Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Michael Cohen”

Rubio’s Limited Support

Many pundits and party elites fail to acknowledge Rubio’s limited support.

Posted November 5th, 2015

The Libyan War and Hindsight

Opponents of the Libyan war aren’t relying on hindsight to fault Clinton for her bad judgment.

Posted November 5th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Russia: superpower or proxy? Kevin Sullivan comments on Russia’s expanded military role …

Posted October 2nd, 2015

Tom Cotton and the Hawkish Syria Panic

Russia’s deeper involvement in Syria’s civil war isn’t a “near catastrophe” for U.S. foreign policy.

Posted October 1st, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and the Politics of Foreign Policy Debate

Iran hawks have done everything they could to try to undermine diplomacy with Iran, and they have fallen short at every step.

Posted September 2nd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The British Empire and WWII. William Dalrymple reviews Yasmin Khan’s The Raj …

Posted July 31st, 2015

Clinton and the Democrats on Foreign Policy

The Democratic Party isn’t as united on foreign policy as it might seem.

Posted June 17th, 2015

Hawks and Bad Historical Analogies

When it comes to citing false analogies as a substitute for policy argument, hawks are almost always the offenders.

Posted May 27th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The new lie about Iraq. Jon Basil Utley recalls how the Bush …

Posted May 22nd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Acknowledging the divergence of U.S. and Israeli interests. Robert Merry comments on …

Posted March 20th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Abu Ghraib goes to court. Kelley Vlahos reports on the role of …

Posted February 20th, 2015

The GOP’s Foreign Policy Ignorance Problem

In order to acquire a reputation for “expertise” in the party, all that a politician needs to do is to engage in a lot of unfounded bluster and fear-mongering.

Posted January 29th, 2015

Why the Dishonest Charge of “Retreat” Endures

The charge of “retreat” is useful precisely because it is misleading and false.

Posted December 4th, 2014

A Short-Lived Republican Senate Majority

The GOP may briefly enjoy the senatorial perks of majority, but 2016 will return them to their current listless status quo.

Posted October 6th, 2014

Beware of Threat Inflators Offering “Solutions”

The world is still mostly much more secure and peaceful than it used to be.

Posted September 1st, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why Holy Thursday matters to Christians. Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry explains. The role of …

Posted April 18th, 2014

The Results of Threat Inflation

Greg Scoblete draws attention to a new Gallup survey of what the …

Posted February 18th, 2013