Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jacob Heilbrunn”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Nixon Doctrine, polycentrism, and “credibility.” Mark Safranski recounts the creation of …

Posted July 11th, 2014

Clinton and the Neoconservatives

Jacob Heilbrunn speculates about an alliance between neoconservatives and Hillary Clinton: It’s …

Posted July 7th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

WWI as religious war. Darryl Hart reviews Philip Jenkins’ The Great and …

Posted June 13th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

When intellectuals go to war. Corey Robin remarks on some of the …

Posted May 30th, 2014

The Pointless West Point Speech

As expected, Obama’s commencement speech at West Point contained very little new …

Posted May 28th, 2014

Rubio’s Bad Ideas For “Punishing” Russia

Jacob Heilbrunn explains why a confrontational response to Russia’s incursion will make …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Weekly Roundup

Inside the mind of George Kennan. Christian Caryl reviews The Kennan Diaries …

Posted February 28th, 2014

The Cult of Churchill

Jacob Heilbrunn remarks on the unveiling of a new Churchill bust at …

Posted October 31st, 2013

Cruz and Rubio’s Fear of Diplomacy

Jacob Heilbrunn comments on hard-line opposition in the Senate to a negotiated …

Posted September 25th, 2013

Gingrich’s “Change of Heart” on Foreign Policy

Jacob Heilbrunn comments on Newt Gingrich’s skeptical statements the wisdom of the …

Posted August 5th, 2013

The Very Short-Lived Cheney Dynasty

Jacob Heilbrunn tells what ought to be a joke: So Liz Cheney …

Posted July 8th, 2013

Rand Paul and the CFR

Jacob Heilbrunn gives Rand Paul some advice that is likely to be …

Posted May 20th, 2013

The “Isolationist” Label Obscures and Misleads, and That’s the Point of the Using It (II)

Jacob Heilbrunn dismisses Bret Stephens’ latest: The extent to which Obama is …

Posted May 17th, 2013

The Illusion of Omnipotence

Jacob Heilbrunn answers Danielle Pletka: I started the review by quoting the …

Posted May 9th, 2013

Chechen Bombers in Boston

It’s not remotely clear that the suspects have political motivations.

Posted April 19th, 2013

Rubio’s Foolish Gamble on a Return to Bushism

Jacob Heilbrunn comments on the political significance of Marco Rubio’s selection of …

Posted January 26th, 2013

In Search of a Gatekeeper

Jacob Heilbrunn observes that David Welch’s call for another William F. Buckley …

Posted December 5th, 2012