Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marco Rubio”

Walker and Iran Hawks’ Phony Concern for Nonproliferation

Hawks feign concern about future proliferation while vowing to repudiate an agreement that has a good chance of preventing it.

Posted March 26th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Crowded 2016 Field

The more conservative candidates there are in the race, the better Bush’s chances are.

Posted March 26th, 2015

Rubio’s Awful “Rollback” Plan for Iran

The costs of a “rollback” policy are always too high even for most of the advocates of “rollback.”

Posted March 24th, 2015

Rubio’s Bizarre Standard for Managing U.S. Allies and Clients

Rubio’s idea that our support for any client state should be treated as the standard by which we measure our backing for our real allies is truly bizarre.

Posted March 20th, 2015

Rubio’s Foreign Policy Confusion Continues

One more reason why Rubio shouldn’t be president.

Posted March 17th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The dangers of not reaching a deal with Iran. Gary Sick describes …

Posted March 13th, 2015

Why Hawks Aren’t Held Accountable for the Wars They Support

Hawks are typically never judged by the results of the policies they support.

Posted March 12th, 2015

Rubio’s Confusion About ISIS and Iran Continues

Rubio may have a lot to say on foreign policy issues, but what he says is often wrong.

Posted March 11th, 2015

What Rubio Doesn’t Know

Rubio’s foreign policy errors aren’t limited to one bungled attack line.

Posted March 4th, 2015

Jindal and Rubio’s Confused Talking Points

Jindal and Rubio’s foreign policy attacks fall flat.

Posted February 28th, 2015

The Rise and Fall of Rubio

Rubio now seems set on pursuing a nomination he can’t get at the expense of giving up the Senate seat he won in the race against Crist.

Posted February 24th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Iraq War

Interventionists can never admit that a foreign war was wrong in principle.

Posted February 23rd, 2015

Rubio’s Self-Serving Libya Rhetoric

Hawkish supporters of the intervention in Libya own the consequences of the war as it was actually fought.

Posted February 20th, 2015

Rubio Isn’t an “Upper Tier” Candidate

Rubio wants to fill a role in the 2016 field that is already being filled without him.

Posted February 16th, 2015

There’s Still No Room for Rubio

There is no groundswell in Rubio’s home state in favor of a presidential campaign.

Posted February 3rd, 2015

The GOP’s Foreign Policy Ignorance Problem

In order to acquire a reputation for “expertise” in the party, all that a politician needs to do is to engage in a lot of unfounded bluster and fear-mongering.

Posted January 29th, 2015

What Rubio Revival?

Pundits keep trying to conjure up the ever-elusive Rubio revival, and of course the revival never comes.

Posted January 28th, 2015