Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John McCain”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

One woman’s lonely struggle against famine in Yemen. Nawal al-Maghafi reports on …

Posted September 23rd, 2016

McCain and Corker Need a Geography Lesson

McCain and Corker’s error would almost be funny if it didn’t reflect their poor understanding of the region and the conflict they want the U.S. to continue fueling.

Posted September 22nd, 2016

McCain and Graham’s Despicable Defense of the War on Yemen

It requires swallowing Saudi propaganda whole to argue that the Saudis and their allies have been acting in self-defense, and that is what McCain and Graham tried to do.

Posted September 21st, 2016

Israel, Palestine, and the GOP Platform

The plank predictably affirms the wrongheaded, destructive view that there should be “no daylight” between America and Israel.

Posted July 12th, 2016

McCain’s Sickening Defense of the War on Yemen

No matter how destructive a military intervention is, McCain will defend it as long as it is waged by the U.S. or one of our clients.

Posted May 18th, 2016

What to Expect from Today’s Elections

Trump appears to be on track for at least three more wins.

Posted March 15th, 2016

The End of the Road for Rubio

Rubio’s loss in Florida probably signals the end of his national political career.

Posted March 15th, 2016

Overriding Republican Voters Would Be a Serious Mistake

Anti-Trump Republicans are working desperately to make sure that they take the blame for losing in the fall.

Posted March 14th, 2016

Trump’s New Hampshire Win

Trump isn’t constrained by the limits of party or movement orthodoxy.

Posted February 10th, 2016

The RNC Shoots Itself in the Foot (Again)

The rules for awarding delegates are rigged to favor Trump and Cruz.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Graham Finally Quits

Instead of being a useful foil for Rand Paul or a spoiler in South Carolina, Graham’s presence in the race was redundant.

Posted December 21st, 2015

McCain’s Embarrassing Recklessness on Display

There is no military option so reckless or dangerous that McCain wouldn’t support it.

Posted December 9th, 2015

McCain and Graham’s Predictably Terrible Ideas for Syria

If we want a plan for trapping the U.S. in another prolonged ground war in the region, we should listen to McCain and Graham.

Posted December 8th, 2015

McCain’s Panicked Alarmism

McCain and Graham can make outlandish statements about how horrible the state of the world is, and yet they are rarely called out for their shameless fear-mongering.

Posted November 23rd, 2015

McCain’s Warped Definition of Morality

It is revealing that McCain objects so strenuously to an agreement that lessens the risks to U.S. pilots.

Posted October 21st, 2015

McCain’s Predictable Warmongering on Syria

McCain’s proposal exposes the U.S. to the very risks that a major power is supposed to be trying to avoid.

Posted October 13th, 2015

McCain’s Disgraceful Answers on Yemen

McCain distinguishes himself as one of the most shameless and disgraceful supporters of the war on Yemen.

Posted October 1st, 2015