Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “NATO”

NATO and “Arab NATO”

The U.S. shouldn’t have anything to do with a new Saudi-led coalition.

Posted March 31st, 2015

Ruling Out Ukraine’s NATO Membership

Ruling out Ukraine’s membership in NATO would not concede anything that hasn’t already been conceded.

Posted February 25th, 2015

Remembering the Disgraceful Libyan War

The supporters of this disgraceful and unnecessary war have faced no backlash or much serious criticism.

Posted February 18th, 2015

Misremembering Bush and NATO Expansion

It should not be forgotten that just a few years ago the U.S. was eagerly pushing to expand NATO.

Posted February 17th, 2015

Don’t Try Bringing Sweden and Finland into NATO

They would be as unwise to join the alliance as the alliance would be to invite them.

Posted February 13th, 2015

Ukraine and NATO

Ukraine isn’t ever going to be part of NATO because it would be a huge liability for the alliance.

Posted December 3rd, 2014

Georgia’s Foreign Policy Isn’t Changing Anytime Soon

For good or ill, Georgia will keep pursuing closer ties with Western institutions.

Posted November 13th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Captivity among the Syrian rebels. Theo Padnos recounts his experiences of torture …

Posted October 31st, 2014

The Romney “Big Tent” on Foreign Policy That Never Existed

Romney’s failing wasn’t that he was too vague on foreign policy, but that he demonstrated how little he knew by making detailed criticisms that made no sense.

Posted October 22nd, 2014

Georgia and the War Against ISIS

It makes no sense for Georgia to join the latest U.S. war effort.

Posted September 29th, 2014

Keep Ukraine Out of NATO

The notion of bringing Ukraine in NATO should be shelved permanently.

Posted September 29th, 2014

Is Scottish Independence Bad for America?

No matter which way Scotland votes this week, U.S. interests won’t be significantly harmed.

Posted September 16th, 2014

Realism and Honor

It would be shameful to encourage another country to fight a war that it can’t win simply so that we can feel better about ourselves.

Posted September 9th, 2014

Don’t Arm Ukraine (II)

Arming Ukraine won’t result in anything other than more deaths and devastation in Ukraine.

Posted September 3rd, 2014

Don’t Arm Ukraine

Debunking a thoroughly crazy idea.

Posted September 1st, 2014

“Relaunching” NATO Isn’t Going to Happen

Anne Applebaum thinks Obama can “relaunch” NATO in his remaining two years: …

Posted August 25th, 2014

Learning the Wrong Lessons From the Libyan War

The Libyan war is now being treated as a “cautionary tale,” but …

Posted July 1st, 2014