Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marco Rubio”

The Paul-Rubio Fight over Cuba

Rubio has made himself the leading defender of a bankrupt policy that also happens to be broadly unpopular.

Posted December 19th, 2014

Obama Hasn’t Given Rubio a “Gift” on Cuba

Becoming the leading defender of an outdated and failed policy that most Floridians reject won’t improve Rubio’s chances of re-election.

Posted December 18th, 2014

Rubio Truly Hates Diplomacy

The U.S. should seek to maintain normal relations with as many states as possible.

Posted December 18th, 2014

The Bushes Just Won’t Go Away

Nothing conveys a message of staleness and intellectual bankruptcy like yet another Bush dynasty revival.

Posted December 16th, 2014

Cruz’s Problems Inside the GOP Go Beyond the “Establishment”

Large numbers of party actors deeply dislike Cruz for reasons that go beyond policy disagreements.

Posted December 11th, 2014

The Greatly Overrated Rubio

The case for Rubio makes no sense under closer scrutiny.

Posted December 3rd, 2014

Don’t Believe the Rubio Hype

Rubio hasn’t charted his own course “away from both the most hawkish and most dovish wings of his own party.”

Posted November 12th, 2014

The Libyan War Could Come Back to Haunt Clinton

Clinton was an architect of a major policy blunder that continues to wreck the country that “benefited” from the intervention.

Posted November 11th, 2014

Previewing the Possible 2016 Republican Presidential Field

The 2016 Republican seems set up to be mostly filled with governors and ex-governors.

Posted November 10th, 2014

The GOP’s Long-Term Foreign Policy Problem

The policies that hawks promote are expensive, unnecessary, and make Americans less secure.

Posted November 4th, 2014

The Next Wave of Foreign Policy Hawks

On almost every issue, Gardner has been a conventional hawk.

Posted November 3rd, 2014

Graham vs. Rubio

Rubio is being built up as the Great Hawkish Hope.

Posted October 7th, 2014

“Instinctive Militarism” and Republican Foreign Policy Reform

Edward Luce offers an optimistic asssessment of the chances for Republican foreign …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Reform Conservatives and Foreign Policy: The Case of Rubio

Jim Antle highlights the work of Senators Lee and Paul in promoting …

Posted July 8th, 2014

Rubio Opposes Ruling Out Stupid Actions

Marco Rubio is annoyed that Obama has ruled out sending ground troops …

Posted June 18th, 2014

Where Rubio Went Wrong

Harry Enten notes that Rubio has become less popular as he has …

Posted May 19th, 2014

Cruz’s Peculiar Brand of Hawkishness

A.J. Delgado explains that the foreign policy disagreements between Cruz and Paul …

Posted March 20th, 2014