Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Iran”

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

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