Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mark Adomanis”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Making sense of the Cambodian genocide. George Packer reviews Thierry Cruvellier’s The …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Ukraine Isn’t a “Prize,” And No One Is “Winning” Anything

Rod Dreher asks in the wake of Assistant Secretary Nuland’s leaked phone …

Posted February 10th, 2014

Ukraine and Realism

David Adesnik responds to what he dubs the “realist argument” on Ukraine: …

Posted December 17th, 2013

The U.S. Doesn’t Need Another Dependent Client

Nikolas Gvosdev notes that the U.S. and the EU aren’t prepared to …

Posted December 13th, 2013

Brzezinski’s Unfounded Ukraine Optimism

Zbigniew Brzezinski is strangely confident that the EU and Ukraine can work …

Posted December 10th, 2013

National Review‘s Bad Idea for Ukraine

National Review‘s editors suggest an implausible response to Ukraine’s protests: “Europe” should …

Posted December 3rd, 2013

The “Future of the European Continent” Is Not at Stake in Kiev

David Frum makes what may be the most absurd and alarmist argument …

Posted December 3rd, 2013

Bush’s Clueless Russia Policy

Mark Adomanis sums up Peter Baker’s account of Bush-era Russia policy: So …

Posted November 7th, 2013

A Democratic Russia Wouldn’t Be a More Cooperative Russia

Responding to David Kramer, Mark Adomanis discusses public opinion and foreign policy …

Posted April 9th, 2013

U.S.-Russian Relations and the “Putin Doctrine”

Mark Adomanis notices something striking in Leon Aron’s description of the “Putin …

Posted March 13th, 2013

U.S. Russia Policy in Obama’s Second Term

Mark Adomanis and I have written a short article on what U.S. …

Posted November 14th, 2012

What Would “More Backbone” with Russia Involve?

Mark Adomanis discusses Romney’s pledge to show “more backbone” to Putin: Romney, …

Posted October 23rd, 2012

Misrepresenting Georgian Dream and Panicking Over Normal Russian Influence

Mark Adomanis does a good job refuting the string of nonsensical claims …

Posted October 13th, 2012

An Enduring Cold War Mentality

Mark Adomanis makes a good observation in his response to Seth Mandel’s …

Posted October 11th, 2012

Romney and Walesa

Kathleen Parker gushes over Romney’s visit to Poland: In what can only …

Posted August 3rd, 2012

On U.S. Syria Policy and Making Russia and China “Pay a Price”

Mark Adomanis observes that the Russian government is not going to be …

Posted July 8th, 2012

Public Opinion and the Conduct of Foreign Policy

Mark Adomanis finds that Russian public opinion on Syria is opposed to …

Posted July 7th, 2012