Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Israel”

Another Senseless, Illegal Killing in Gaza by Israeli Forces

Ms. Najjar’s killing is just the latest in a series of illegal shootings of unarmed Palestinians in Gaza.

Posted June 2nd, 2018

Haley’s Embarrassing Defense of the Gaza Massacre

Talking incessantly about Iran to avoid addressing the issue at hand has become a typical maneuver for Haley whenever U.S. clients commit some outrage that she would rather ignore.

Posted May 15th, 2018

The ‘Neo-American Era’ Is Over Before It Began

Mead describes U.S. clients in the region as “useful allies,” but none of them has proven to be useful at doing very much except causing more headaches for the U.S. and implicating us in their crimes.

Posted May 15th, 2018

The Trump Administration’s Despicable Response to the Gaza Massacre

Refusing to hold Israel responsible for its crimes guarantees that there will be more of them in the weeks and months to come.

Posted May 14th, 2018

Massacring Palestinians with Impunity

Gunning down dozens of people in a single day qualifies as a massacre no matter how much anyone wants to spin it as something else.

Posted May 14th, 2018

The Iran Obsession and Our Reckless Clients

Reneging on the nuclear deal is just the latest in a series of bad decisions that Trump has made that give the Israeli and Saudi governments whatever they want no matter the consequences for U.S. interests.

Posted May 9th, 2018

Don’t Fall for Netanyahu’s Propaganda

Netanyahu has every incentive to lie about the nuclear deal right now to make sure that Trump reneges on it.

Posted April 30th, 2018

Pompeo and Israel’s Excessive and Illegal Use of Force in Gaza

Over two million people suffer because of the blockade, and when some of them object to this appalling treatment they are maimed and killed with live ammunition.

Posted April 30th, 2018

Israel’s Illegal and Excessive Use of Lethal Force in Gaza

There is no excuse for the illegal and excessive use of force against these protesters.

Posted April 8th, 2018

Trump Should Withdraw U.S. Forces from Syria, But He Won’t

If Trump really had an “America First” foreign policy, leaving Syria would have been one of the first things he did, but he doesn’t and so that won’t happen on his watch.

Posted April 3rd, 2018

Treating a Massacre as ‘Business as Usual’

The indifferent reaction to the illegal shooting of unarmed protesters is truly obnoxious.

Posted April 3rd, 2018

End the Blockade of Gaza

The ongoing blockade of Gaza is excessive and cruel to the millions of people affected by it.

Posted March 31st, 2018

A ‘Stomach-Churning’ Recipe for Endless War

Cook would have the U.S. engage in multiple unnecessary wars for the sake of keeping bad clients happy and out of Moscow’s orbit, but the clients simply aren’t worth that much to the U.S.

Posted March 19th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s National Defense Strategy has the Pentagon popping champagne. Andrew Bacevich dissects …

Posted January 26th, 2018

U.S. Public Opinion on Israel and Palestine

Americans that have grown up in the last three decades know Israel only as a nuclear-armed occupying power.

Posted January 24th, 2018

‘No Daylight’ with Clients Puts America Last

Losing the American interest is inevitable when our government makes maintaining “no daylight” with any other country a priority.

Posted January 24th, 2018

The U.N. General Assembly Rebukes the Trump Administration

When that many allied and friendly governments tell the administration that they are in the wrong, it would be wise to rethink the decision that earned the U.S. this rebuke.

Posted December 21st, 2017