Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Libyan war”

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

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted May 29th, 2015

The Disastrous Libyan War

Opponents of the Libyan war were right about almost everything from the start.

Posted May 28th, 2015

Jindal’s Mindless “Moral Clarity”

The weakness of Jindal’s position is reflected in his robotic recitation of ideological slogans.

Posted May 27th, 2015

Hawks and Bad Historical Analogies

When it comes to citing false analogies as a substitute for policy argument, hawks are almost always the offenders.

Posted May 27th, 2015

The Evils of Unnecessary Wars

Unnecessary wars are ruinous and costly for the U.S. and the other countries affected by them.

Posted May 25th, 2015