Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marco Rubio”

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

Rubio and His Irrelevant Corker-Cardin Amendments

It will be very easy for other senators to explain that Rubio’s amendments are designed to sabotage diplomacy with Iran.

Posted April 29th, 2015

The War on Yemen’s Increasing Costs

Yemen will continue to be wrecked with our government’s help and without any protest from Congress.

Posted April 28th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Not being defined by genocide. Meline Toumani argues against letting remembrance of …

Posted April 24th, 2015

Debunking Rubio’s Exaggerated Reputation on Foreign Policy

If Rubio’s foreign policy reputation is a sham, what possible reason would anyone have to support him for president?

Posted April 23rd, 2015

Bumper Sticker Foreign Policy and the 2016 Election

There is not much reason to think that an election defined by foreign policy issues benefits the GOP.

Posted April 23rd, 2015

The Republican Nomination and the Politics of Immigration

Immigration is a bigger weakness for both Rubio and Bush than their boosters would like to admit.

Posted April 22nd, 2015

Rubio’s Phony Concern for Stability

Rubio feigns concern about regional disorder while saying that the U.S. might need to start another unnecessary war.

Posted April 20th, 2015