Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Lebanon”

Rand Paul and Restraint

Jim Antle tries to find a silver lining in Rand Paul’s “pro-Israel” …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Reagan’s Withdrawal From Lebanon and Hard-liners’ Misreading of History

Micah Zenko reviews Reagan’s disastrous decision to intervene in Lebanon and his …

Posted February 10th, 2014

The Beirut Bombing, 30 Years Later

Christopher Dickey reflects on the anniversary of the 30th anniversary of the …

Posted October 23rd, 2013

The Terrible “Score Settling” Argument for Intervention in Syria

This line from Max Boot sums up how irrational the position of …

Posted June 11th, 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

Teflon Presidents and the Rally Effect

There is another point Dan McCarthy makes in his post on Benghazi …

Posted April 1st, 2013

The Triviality of Ted Cruz

Jonathan Bernstein comments on the movement conservative enthusiasm for Ted Cruz’s treatment …

Posted February 7th, 2013

Hagel’s “Re-Confirmation” Hearing

The Hagel hearing yesterday was a perfect example of many of the …

Posted February 1st, 2013

Condi Rice and Interventionist Remedies That Cure Nothing

Condoleeza Rice misses something important: Karl Marx once called on workers of …

Posted November 26th, 2012