Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jacob Heilbrunn”

Obama’s “Empty Talk”

This is the president that escalated one war, committed the U.S. to another unnecessary conflict in Libya, and launched yet another military campaign on his own authority.

Posted October 27th, 2014

Kagan’s Ahistorical Alarmism

It takes an ideologue or a con-man (or both) to look at the modern world and conclude that we are reliving the 1930s.

Posted September 8th, 2014

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