Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Max Boot”

Obama’s Foreign Policy Is Unpopular Because He Takes Unpopular Actions (III)

Max Boot tries to make sense of the new WSJ/NBC News poll …

Posted April 30th, 2014

Syria, Iraq, and Going “All In”

Max Boot packs several lazy assumptions from our foreign policy debates into …

Posted January 2nd, 2014

Obstacles to Republican Foreign Policy Reform

Max Boot can’t figure out how the GOP lost its traditional advantage …

Posted November 15th, 2013

Syria Hawks vs. the Public (II)

Max Boot misses why the public approves of the Russian deal on …

Posted September 19th, 2013

How Not to Keep a Low Profile in a Foreign War

Max Boot frets about Obama’s lack of commitment to defeating Assad: Apparently …

Posted July 15th, 2013

The Terrible “Score Settling” Argument for Intervention in Syria

This line from Max Boot sums up how irrational the position of …

Posted June 11th, 2013

Neoconservatism and Wilson

Peter Beinart misunderstands the relationship between neoconservatism and Wilsonian foreign policy: Liberal …

Posted June 6th, 2013

“Chicken Kiev” and Syria

Max Boot dredges up an old smear against realists: But it is …

Posted June 3rd, 2013

Walt and Liberal Interventionists

Dan Drezner didn’t like Walt’s “liberal imperialism” list: What is it that …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

The Magical Power of “Signaling”

Max Boot was optimistic yesterday that the Foreign Relations Committee could send …

Posted May 21st, 2013

Boot: Obama Should Abuse Executive Power and Drag the U.S. and NATO Into Another War

Max Boot is annoyed that the U.S. isn’t meddling even more in …

Posted April 2nd, 2013

The Libyan War and Realism

Noah Millman continues the discussion on Obama and realism: To start, allow …

Posted January 24th, 2013

When All Else Fails, Use a Horribly Flawed WWII Analogy

Max Boot must be running out of ways to agitate for intervention …

Posted December 12th, 2012

Marco Rubio and the GOP’s “Credible Alternative” on Foreign Policy

Max Boot does his best to separate Republican hawks from Romney’s defeat: …

Posted November 8th, 2012

Nothing Is More Dispiriting for Some Democratists Than a Free and Fair Election

Max Boot believes the election result in Georgia is “dispiriting” for democracy …

Posted October 10th, 2012

Intervention in Syria Still Makes No Sense for the U.S.

Apparently, anything that happens in Syria is proof for Max Boot that …

Posted July 18th, 2012

Dutch Foreign Minister: Military Action Against Syria Is “Out of the Question”

Max Boot will be disappointed: But the British, Dutch and Swedish ministers …

Posted June 25th, 2012