Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marco Rubio”

Rubio the Inflexible Hawk

When it comes to foreign policy, Rubio has no flexibility at all.

Posted November 23rd, 2015

Rubio’s Extremely Dangerous Plan for the War on ISIS

Rubio would risk a shooting war with Russia by trying to defeat ISIS and Assad at the same time.

Posted November 19th, 2015

Rubio, the Hard-liners’ Factional Candidate

Rubio has gone out of his way to give hard-liners everything they could want on foreign policy.

Posted November 19th, 2015

Responding to the Paris Attacks

The U.S. and France should be very wary of escalating the war on ISIS.

Posted November 16th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Finding justice for veterans. Kelley Vlahos reports on the work of the …

Posted November 13th, 2015

Revisiting Rubio’s Exaggerated Reputation on Foreign Policy

Rubio continues to benefit from an unearned reputation for foreign policy savvy.

Posted November 12th, 2015

Support for a “No-Fly Zone” in Syria Should Be Disqualifying

In a sane foreign policy debate, the people agitating for a clash with a nuclear-armed great power would be met with derision and scorn.

Posted November 11th, 2015

The Fourth Republican Debate

This was Paul’s best debate by far.

Posted November 11th, 2015

Rubio Has Never Been a Foreign Policy “Moderate”

He is one of the most reliably hawkish and ideological Republicans on foreign policy in Washington.

Posted November 10th, 2015

Previewing the Fourth Set of Republican Debates

Having fewer candidates on stage can only improve things.

Posted November 10th, 2015

The 2016 Field and the Weakness of the “Establishment” Candidates

The “outsiders” are dominating the field in the way that an “establishment” candidate usually does.

Posted November 10th, 2015

Bush vs. Rubio

As Bush’s candidacy keeps failing, there will be increasing pressure to go after Rubio.

Posted November 10th, 2015

The Disgrace of U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

U.S. support for the war on Yemen is a particularly shameful episode in modern U.S. foreign policy.

Posted November 5th, 2015

Rubio’s Limited Support

Many pundits and party elites fail to acknowledge Rubio’s limited support.

Posted November 5th, 2015

Rubio Still Isn’t the Front-runner

Like everyone else in the field, Rubio is being outpaced by Trump and Carson in South Carolina and nationally.

Posted November 3rd, 2015

The Rubio-Bush Quarrel

The Rubio-Bush quarrel is a reminder of how weak and divided the so-called “establishment” candidates are overall.

Posted October 29th, 2015

Who Are the Most Electable Republican Candidates?

Trump and Carson are almost certainly among the least electable candidates for the general election, but Republican voters believe otherwise.

Posted October 28th, 2015