Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Israel”

Netanyahu’s Stunt and the “Pro-Israel” Consensus

Many of Netanyahu’s critics don’t like seeing the “pro-Israel” consensus in the U.S. called into question.

Posted February 25th, 2015

Paul’s Ill-Conceived Outreach to Hard-liners

Rand Paul’s attempts to placate hard-liners in his party are useless.

Posted February 24th, 2015

Huckabee and Palestine

Huckabee wants Palestinians to have their own country as long as they aren’t in their own country.

Posted February 24th, 2015

Ross’ Terrible Iran Proposal

The U.S. should not be making a guarantee to go to war against Iran for having done something that Israel did decades ago.

Posted February 23rd, 2015

Jeb Bush’s Underwhelming Foreign Policy Speech

It is telling that the most specific positions he took align him closely with his party’s hard-liners.

Posted February 18th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Whom does Netanyahu represent? Noah Millman questions the Israeli prime minister’s claim …

Posted February 13th, 2015

Spinning Netanyahu’s Stunt

The latest spin manages to make Netanyahu look worse in some respects than he did before.

Posted February 6th, 2015

The U.S. Hasn’t Been Neglecting Its Clients and Allies

There has been an unwillingness to conform U.S. policies in every respect to the policies that our clients and allies would have liked.

Posted February 3rd, 2015

Netanyahu’s Stunt and the U.S.-Israel Relationship

There probably won’t be much fallout from Netanyahu’s visit in Congress.

Posted February 2nd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why mourn King Abdullah? James Carden attacks the fawning attention paid to …

Posted January 30th, 2015

Netanyahu’s Stunt and Public Opinion

There is significant public opposition to this sort of behavior from Congress.

Posted January 29th, 2015

The Folly of Siding with Netanyahu

If Republican hawks were wise, they wouldn’t be supporting Netanyahu’s stunt.

Posted January 29th, 2015

Israel and the “Jacksonians”

In this case many so-called “Jacksonians” will make excuses for another government’s shoddy behavior, which is exactly what “Jacksonians” aren’t supposed to do.

Posted January 28th, 2015

The U.S.-Israel Relationship and “Reckless Driving”

Netanyahu seems sure that there will be no real consequences for Israel for his behavior.

Posted January 27th, 2015

What the Iran Hawks Hope to Gain from Netanyahu’s Speech

What matters to them is staking out a maximalist position on Iran so that they can denounce the administration for being “weak.”

Posted January 26th, 2015

McDonough’s Absurd Israel Claim

No wonder the head of Israel’s government believes he can do whatever he wants in his dealings with the U.S.

Posted January 26th, 2015

Netanyahu’s Consequence-Free Stunt

His mismanagement of the relationship with the U.S. hasn’t cost him or Israel anything.

Posted January 23rd, 2015