Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Israel”

Cruz’s Demagoguery on Israel and Iran

No one should ever take anything Cruz says on foreign policy (or on anything else) seriously.

Posted October 30th, 2014

The U.S. and Israel: Don’t Call It a Crisis

Pretending that the U.S. has a “special” relationship with one of its clients is a mistake.

Posted October 29th, 2014

Is There a Point to Publicizing U.S.-Israel Tensions?

Obama may want to try causing Netanyahu some political headaches of his own.

Posted October 28th, 2014

Why Israel Won’t Attack Iran (II)

Starting a war against Iran wouldn’t prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Posted October 28th, 2014

The Yaalon Quarrel and U.S.-Israel Relations

Israel has few “friends” to start with, and can hardly afford to antagonize the few that it has.

Posted October 28th, 2014

Recognizing Palestine and the Two-State Solution Mirage

International recognition of Palestine cannot put a “brake” on a peace process that isn’t going anywhere.

Posted October 16th, 2014

The British Vote to Recognize Palestine

The House of Commons vote is a sign that Israel is losing ground among some of its otherwise reliable supporters in the West.

Posted October 14th, 2014

The U.S. and Israel’s Nuclear Arsenal

The U.S. shouldn’t be forcing people working for the government to “keep” a secret that was revealed long ago.

Posted September 26th, 2014

The Lazy and Dishonest “Anti-Israel” Attack

Ted Cruz resorted to another round of dishonest smears.

Posted September 24th, 2014

Cruz’s Bogus “No Greater Ally” Claim

It is ludicrous to suggest that Israel is an ally of the region’s Christians, much less the best one

Posted September 17th, 2014

Israel and Public Opinion

Most Americans don’t want the U.S. backing Israel to the hilt.

Posted September 15th, 2014

Cruz, Israel, and In Defense of Christians

Cruz’s behavior was unnecessary, needlessly provocative, and an embarrassment to his voters.

Posted September 12th, 2014

War Between Israel and Iran Isn’t Inevitable

Unless Israel wants to guarantee that Iran acquires nuclear weapons, it won’t attack Iran.

Posted September 9th, 2014

Warren and Democratic Hawks

Warren’s case just underscores how few real doves there are among elected Democrats at the national level.

Posted August 28th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

A portrait of an imperialist. Geoffrey Wheatcroft reviews Lawrence James’ Churchill and …

Posted August 22nd, 2014

How Much Does Foreign Policy Rhetoric Matter?

Dan Drezner doubts Beinart’s claim that the public-elite gap on foreign policy …

Posted August 19th, 2014

Clinton and the Neoconservatives (II)

Michael Tomasky argues that Clinton isn’t a “neocon,” which is true enough, …

Posted August 13th, 2014