Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Iran”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What Cuba means for Latin America. Catherine Addington considers how normalization with …

Posted August 28th, 2015

Walker’s Meddlesome Foreign Policy

The U.S. has been anything but “passive” around the world in recent years.

Posted August 28th, 2015

Five Months of the War on Yemen

Our government is helping to batter and starve an entire country simply to placate a band of despots.

Posted August 26th, 2015

Iran Hawks vs. the Iranian People (II)

Iran hawks would prefer to tear up the deal and subject Iranians to greater deprivation.

Posted August 26th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and Congress’ Meddling

Congress didn’t need to insert itself into this process.

Posted August 26th, 2015

Scowcroft, the GOP, and the Nuclear Deal

In a more competent and responsible party, Scowcroft’s argument for the deal would provide cover for many members of Congress and presidential candidates to support it.

Posted August 24th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Foreign policy by bumper sticker. Richard Burt and Dimitri Simes lament the …

Posted August 21st, 2015

Cotton’s Recipe for Unending Conflict

As usual, Tom Cotton favors aimless, unfocused interventionism.

Posted August 19th, 2015

Corker’s Case Against the Nuclear Deal Makes No Sense

Like every other opponent of the deal, Corker refuses to accept a major nonproliferation success because it isn’t perfect.

Posted August 18th, 2015

Romney’s Foreign Policy Lives Again in the 2016 Field

The GOP blunders ahead with calls for more aggressive and confrontational policies across the board.

Posted August 17th, 2015

Rubio’s Bankrupt Ideas on Foreign Policy

Rubio offers Iran no incentives for cooperation, but expects to be able to compel them to give way on every front.

Posted August 17th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Debunking the bad arguments against the nuclear deal. Nicholas Miller refutes five …

Posted August 14th, 2015

The MEK and the Deal with Iran

Shelton is recycling the propaganda of a fanatical exile group.

Posted August 13th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and U.S. Allies

If Iran hawks got their way by scrapping the deal, three of our most important alliances would be badly strained.

Posted August 13th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and the “Windfall” Distraction

Sanctions relief isn’t going to fuel Iranian regional dominance or anything like it.

Posted August 13th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and Threat Inflation

Inflating the threat from Iran interests hawks much more than an agreement that reduces it.

Posted August 13th, 2015

Debating the Nuclear Deal

Most of the opponents of the deal have been arguing in bad faith and were going to oppose the agreement tooth-and-nail no matter what it contained.

Posted August 12th, 2015