Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mali”

The “Isolationist” British Empire

James Rubin shouldn’t be offering anyone history lessons: But generals and historians …

Posted March 20th, 2013

“Neo-Isolationism” Doesn’t Exist

Greg Scoblete rejects Michael Hirsh’s use of “neo-isolationism” to describe the legacy …

Posted March 19th, 2013

Rubio’s Dangerous Idea of What U.S. “Leadership” Should Be

Marco Rubio is unhappy with the amount of attention Obama gave foreign …

Posted February 15th, 2013

The Libyan War and Realism

Noah Millman continues the discussion on Obama and realism: To start, allow …

Posted January 24th, 2013

Obama’s Second Inaugural and Foreign Policy

Dan Drezner’s assessment of the foreign policy section of the inaugural address …

Posted January 21st, 2013

Mead and the “Selfish” Realists

Greg Scoblete finds the many flaws in Walter Russell Mead’s lament that …

Posted January 4th, 2013

Mentioning Mali

Roger Simon makes an annoying comment on last night’s debate: And there …

Posted October 23rd, 2012

Verdict on the Foreign Policy Debate

Obama wins, Romney survives.

Posted October 22nd, 2012

Questions Obama Should Have to Answer, But Won’t Be Asked

Bob Schieffer will be moderating the debate tonight, and he has already …

Posted October 22nd, 2012

The Ruin of Mali

Ishaan Tharoor reviews Mali’s continued deterioration: Metaphors of doom now swirl in …

Posted October 18th, 2012

Romney’s Speech at VMI and Obama’s Biggest Foreign Policy Mistake

My new column for The Week on Romney’s VMI speech and the …

Posted October 8th, 2012

Hawks Have No “Larger Argument” to Make

Charles Krauthammer is still clinging to a weird revisionist story of what …

Posted September 27th, 2012

The Politics of the So-Called “Arab Winter”

Scoblete flags this odd comment from Alex Altman: If the Arab spring …

Posted September 13th, 2012

Niall Ferguson and the “Major Strategic Challenge” from China

Most of the criticism of Niall Ferguson’s recent essay hasn’t touched on …

Posted August 21st, 2012

Brooks’ Revisionism Gives Obama Both Too Much and Too Little Credit

David Brooks gushes over Obama’s foreign policy record: Obama has shown a …

Posted July 20th, 2012

Kinzer on Mali and the Libyan War

Stephen Kinzer reviews the destructive effects that the Libyan war has had …

Posted July 17th, 2012

Elections and Islamists

So it turns out that Islamists may have a majority in Libya’s …

Posted July 10th, 2012