Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Israel”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The new lie about Iraq. Jon Basil Utley recalls how the Bush …

Posted May 22nd, 2015

The Administration’s Desperate Bid to “Reassure” Israel

The U.S. is volunteering to bribe a client government that has actively tried to derail a major U.S. diplomatic initiative.

Posted May 20th, 2015

Why a Nuclear Deal Won’t Lead to Nuclear Proliferation

Iran hawks are happy to amplify the blustering of U.S. clients on this issue.

Posted May 14th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America’s antiwar correspondent. Scott McConnell remembers the career and work of William …

Posted May 8th, 2015

Jeb Bush Calls W. His Top Israel Adviser

Like his brother, Bush thinks that there should be no “light” between the U.S. and Israel.

Posted May 7th, 2015

The Many False Assumptions of Iran Hawks

A deal with Iran is the best opportunity to restrict Iran’s nuclear program before international support for sanctions evaporates.

Posted May 1st, 2015

The Widening Partisan Split on Israel

The partisan split on Israel is persisting and getting wider.

Posted April 16th, 2015

A Very Weird Interpretation of U.S. Iran Diplomacy

It’s wrong to say that the Iran framework agreement puts “daylight” between the U.S. and its allies.

Posted April 6th, 2015

Diplomacy with Iran and Hawkish Whataboutism

Iran hawks set absurdly high expectations for what negotiations should be able to do and what they should include.

Posted April 6th, 2015

There Is No “Coming Break” with Israel

There might be a temporary end to some of the usual reflexive support

Posted March 30th, 2015

The GOP’s Absurd Israel Litmus Test

Hard-liners have redefined support to mean offering a blank check.

Posted March 28th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Our unrealistic foreign policy. Christopher Preble asks why the public should be …

Posted March 27th, 2015

The U.S. Should Stop Enabling Reckless Clients

In practice, the U.S. has shown “forbearance” by indulging Israeli governments in their worst policies.

Posted March 27th, 2015

Walker and Iran Hawks’ Phony Concern for Nonproliferation

Hawks feign concern about future proliferation while vowing to repudiate an agreement that has a good chance of preventing it.

Posted March 26th, 2015

Israeli Spying and Our Embarrassing Congress

Sen. Kaine can’t bring himself to call spying by its proper name.

Posted March 24th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Continuing Baker Panic

The latest in a long line of attempts to banish realists from Republican foreign policy debate.

Posted March 24th, 2015

Bad Client Behavior and U.S.-Israel Relations

The scars left by this latest episode of Israeli espionage could be significant.

Posted March 24th, 2015