Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Iraq”

The Dishonest Charge of Withdrawal and Disengagement

Fred Hiatt very much wants us to believe that America’s “gradual withdrawal” …

Posted July 28th, 2014

Why Republicans Still Haven’t Regained the Public’s Trust on Foreign Policy

Matt Yglesias comments on a new Politico poll: By a margin of …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The war for the “Greater Middle East.” Andrew Bacevich summarizes the reasons …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Perry’s Stale Foreign Policy Arguments

Rick Perry wades into the intra-Republican foreign policy debate with the most …

Posted July 14th, 2014

The Dangers of Obsessing Over “Credibility”

There was a recent exchange on Twitter about the importance of “credibility” …

Posted July 8th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America doesn’t need a global mission. Michael Brendan Dougherty explains why America …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Rand Paul and “Reckless Driving”

Emma Roller reports on Rand Paul’s recent “pro-Israel” pandering: Since that fateful …

Posted July 2nd, 2014

McCain’s Horrible Foreign Policy Judgment

Michael Hirsh ponders whether McCain might be right about a foreign policy …

Posted June 30th, 2014

The Awful “Credibility” Argument That Never Dies

Pascal-Emmnauel Gobry says that America’s biggest foreign policy problem is that the …

Posted June 25th, 2014

Public Opinion and U.S. “Leadership”

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

Posted June 24th, 2014

Redrawing Borders and “Real” Countries

Ross Douthat thinks it is time to “let go” of the post-WWI …

Posted June 24th, 2014

The Bizarre Need To Take Sides

Leslie Gelb proposes a bad response to current conflicts in Syria and …

Posted June 23rd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

To bomb or not to bomb. Micah Zenko objects to reducing foreign …

Posted June 20th, 2014

Rubio Opposes Ruling Out Stupid Actions

Marco Rubio is annoyed that Obama has ruled out sending ground troops …

Posted June 18th, 2014

A Warmonger By Any Other Name

Anne-Marie Slaughter thinks the U.S. should bomb in Iraq and Syria. She …

Posted June 18th, 2014

The U.S. Shouldn’t Intervene in Iraq (II)

Barry Posen makes the case for doing nothing in Iraq: America need …

Posted June 18th, 2014

What Does the U.S. Owe Iraq?

Noah Millman believes that the U.S. is obliged to Iraqis to do …

Posted June 14th, 2014