Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Israel”

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

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Shakespeare’s elusive politics. Noah Millman rejects the idea that Shakespeare was simply …

Posted August 8th, 2014

The Yes-Man Is Your Enemy, But Your Friend Will Argue With You

John Podhoretz applauds Shmuel Rosner’s condemnation of Israel’s “fair-weather fans”: These “fair …

Posted August 7th, 2014

The Warsi Resignation and U.K. Foreign Policy

The Economist‘s Blighty blog comments on Baroness Sayeeda Warsi’s resignation from the …

Posted August 5th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why WWI lasted as long as it did. Stephen Walt considers the …

Posted August 1st, 2014

Gaza and Self-Defense

Jonathan Chait explains why the latest Gaza military operation has made him …

Posted July 30th, 2014

Mead’s Ridiculous Linkage Argument

Walter Russell Mead must be kidding: Unhappily for the Obama administration, the …

Posted July 29th, 2014

Americans Don’t Want the U.S. To Take Sides in Foreign Conflicts

There were some interesting YouGov findings on American public opinion and foreign …

Posted July 28th, 2014