Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jeb Bush”

Jeb Bush’s Foreign Policy Confusion

There is no reason to believe that Jeb has inherited his father’s foreign policy competence.

Posted September 21st, 2015

Previewing the Second Set of Republican Debates

Will moderator Hugh Hewitt’s hawkish instincts lead to more boilerplate rhetoric on foreign policy?

Posted September 16th, 2015

Jeb Bush’s Appalling Idea of a “Good Deal”

The Iraq war was an appalling, unnecessary disaster for all concerned, but Bush can’t grasp that.

Posted August 13th, 2015

Bush’s Horrible Foreign Policy Speech

The early excerpts from Bush’s speech didn’t fully convey how horrible his foreign policy vision for the region is.

Posted August 11th, 2015

Jeb Bush the Iraq War Dead-Ender

Bush is boasting that he thinks that U.S. soldiers should have continued to fight and die in Iraq for the last three and a half years.

Posted August 11th, 2015

The First Republican Debates

The field is filled with knee-jerk hawks that don’t have a very firm grasp on the issues.

Posted August 7th, 2015

Previewing the First Republican Debates

The debates are sure to be very dispiriting for anyone interested in foreign policy restraint.

Posted August 6th, 2015

Rubio’s Sinking Campaign

Rubio isn’t likely to be competitive in the primaries next year.

Posted August 5th, 2015

Normalization with Cuba and Public Opinion

Support for normalization and ending the embargo has increased since the start of the year.

Posted July 21st, 2015

The GOP 2016 Field: And Then There Were Sixteen

The candidates should have more incentives to break with party orthodoxy more often in such a large field, but the opposite has been happening.

Posted July 21st, 2015

Walker and Bush on the Deal with Iran

Both candidates have already proven that their foreign policy judgment is terrible.

Posted July 20th, 2015

Rubio’s Underwhelming Campaign

There is still no rationale for his candidacy.

Posted July 13th, 2015

Walker Is Well-Positioned for 2016 Despite His Blunders

Walker is still one of the more plausible nominees in the ever-growing field of candidates.

Posted July 13th, 2015

Jeb Bush and W.’s Second-Term Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush isn’t even pretending to support foreign policy restraint.

Posted June 29th, 2015

Bush’s Uninspired Announcement Speech

Bush avoided addressing specific foreign policy issues in his announcement.

Posted June 15th, 2015

Jeb Bush’s “Nuanced” Foreign Policy

If Bush’s past public statements on Cuba and Iran are any indication, he doesn’t make a habit of giving nuanced answers.

Posted June 15th, 2015

Bush and Hawkish Magical Thinking

Bush greatly overrates the power and influence that the U.S. has over the events in other parts of the world.

Posted June 11th, 2015