 13th, 2015

The Difference Between Clients and Allies

No matter how long another state has been a U.S. client, the U.S. owes it much less than it owes it to its real allies.

Posted January 12th, 2015

Huckabee’s Foreign Policy Keeps Getting Worse

Huckabee has nothing to offer those of us interested in foreign policy restraint.

Posted January 5th, 2015

The Worst Foreign Policy Arguments of 2014

A list of the very worst foreign policy arguments that should never be used in 2015.

Posted December 31st, 2014

The Paul-Rubio Fight over Cuba

Rubio has made himself the leading defender of a bankrupt policy that also happens to be broadly unpopular.

Posted December 19th, 2014

Rubio Truly Hates Diplomacy

The U.S. should seek to maintain normal relations with as many states as possible.

Posted December 18th, 2014

Jindal’s Boilerplate Hawkishness

Appealing to foreign policy hard-liners is nothing new for Jindal.

Posted December 4th, 2014

Cotton and the Iran Hawks’ Loathing of Diplomacy

Cotton is a typical Iran hawk in that he is intensely opposed to the diplomatic effort that has already made a nuclear-armed Iran less likely.

Posted December 4th, 2014

What Not to Do on Iran

The dangers of hawkish proposals that would ratchet up tensions in the region and make a new armed conflict more likely

Posted December 1st, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Replacing Hagel. Nikolas Gvosdev identifies some of the many problems that Obama …

Posted November 28th, 2014

How Iran Hawks Spread Misinformation

Iran has so far complied with the agreement it made last year.

Posted November 25th, 2014