Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John Hudson”

60 Members of Congress Call for Delay of Saudi Arms Sale

These members of Congress are bringing much-needed attention to the Obama administration’s irresponsible and indefensible enabling of reckless client states.

Posted August 29th, 2016

More U.S. Weapons for the Saudis’ Atrocious War on Yemen

The Senate’s only public critics of U.S. support for the war, Rand Paul and Chris Murphy, are trying to block the latest sale.

Posted August 15th, 2016

A Very Belated Decision on Cluster Bombs and the Saudis

This is the first time that the U.S. has taken any action to slow the supply of weapons to the Saudis since the intervention in Yemen began fourteen months ago.

Posted May 30th, 2016

Ryan Rejects ‘Neocon’ Label, But Keeps Hardline Foreign Policy

Ryan is still a reliable hard-liner on most foreign policy issues.

Posted April 14th, 2016

Congress’ Failure on Yemen

Increased oversight of weapons shipments is a start, but it is woefully inadequate.

Posted December 10th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

P5+1 nations press Senate Democrats to support the nuclear deal. John Hudson …

Posted August 7th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America’s diplomatic crisis. Chas Freeman details the failings of U.S. diplomacy. America …

Posted June 19th, 2015

The Underwhelming U.S. Response to Israeli Intransigence

The administration’s reaction is fine as far as it goes, but it doesn’t amount to very much.

Posted March 19th, 2015

The Dumb Drive to Defund Palestine

Once again we are presented with a dumb “pro-Israel” proposal that will make conditions worse for all involved.

Posted January 7th, 2015

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