Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Nikolas Gvosdev”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The importance of the Iran agreement. Paul Pillar identifies four aspects of …

Posted April 10th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and a Multipolar World

Our allies aren’t interested in pursuing our Iran hawks’ impossible goals at their expense.

Posted April 8th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted March 20th, 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

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why mourn King Abdullah? James Carden attacks the fawning attention paid to …

Posted January 30th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

COIN is a proven failure. Lt. Col. Daniel Davis describes the failure …

Posted December 5th, 2014

The Virtue of Ruling Out Bad Policy Options

When the U.S. isn’t willing or able to do certain things overseas, it gives nothing away to acknowledge as much.

Posted December 3rd, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Replacing Hagel. Nikolas Gvosdev identifies some of the many problems that Obama …

Posted November 28th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The secret casualties of Iraq’s chemical weapons. C.J. Chivers reports on the …

Posted October 17th, 2014

The Hunt for the Elusive “Moderates”

The U.S. shouldn’t be trying to find suitable proxies in foreign civil wars in the first place.

Posted October 15th, 2014

Obama’s Careless Rhetoric and U.S. “Indispensability”

Obama and other U.S. officials need to get out of the habit of issuing ultimatums in their public statements.

Posted October 1st, 2014

Ukraine Shouldn’t Be Given Major Non-NATO Ally Status

It would be cruel and foolish to give these governments the false impression that the U.S. is going to back them in a crisis.

Posted September 24th, 2014

The World Doesn’t Need a Permanent “Coalition of the Willing”

Nikolas Gvosdev wonders if a “League of Democracies” is in the future: …

Posted August 1st, 2014

The Warsaw Speech

Nikolas Gvosdev notices the contradictions between Obama’s speech at West Point and …

Posted June 6th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

When intellectuals go to war. Corey Robin remarks on some of the …

Posted May 30th, 2014

Will Modi Make Indian Foreign Policy “Worse”?

James Traub tries to make the case that Indian foreign policy under …

Posted May 26th, 2014

Leaving Would-Be Clients In The Lurch

Nikolas Gvosdev hopes that the U.S. hasn’t been leading on Ukraine’s government …

Posted April 29th, 2014