Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John Bolton”

Cruz’s Reckless Unilateralism on Foreign Policy

When it comes to honoring important agreements that the U.S. made with allied governments, Cruz couldn’t care less about their views or interests.

Posted March 24th, 2016

No, the U.S. Shouldn’t Play the “Taiwan Card”

It would risk a major confrontation with China over an issue that the U.S. has successfully managed for decades while gaining the U.S. nothing.

Posted January 18th, 2016

The GOP’s Debate Conundrum

We don’t really need to hear twelve versions of the same answers.

Posted May 6th, 2015

Bolton’s Iran Fanaticism

Bolton’s MEK boosterism reminds us how fanatical and unmoored from reality Bolton’s ideas on Iran policy truly are.

Posted April 22nd, 2015

Bolton and the MEK

Bolton’s embrace of the MEK ought to discredit his views on Iran policy.

Posted March 27th, 2015

Walker and Iran Hawks’ Phony Concern for Nonproliferation

Hawks feign concern about future proliferation while vowing to repudiate an agreement that has a good chance of preventing it.

Posted March 26th, 2015

Attacking Iran Would Be Illegal, But Iran Hawks Still Don’t Care

Iran hawks’ respect for international law vanishes as soon as it becomes an obstacle to U.S. military action.

Posted March 17th, 2015

Why the Hard-liner Protest Candidacies Will Backfire

Paul is most likely to benefit from having more hard-liners in the race.

Posted February 10th, 2015

Jindal’s Boilerplate Hawkishness

Appealing to foreign policy hard-liners is nothing new for Jindal.

Posted December 4th, 2014

We Don’t Need To Hear From Any Iraq War Hawks

Jonathan Chait is partly right here, but his observations are not as …

Posted June 18th, 2014

Yes, We Can Write Off Santorum As a Future Candidate (II)

Quin Hillyer wonders why so few people take Rick Santorum seriously as …

Posted May 19th, 2014

John Bolton and “Ignoring” National Security Issues

John Bolton must not have a very good memory (via Friedersdorf): I …

Posted January 23rd, 2014

Ukraine and NATO

As he usually is, John Bolton is wrong about Ukraine and NATO: …

Posted December 12th, 2013

Iran Hawks and Iran Diplomacy

Dan Drezner thinks hawkish critics have been too quick to reject the …

Posted November 25th, 2013

Iran and “Keeping All Options on the Table”

Robert Farley and I talked earlier today about negotiations with Iran, threats …

Posted November 7th, 2013

The Hawkish Delusions Behind Bolton’s PAC

John Bolton is reportedly forming a PAC to try to get more …

Posted November 4th, 2013

Bolton 2016 Gets Closer

Robert Costa reports that John Bolton really is preparing for a possible …

Posted August 22nd, 2013