Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Israel”

Should Realists Support Trump?

There are many reasons why realists wouldn’t want to get behind Trump.

Posted February 1st, 2016

The Republican SOTU Response

One thing that Haley unfortunately had in common with Trump and Cruz is opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran.

Posted January 13th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why the U.S. spies on Netanyahu. Philip Giraldi comments on the recent …

Posted January 1st, 2016

The Hawks Who Cried “Existential Threat”

Describing something as an “existential threat” is the worst and most irresponsible kind of threat inflation.

Posted December 10th, 2015

Revisiting Rubio’s Exaggerated Reputation on Foreign Policy

Rubio continues to benefit from an unearned reputation for foreign policy savvy.

Posted November 12th, 2015

The Fourth Republican Debate

This was Paul’s best debate by far.

Posted November 11th, 2015

Bush’s Lies About the Nuclear Deal

Everything Bush claims about the nuclear deal is a lie.

Posted November 2nd, 2015

Yemen and “Double Standards”

The lesson from the world’s general indifference to Yemen’s suffering is not to shrug at other abuses.

Posted September 29th, 2015

A Formal Alliance with Israel Is a Terrible Idea

A formal alliance between the U.S. and Israel virtually guarantees that the U.S. will be pulled into many more unnecessary wars in the region.

Posted September 25th, 2015

The Modern GOP and George H.W. Bush’s Internationalism

Republican hawks tend to avoid mentioning the elder Bush’s record primarily because they regard his internationalism as insufficiently aggressive.

Posted August 18th, 2015

Huckabee’s Nuclear Deal Derangement

Huckabee is accusing the administration and supporters of the nuclear deal of abetting a future genocide.

Posted July 27th, 2015

Cruz’s Risible Cuba Demagoguery

Cruz’s pretense that he “stands” with the people of Cuba by opposing normalization is risible.

Posted July 2nd, 2015

Jeb Bush and W.’s Second-Term Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush isn’t even pretending to support foreign policy restraint.

Posted June 29th, 2015

Oren and the Absurd “No Daylight” Standard

Oren distorts the historical record, but distorting the record is the point of the exercise.

Posted June 23rd, 2015

The Absurd Idea of “No Daylight” in U.S.-Israel Relations

It is impossible to hold to a “no daylight” standard in dealing with any other government.

Posted June 16th, 2015

Huckabee: Let’s Have a Palestinian State Anywhere But Palestine

Huckabee’s version of a two-state solution is bizarre and fanatical.

Posted June 2nd, 2015

Walker’s Hostility to Diplomacy

Walker doesn’t know the first thing about how to negotiate with other governments.

Posted June 1st, 2015