Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John McCain”

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

Jeb Bush and W.’s Second-Term Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush isn’t even pretending to support foreign policy restraint.

Posted June 29th, 2015

McCain and Wars of Aggression

It is hard to take a hawk like McCain seriously on Ukraine.

Posted June 29th, 2015

Misremembering Rubio’s Foreign Policy

Rubio is a “centrist” only as part of the bad tradition of McCain and Lieberman.

Posted June 22nd, 2015

The Washington Times’ Pro-MEK Propaganda

Almost all Iranians in the world want nothing to do with the MEK, but Iran hawks don’t care.

Posted June 18th, 2015

McCain Is the MEK’s Newest Fan

John McCain continues his long tradition of embracing horrible foreign groups: The …

Posted June 15th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Allies against empire. Richard Drake recounts the careers and foreign policy views …

Posted May 29th, 2015

The Revisionism of Iraq War Dead-Enders

The heart of Iraq war revisionism is the belief of war supporters that the U.S. occupation was good for Iraqi security.

Posted May 29th, 2015

The Republican Nomination and the Politics of Immigration

Immigration is a bigger weakness for both Rubio and Bush than their boosters would like to admit.

Posted April 22nd, 2015

U.S. Backing for the Disastrous War on Yemen Continues

No U.S. interests are being served here.

Posted April 17th, 2015

Rubio’s Candidacy Still Makes No Sense

A Rubio candidacy stopped making sense once his immigration gambit blew up in his face.

Posted April 13th, 2015

The Hawkish Campaign Against Paul Begins

The focused attacks on Paul show there was no point in trying to placate hard-liners.

Posted April 7th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Crowded 2016 Field

The more conservative candidates there are in the race, the better Bush’s chances are.

Posted March 26th, 2015

McCain’s Extremely Selective Sense of Shame

McCain feels shame only when the U.S. refuses to take futile action that would cause more death and destruction somewhere in the world.

Posted February 23rd, 2015

Has Rubio Been Underestimated?

Apart from the debacle over the Senate immigration bill, he hasn’t done anything in the Senate except to call for more foreign wars.

Posted January 27th, 2015

The Comedy Value of a Lindsey Graham Presidential Bid

Graham’s support would come at the expense of the other hawkish “centrists” in the field.

Posted January 19th, 2015

The Dreariness of Huckabee 2016

A more defensive and scripted campaign may make Huckabee’s second run a much drearier affair than anyone imagines possible.

Posted January 6th, 2015