Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “NATO”

The U.S. and NATO Aren’t Going To War Over Ukraine

Mario Loyola also wants the U.S. to threaten war to defend Ukraine: …

Posted April 8th, 2014

Washington’s Bad Foreign Policy Habits

Paul Pillar comments on the push for NATO expansion over the last …

Posted April 7th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How La Follette became an anti-imperialist. Andrew Bacevich reviews Richard Drake’s The …

Posted April 4th, 2014

Russia and Realism (II)

I agree with most of what Millman says in his response to …

Posted March 26th, 2014

NATO Hasn’t Been a “Defensive Alliance” For a Long Time

Bret Stephens makes a number of absurd claims in his latest column, …

Posted March 25th, 2014

Kosovo, Crimea, and Precedents

Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of the start of the NATO bombing …

Posted March 24th, 2014

Rubio’s Misguided Punitive Measures

Marco Rubio has made a few more proposals for punishing Russia. Here …

Posted March 20th, 2014

Ukraine Isn’t Joining NATO, And That’s a Very Good Thing

Alex Massie gets something very wrong: Indeed, Putin’s behaviour demonstrates that, if …

Posted March 19th, 2014

A “League of Democracies” Is Still a Terrible Idea

John Yoo uses the current debate over Ukraine as an excuse to …

Posted March 10th, 2014

Gerson and Hawkish Distortions of Reality

There is a lot wrong with Gerson’s column today, but this line …

Posted March 7th, 2014

Ignore Hard-liners on Russia and Ukraine

Marco Rubio and Tom Cotton expand on Rubio’s earlier list of mostly …

Posted March 5th, 2014

NATO Expansion Makes Less Sense Than Ever

Irakly Areshidze and Elena Suhir make a terrible assumption and offer an …

Posted March 4th, 2014

Ukraine and “Obvious” Choices (II)

Alex Berezow’s approach to foreign policy might be summed up as “doing …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Rubio’s Bad Ideas For “Punishing” Russia

Jacob Heilbrunn explains why a confrontational response to Russia’s incursion will make …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Russia and Crimea

Moscow’s actions are illegal and wrongheaded, but disaster could still be averted.

Posted March 1st, 2014

The Distorting Effects of the Hawkish Obsession With “Resolve”

Victor Davis Hanson seems to think he is a mind-reader: True, Putin …

Posted February 11th, 2014

Ukraine and NATO

John Vinocur is upset that Ukraine hasn’t been on track to become …

Posted February 4th, 2014