Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John Hudson”

U.S.-Backed Rebels in Syria Can’t Win, But We Already Knew That

The idea that the U.S. could build up an effective Syrian opposition capable of defeating the regime on its own was always absurd.

Posted December 11th, 2014

How Extension Benefits Foes of a Nuclear Deal

The more time that it takes to reach a deal, the more likely it is that opponents can spoil the negotiations by pushing for new punitive measures.

Posted November 25th, 2014

The New Republican Hawks’ Credibility Problem

Their ridiculous statements draw attention to how ill-informed or opportunistic many of the new Republican hawks are.

Posted November 7th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Captivity among the Syrian rebels. Theo Padnos recounts his experiences of torture …

Posted October 31st, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Debating Scottish independence. Freddy Gray surveys the debate in Britain ahead of …

Posted May 16th, 2014

The “Information War” in Congress on Iran

John Hudson reports on the “information war” between Israel and the U.S. …

Posted November 15th, 2013

Syria Peace Conference Already in Trouble

John Hudson reports that next month’s proposed Syrian peace conference has run …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

Rand Paul and the Menendez-Corker Bill to Arm Syrian Rebels

John Hudson reports on Rand Paul’s reaction to the Foreign Relations Committee’s …

Posted May 21st, 2013