Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John McCain”

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

The RNC Primary Schedule Change and 2016

The RNC has voted to change its primary schedule and move the …

Posted January 24th, 2014

Rand Paul and the Distinction Between Vital and Peripheral Interests

Peter Beinart is on the right track here, but his recollection of …

Posted January 16th, 2014

McCain’s Consistently Poor Judgment

John McCain has a habit of being embarrassed by the background of …

Posted December 16th, 2013

Rubio’s Ongoing Implosion

Pete Spiliakos says that conservatives should be glad that Rubio’s ongoing implosion …

Posted December 13th, 2013

McCain’s Predictable Loathing for Diplomacy

John McCain must have a very different definition of “wrecking ball” than …

Posted November 14th, 2013

Can Christie Be Stopped?

Ross Douthat wonders who there is on the Republican side capable of …

Posted November 6th, 2013

U.S. Clients and “Credibility”

John McCain and Lindsey Graham unwittingly undermine their own argument: What’s worse, …

Posted October 28th, 2013

“Neocentrism”: Another Name for the Failed Bipartisan Consensus on Foreign Policy

Jonathan Schanzer proposes a modified neoconservative policy under the unappealing label of …

Posted September 20th, 2013

McCain’s Audience Wasn’t in Russia

Max Fisher explains why John McCain’s op-ed for Pravda.ru will be a …

Posted September 19th, 2013

What Happens If Congress Votes No on Syria?

John McCain makes the usual alarmist noises on the Syria resolution vote: …

Posted September 3rd, 2013

The Hawkish Need to Take Sides

Ross Douthat discusses why some interventionists are so vehemently pro-military in Egypt. …

Posted August 21st, 2013

“Squishy Hawks” vs. Limited Government

It’s no surprise that Marc Thiessen misidentifies the GOP’s problem on foreign …

Posted August 12th, 2013

Cruz’s Foreign Policy: Possibly Even More Aggressive Than McCain’s

Ted Cruz described his foreign policy views earlier this week, and inevitably …

Posted August 10th, 2013

Rubio Isn’t Doomed, But He Is Wounded

Jonathan Bernstein is half-right in this post about Rubio and immigration: But …

Posted August 7th, 2013