Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Nikolas Gvosdev”

What Is The U.S. Trying To Achieve With Sanctions?

Nikolas Gvosdev asks what U.S. policymakers want to achieve in their response …

Posted March 21st, 2014

Gerson and Hawkish Distortions of Reality

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

Posted March 7th, 2014

Weekly Roundup

Inside the mind of George Kennan. Christian Caryl reviews The Kennan Diaries …

Posted February 28th, 2014

Foreign Policy and the 2014 Elections

Nikolas Gvosdev thinks about how foreign policy issues might affect and be …

Posted January 24th, 2014

Ukraine and Realism

David Adesnik responds to what he dubs the “realist argument” on Ukraine: …

Posted December 17th, 2013

The U.S. Doesn’t Need Another Dependent Client

Nikolas Gvosdev notes that the U.S. and the EU aren’t prepared to …

Posted December 13th, 2013

What Happens If The Kiev Protesters Succeed?

Nikolas Gvosdev explains why the political turmoil in Ukraine would continue even …

Posted December 6th, 2013

Domestic Obstacles to Diplomacy

Nikolas Gvosdev looks at the reaction to diplomatic efforts in the Snowden …

Posted June 28th, 2013

The Folly of Arming the Syrian Opposition

Nikolas Gvosdev lists the possible consequences of providing arms to insurgents in …

Posted May 31st, 2013

What Do Syria Hawks Want?

Reviewing the effect of the Iraq war on the Syria debate, Nikolas …

Posted May 20th, 2013

When In Doubt, Just Make Things Up

More Pulitzer-worthy commentary from Bret Stephens: These are the sorts of views—isolationist …

Posted May 14th, 2013

Syria and the “Red Line”

Jeffrey Goldberg seems hopeful that the U.S. will finally plunge directly into …

Posted April 26th, 2013

The Dangers of Personalizing Foreign Policy

Nikolas Gvosdev discusses possible changes in U.S.-Venezuela relations in the wake of …

Posted March 8th, 2013

The Absurdity of McCain’s “Vengeance Doctrine”

Nikolas Gvosdev refutes what he calls John McCain’s “vengeance doctrine.” He writes: …

Posted January 29th, 2013

Reforming Republican Foreign Policy (II)

Nikolas Gvosdev advises the Republicans to come to grips with their disadvantage …

Posted December 13th, 2012

The Strange Ongoing Opposition to U.S. Withdrawal from Iraq

Greg Scoblete tries to make sense of Romney’s criticism of the withdrawal …

Posted October 15th, 2012

How Russia Views the “Reset”

Nikolas Gvosdev reiterates an important observation about U.S.-Russian relations that I have …

Posted October 5th, 2012