Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jeb Bush”

Jeb Bush’s Iraq Fantasies

Jeb Bush is peddling fantasies about Iraq.

Posted May 20th, 2015

Jeb Bush’s Disgraceful Dodge

No doubt Jeb Bush would like us to focus on anything but the disastrous war he supported.

Posted May 13th, 2015

The Iraq War and Jeb Bush’s Hearing Problems

Bush gave the pat, unthinking answer on the Iraq war that so many pro-war politicians have given before him.

Posted May 12th, 2015

Jeb Bush, Iraq War Dead-Ender

Bush’s answer on the Iraq war tells us all that we need to know about his appallingly bad foreign policy judgment.

Posted May 11th, 2015

Jeb Bush Calls W. His Top Israel Adviser

Like his brother, Bush thinks that there should be no “light” between the U.S. and Israel.

Posted May 7th, 2015

The Republican Nomination and the Politics of Immigration

Immigration is a bigger weakness for both Rubio and Bush than their boosters would like to admit.

Posted April 22nd, 2015

Jeb Bush and Regime Change

Bush seems to think the U.S. should have been actively involved in trying to subvert and overthrow the Iranian government.

Posted April 20th, 2015

Jeb Bush’s Continuing Evasions on Foreign Policy

Like Bush’s other evasions, avoiding the question about regime change in Iran does nothing to reassure skeptics.

Posted April 20th, 2015

Jeb Bush Embraces George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush has no desire to distance himself from his brother’s foreign policy record.

Posted April 17th, 2015

The Politics of the Nuclear Deal

Opposing the deal isn’t smart positioning for the eventual Republican nominee.

Posted April 2nd, 2015

The GOP’s Absurd Israel Litmus Test

Hard-liners have redefined support to mean offering a blank check.

Posted March 28th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Crowded 2016 Field

The more conservative candidates there are in the race, the better Bush’s chances are.

Posted March 26th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Continuing Baker Panic

The latest in a long line of attempts to banish realists from Republican foreign policy debate.

Posted March 24th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Baker Panic

There is absolutely no reason to think that Bush is inclined toward realist views.

Posted March 20th, 2015

The Absurd “No Light” Approach to Managing Allies and Clients

If the U.S. never allowed any “light” between it and its allies and clients, that would mean letting those allies and clients dictate what U.S. policy ought to be.

Posted February 26th, 2015

Bush’s Fatuous Views on Iraq and ISIS

Bush’s statement combines the worst sort of second-guessing with a magical belief in the power of an American military presence to forestall undesirable developments overseas.

Posted February 26th, 2015

The Rise and Fall of Rubio

Rubio now seems set on pursuing a nomination he can’t get at the expense of giving up the Senate seat he won in the race against Crist.

Posted February 24th, 2015