Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Josh Rogin”

The Chasm Between the U.S. and South Korea

There is not just a gap between Washington and Seoul on how to handle North Korea, but rather a yawning chasm.

Posted February 8th, 2018

Replacing Tillerson Doesn’t Fix Anything

Tillerson has failed in his first year, but there is no reason to think that Haley would be any more successful.

Posted October 23rd, 2017

The Folly of Arming Ukraine and the GOP Platform

The Trump campaign rejected one of the more thoughtless and irresponsible foreign policy proposals out there right now.

Posted July 18th, 2016

The Politics of the Nuclear Deal

If the deal presents a political problem for anyone, it is the eventual Republican nominee.

Posted July 16th, 2015

Perry’s Iran Folly

If we wanted to embitter another generation of Iranians against our government, we would do exactly as Perry wished.

Posted April 7th, 2015

The Senate GOP’s Obnoxious Iran Letter

Whether the sabotage “works” or not, the attempt itself is obnoxious.

Posted March 9th, 2015

Senate Hard-liners Press Ahead with New Iran Sanctions

The purpose of passing the bill now is to demonstrate how thoroughly opposed to diplomacy with Iran the majority is.

Posted January 29th, 2015

The Hawkish Marriage of Ignorance and Excessive Ambition

Republican hawks have little or no understanding of these issues, but that doesn’t stop them from advocating for a far more aggressive, ambitious foreign policy.

Posted January 20th, 2015

Obama Hasn’t Given Rubio a “Gift” on Cuba

Becoming the leading defender of an outdated and failed policy that most Floridians reject won’t improve Rubio’s chances of re-election.

Posted December 18th, 2014

Thoughtless Rhetoric and Foreign Crises

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

Posted April 22nd, 2014

The Hawkish Marriage of Cold War Nostalgia and Threat Inflation

Josh Rogin reports that leading Republicans in Congress are out of their …

Posted February 27th, 2014

The Senate GOP and Iran

Josh Rogin reports on the Senate GOP’s plans to try to force …

Posted February 6th, 2014

Rubio’s “Realism” on Iran Is a Fantasy

Marco Rubio talks to Josh Rogin about Iran: Any agreement that allows …

Posted November 21st, 2013

Syrian Opposition Leader Calls on the U.S. to Bomb Lebanon

The Syrian opposition’s demands are becoming less and less realistic: “What we …

Posted May 28th, 2013

Crocker on Syria

Josh Rogin reports on the former U.S. diplomats that are wary of …

Posted May 15th, 2013

Corker’s Very Confused Syria Policy

Bob Corker wins some sort of prize for chutzpah with this op-ed: …

Posted April 24th, 2013

Report: Hagel Will Be Nominated Next Week

Josh Rogin reports some good news: President Barack Obama is expected to …

Posted January 4th, 2013