Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jeffrey Goldberg”

The U.S.-Israel Relationship and “Reckless Driving”

Netanyahu seems sure that there will be no real consequences for Israel for his behavior.

Posted January 27th, 2015

The Weak Objections to a Nuclear Deal

Rejecting a significant agreement with Iran on the nuclear issue because it may expire decades from now is mindless.

Posted November 24th, 2014

Clinton and Iran

Clinton has a distorted view of what a “bad” deal with Iran would look like, and she is quite sympathetic to Iran hawks’ maximalist demands.

Posted November 12th, 2014

Obama’s Secret Letter and America’s Whiny Clients

The U.S. shouldn’t have to keep reassuring its perpetually whiny clients about everything it is doing in the region.

Posted November 7th, 2014

Why Israel Won’t Attack Iran (II)

Starting a war against Iran wouldn’t prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Posted October 28th, 2014

Yes, Rouhani Supports Iran’s Nuclear Program

Jeffrey Goldberg spends a lot of time reviewing old Rouhani statements on …

Posted October 8th, 2013

The Illusion of Control

This Jeffrey Goldberg anecdote doesn’t convey the message he thinks it does: …

Posted June 19th, 2013

Is the U.S. Capable of Exercising Foreign Policy Restraint?

Jeffrey Goldberg makes a questionable assertion on Iran and Syria: Whether we …

Posted June 19th, 2013

Rice and Power

Susan Rice has been named as the president’s next national security adviser. …

Posted June 5th, 2013

Syria and the “Red Line”

Jeffrey Goldberg seems hopeful that the U.S. will finally plunge directly into …

Posted April 26th, 2013

Rumors of Chavez’s Importance Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Kevin Sullivan makes a good observation: Hugo Chavez also failed to make …

Posted March 7th, 2013

Should We Expect the President to Love Other Nations?

Jeffrey Goldberg gives Obama some questionable advice ahead of his trip to …

Posted February 12th, 2013

Rand Paul, Obama, and Israel’s “Best Interests”

Jeffrey Goldberg recounted a statement that Obama made in response to the …

Posted January 17th, 2013

Romney’s Idea of a Diplomatic Solution on Iran

Jeffrey Goldberg revisits an earlier bad argument he made about the likelihood …

Posted October 30th, 2012

A War with Iran Is More Likely Under a Romney Administration

Jeffrey Goldberg follows up his unpersuasive “peace process” column with an equally …

Posted July 26th, 2012

Obama and Romney Are Both Bad for Peace, But Romney Is Obviously Worse

Jeffrey Goldberg believes that Romney would be more likely to revive the …

Posted July 17th, 2012