Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Nikki Haley”

Haley’s Stunt and the War on Yemen

Haley’s stunt is a lame bid to try to make people forget that our clients are committing crimes against humanity with our government’s assistance.

Posted December 14th, 2017

Haley’s Empty Threats and Unrealistic Demands

The administration’s response to the latest test shows that they remain wedded to a bankrupt approach that prioritizes isolation and punitive measures.

Posted November 29th, 2017

The Trump-Corker Feud Resumes

Corker notably isn’t challenging the administration on the substance of its policies, and that is what needs far greater scrutiny and criticism from members of Congress.

Posted October 24th, 2017

Replacing Tillerson Doesn’t Fix Anything

Tillerson has failed in his first year, but there is no reason to think that Haley would be any more successful.

Posted October 23rd, 2017

A Tillerson Resignation Wouldn’t Fix Anything

Anyone foolish enough to take Tillerson’s job would be sabotaged by more of the same random outbursts and threats from Trump.

Posted October 2nd, 2017

The Trump Administration’s Uninformed Hostility to the Nuclear Deal

It is important to remember how ill-informed and baseless the administration’s opposition to the nuclear deal is.

Posted September 29th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Haley debuts Trump’s case for ending Iran nuke deal. Kelley Vlahos reports …

Posted September 8th, 2017

Replacing Tillerson with Haley Would Be a Mistake

Especially when it comes to Iran and North Korea, Haley is much more hawkish and ideological than Tillerson.

Posted September 6th, 2017

Iran Hawks Try Moving the Goalposts on the Nuclear Deal

Iran hawks have never been interested in an “honest and serious debate,” because whenever there has been such a debate they have been resoundingly defeated.

Posted September 6th, 2017

Haley’s Risible Revisionism on the Nuclear Deal

Haley has to resort to the shoddiest revisionism possible to attack the deal.

Posted September 5th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why is Haley still Trump’s U.N. ambassador? Phil Giraldi warns against the …

Posted July 7th, 2017

Haley’s Irresponsible Threat Against North Korea

North Korean missile tests may be undesirable, but they don’t come close to justifying military action against North Korea.

Posted April 24th, 2017

Attacking Syria Is Still a Huge Mistake

The U.S. could be drawn into a major war.

Posted April 5th, 2017

Haley’s Absurd Rhetoric and the Starvation of Yemen

Haley was not asked about the U.S. role or our responsibility for helping to create the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

Posted April 3rd, 2017

A Ridiculous Maneuver at the U.N.

Obsessively “defending” Israel at the U.N. is the only part of the U.S. role there the Trump administration cares about.

Posted February 13th, 2017

Mismanaging Allies and Indulging Bad Clients

Threatening to punish allies if they don’t always “have our back” suggests that Trump and his officials don’t appreciate how healthy relationships with allies work.

Posted January 27th, 2017

Haley and UNSCR 2334

Haley’s testimony showed both extreme hawkish “pro-Israel” bias and an almost total misunderstanding of who our real allies are.

Posted January 18th, 2017