Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marco Rubio”

Rubio’s Disqualifying Recklessness on Syria

Putting the U.S. on a collision course with Russia over Syria is one of the most irresponsible things that a presidential candidate could promise to do.

Posted October 5th, 2015

The Rubio/Fiorina Mirage

This would not be a successful presidential ticket for the GOP.

Posted October 1st, 2015

Here Come the China Hawks

Virtually the entire Republican field has rediscovered the value of China-bashing.

Posted September 24th, 2015

The 2016 Republicans’ Foreign Policy Experience, Or Lack Thereof

The current Republican field is filled with candidates that don’t have much foreign policy experience at all.

Posted September 23rd, 2015

Rubio, Walker, and GOP Immigration Politics

It is just a matter of time until Rubio’s immigration record is used against him in the campaign.

Posted September 23rd, 2015

Is Rubio’s Foreign Policy “Savvy”?

When Rubio sees a foreign conflict, he looks for ways to escalate it and to increase U.S. involvement in it.

Posted September 21st, 2015

The Debates and Republican Foreign Policy

The terrible state of Republican foreign policy was on full display last night.

Posted September 17th, 2015

Previewing the Second Set of Republican Debates

Will moderator Hugh Hewitt’s hawkish instincts lead to more boilerplate rhetoric on foreign policy?

Posted September 16th, 2015

Rubio’s China Speech

Rubio would put the U.S. and China on a collision course.

Posted August 28th, 2015

Rubio and China

As he usually does, Rubio prefers a combative approach without weighing the costs or thinking through the consequences.

Posted August 26th, 2015

Rubio’s Bankrupt Ideas on Foreign Policy

Rubio offers Iran no incentives for cooperation, but expects to be able to compel them to give way on every front.

Posted August 17th, 2015

Rubio’s Foreign Policy of Constant Meddling

Rubio wants the U.S. to be meddling everywhere, but he doesn’t want to own up to the dangers that he would be courting.

Posted August 11th, 2015

The First Republican Debates

The field is filled with knee-jerk hawks that don’t have a very firm grasp on the issues.

Posted August 7th, 2015

Rubio and Iran’s (Non-existent) “Global-Power Status”

Iran clearly isn’t being treated as an equal, but is instead being treated as a pariah.

Posted August 6th, 2015

Previewing the First Republican Debates

The debates are sure to be very dispiriting for anyone interested in foreign policy restraint.

Posted August 6th, 2015

Rubio’s Sinking Campaign

Rubio isn’t likely to be competitive in the primaries next year.

Posted August 5th, 2015

Rubio’s Costly, Confrontational Anti-Iranian Policy

Rubio makes no attempt to weigh the costs of this extremely confrontational policy.

Posted July 29th, 2015