Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John McCain”

Domestic Politics and Diplomacy with Iran

A change in Senate control could end up derailing negotiations with Iran.

Posted October 16th, 2014

The Folly of Fighting Both Sides in Syria (III)

McCain and Graham want another war for regime change.

Posted October 8th, 2014

Lindsey Graham: The Embodiment of Everything Wrong with the GOP

He is the walking reminder of why most Americans shouldn’t trust Republicans to conduct foreign policy.

Posted October 3rd, 2014

Obama and the War on ISIS

Obama has yielded to the consensus in Washington as he has done so often before.

Posted October 2nd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The most dangerous world ever? Christopher Preble debunks alarmist claims about how …

Posted September 26th, 2014

The Folly of Fighting Against Both Sides in Syria (II)

The administration appears to have committed the U.S. to go to war against the Syrian government if the regime attacks U.S. proxies.

Posted September 26th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

A way out for Ukraine and Russia. Anatol Lieven outlines how the …

Posted September 5th, 2014

Hawkishness Can Be a Serious Liability

Zachary Keck argues that Clinton’s hawkish foreign policy views don’t matter for …

Posted August 18th, 2014

Saakashvili’s Fan Club vs. the Rule of Law

Mark Adomanis comments on the charges filed by Georgian prosecutors against the …

Posted July 29th, 2014

McCain’s Horrible Foreign Policy Judgment

Michael Hirsh ponders whether McCain might be right about a foreign policy …

Posted June 30th, 2014

Noonan’s Sentimental Jingoism

John McCain made a widely-ridiculed suggestion to send U.S. forces into Nigeria …

Posted May 15th, 2014

Some Guy Called John McCain

Ishaan Tharoor makes a similar observation about McCain’s Nigeria remarks: The Nigerian …

Posted May 14th, 2014

Surprising No One, McCain Wants U.S. Military Action in Nigeria

Because he hasn’t already done enough to become a parody of himself, …

Posted May 13th, 2014

Thoughtless Rhetoric and Foreign Crises

Josh Rogin reports on Bob Corker’s unhappiness with administration policy on Ukraine: …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Cruz’s Peculiar Brand of Hawkishness

A.J. Delgado explains that the foreign policy disagreements between Cruz and Paul …

Posted March 20th, 2014

The Hard-liners’ Moment

Paul Pillar responds to McCain’s claim that Putin views things entirely in …

Posted March 17th, 2014

Thank Goodness McCain Isn’t President

John McCain never tires of supporting useless and dangerous hard-line policies: He …

Posted March 3rd, 2014