Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Libyan war”

The Bad Hawkish Case for Intervention in Syria

Interventionists have a warped understanding of responsibility in foreign policy.

Posted September 2nd, 2015

Why Democrats Ignore Clinton’s Terrible Foreign Policy Record

Most Democrats should find Clinton’s foreign policy record to be unacceptable and disqualifying, but that isn’t how they have reacted.

Posted September 1st, 2015

Entangling and Enabling Alliances

Allies and clients sometimes drag the U.S. into conflicts that our government wouldn’t otherwise join.

Posted August 4th, 2015

Clinton’s Bad Foreign Policy Record

The Iraq war vote was just one in a series of poor decisions Clinton has made.

Posted July 7th, 2015

Rubio and the War on Yemen

Rubio backs the war on Yemen, and his only objection is that the U.S. is not more deeply involved in it.

Posted July 6th, 2015

McCain and Wars of Aggression

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

Posted June 29th, 2015

O’Malley’s Conventional Foreign Policy

O’Malley offers a faint echo of Clinton on foreign policy.

Posted June 26th, 2015

Sen. Murphy’s Progressive Foreign Policy Quest

Murphy’s project is heavily weighed down by the partisan need to defend Hillary Clinton.

Posted June 23rd, 2015

Republicans and the Libyan War

Like many other hawks, Perry discovers only in hindsight that an unnecessary war for regime change might have been in error.

Posted June 23rd, 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

Clinton and the Democrats on Foreign Policy

The Democratic Party isn’t as united on foreign policy as it might seem.

Posted June 17th, 2015

McCain Is the MEK’s Newest Fan

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

Posted June 15th, 2015

Clinton Wants Voters to Forget Her Foreign Policy Record

Clinton has every incentive to ensure that voters aren’t reminded how lousy her foreign policy record is.

Posted June 15th, 2015

Walker’s Britain Blunder

It is at best tacky for Walker to use anything Cameron said to him for campaign purposes.

Posted June 15th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

An open-ended conflict in Iraq. Micah Zenko reviews the shifting administration justifications …

Posted June 12th, 2015

The Folly of “Nation-Building”

The real alternative to “nation-building” is to refrain from overthrowing the existing government.

Posted June 8th, 2015

The Chafee Challenge to Clinton

Chafee would do well to challenge Clinton on the entirety of her foreign policy record.

Posted June 3rd, 2015