Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marco Rubio”

Rubio vs. Cuba

Rubio’s Cuba policy views are wildly at odds with what most Cubans want.

Posted July 6th, 2015

Rubio and the War on Yemen

Rubio backs the war on Yemen, and his only objection is that the U.S. is not more deeply involved in it.

Posted July 6th, 2015

Jeb Bush and W.’s Second-Term Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush isn’t even pretending to support foreign policy restraint.

Posted June 29th, 2015

Misremembering Rubio’s Foreign Policy

Rubio is a “centrist” only as part of the bad tradition of McCain and Lieberman.

Posted June 22nd, 2015

Rubio’s Weird JFK References

Rubio’s decision to link himself to Kennedy is revealing.

Posted June 8th, 2015

The Folly of “Nation-Building”

The real alternative to “nation-building” is to refrain from overthrowing the existing government.

Posted June 8th, 2015

Rubio and “Nation-Building”

Rubio thinks the U.S. should keep trying to “nation-build” in Iraq without using the name.

Posted June 4th, 2015

A Nuclear Deal Isn’t Going to “Empower” Iran

The hawks’ claim that a deal will “empower” Iran is as overstated as their other warnings about growing Iranian influence.

Posted May 26th, 2015

Graham’s Odd 2016 Campaign

Graham is running to promote hard-line foreign policy views that are already overrepresented in the current field.

Posted May 21st, 2015

Rubio’s Creepy “Safety” Rhetoric

Prioritizing safety above all other things is potentially quite dangerous.

Posted May 18th, 2015

Rubio’s “Moral Clarity” on Yemen

Rubio thinks that the U.S. should have been doing more to help the Saudis pummel and wreck Yemen.

Posted May 15th, 2015

Rubio’s Predictable, Ideological CFR Speech

This is not a “doctrine” anyone should want to follow.

Posted May 13th, 2015

Previewing the Rubio “Doctrine”

The “doctrine” Rubio proposes would be a very expensive, very activist one.

Posted May 13th, 2015

Rubio Was Never a “Moderate” on Foreign Policy

The idea that Rubio was ever a “moderate” on foreign policy is simply wrong.

Posted May 12th, 2015

Rubio’s Myopic “Vision” for Europe

Supporting Ukraine’s NATO membership is the worst of Rubio’s bad ideas.

Posted May 11th, 2015

Cotton and Rubio’s Own Goal

Iran hawks seem to specialize in using the most counterproductive and ham-fisted tactics.

Posted May 5th, 2015

The Many False Assumptions of Iran Hawks

A deal with Iran is the best opportunity to restrict Iran’s nuclear program before international support for sanctions evaporates.

Posted May 1st, 2015