Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marc Lynch”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Libya and the tides of history. Noah Millman reflects on Shakespeare and …

Posted November 21st, 2014

Revisiting the Libyan War

The arguments for intervention in Libya were extraordinarily weak and many of them were based on little more than wishful thinking.

Posted November 18th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Henry Adams and the gift of pessimism. Michael Brendan Dougherty reflects on …

Posted August 15th, 2014

The Folly of Arming the Syrian Opposition

If the U.S.-trained Iraqi army couldn’t stop ISIS, why would “moderate” rebels do any better?

Posted August 12th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

WWI as religious war. Darryl Hart reviews Philip Jenkins’ The Great and …

Posted June 13th, 2014

The U.S. and Iraq

Marc Lynch provides some sober analysis of recent events in Iraq: The …

Posted June 12th, 2014

Cut Egypt Loose

Marc Lynch reacts to the latest violence in Egypt: With blood in …

Posted August 14th, 2013

After the Coup in Egypt

So the Egyptian military has deposed Morsi in a coup. Many of …

Posted July 3rd, 2013

Capitulating to the Constant Pressure for Escalation

Marc Lynch bemoans Obama’s decision to arm Syrian rebels: President Obama’s move …

Posted June 16th, 2013

Public Opinion and Syria

Marc Lynch recently cited some interesting results from a Pew survey of …

Posted May 8th, 2013

Rubio’s Bad Ideas for Syria

Marco Rubio is on a trip to Israel and Jordan this week. …

Posted February 22nd, 2013