Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Iraq war”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Driving Russia and China together. Dimitri Simes criticizes administration errors that are …

Posted June 27th, 2014

We Don’t Need To Hear From Iraq War Hawks (II)

James Joyner tries to make the case for not dismissing Iraq war …

Posted June 26th, 2014

Public Opinion and U.S. “Leadership”

Speaking of public opinion and foreign policy, there is a result in …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Admitting Error on Iraq Is the Beginning of Foreign Policy Reform

Michael Brendan Dougherty appeals to Republicans to admit their errors on Iraq: …

Posted June 20th, 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

Why It’s a Waste of Time To Listen to Iraq War Hawks

Having learned absolutely nothing from their failure, they have nothing to teach.

Posted June 18th, 2014

Military Action and the Illusion of Control

Micah Zenko faults the tendency in our foreign policy debates to ascribe …

Posted June 16th, 2014

Restraint, Iraq, and the “Surge”

I am now reading Barry Posen’s new book, Restraint. In one section …

Posted June 16th, 2014

Ryan Is Obviously Not a Dove

Paul Ryan gave a speech today at the Center for a New …

Posted June 11th, 2014

Hard Choices and Taking the Easy Way Out

Peter Beinart must already know the answer to this question about Clinton’s …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Clinton Learned Nothing From the Iraq War

Hillary Clinton’s memoir/campaign book is predictably not interesting or informative. She explains …

Posted June 9th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

When intellectuals go to war. Corey Robin remarks on some of the …

Posted May 30th, 2014

Biden and Foreign Policy Restraint

Peter Beinart makes a very questionable claim: Among today‚Äôs Democratic foreign-policy elite, …

Posted May 12th, 2014

Jones Fends Off the Hard-liners

Jonathan Coppage reports on some good news from last night’s North Carolina …

Posted May 7th, 2014

Syria and the Iraq War’s Effects

Robert Golan-Vilella thinks that Americans’ reluctance to intervene in other conflicts can’t …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Why No One Should Still Be a Neocon (III)

Reihan Salam clarifies what he means by “neocon”: So who am I …

Posted April 10th, 2014

Why No One Should Still Be a Neocon (II)

Jonathan Tobin picks up on a questionable argument about Game of Thrones …

Posted April 9th, 2014