Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Noah Millman”

Romney’s Foreign Policy Lives Again in the 2016 Field

The GOP blunders ahead with calls for more aggressive and confrontational policies across the board.

Posted August 17th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Faith in diplomacy. Gracy Olmstead reviews the career and foreign policy views …

Posted July 24th, 2015

Enabling Reckless Clients and the War on Yemen

If the U.S. is stuck with the clients it has, it has to be able to pick and choose the degree and kind of support it provides.

Posted April 15th, 2015

The American Conservative: Peace and Restraint

We need your help to continue promoting conservative principles of wisdom, prudence, and restraint.

Posted April 15th, 2015

The Senate Hawks’ Loathing of Diplomacy

Cotton and his Senate colleagues are boasting to the world that the U.S. can’t be trusted to keep its commitments.

Posted March 10th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Whom does Netanyahu represent? Noah Millman questions the Israeli prime minister’s claim …

Posted February 13th, 2015

Why the 2016 Democratic “Bench” Seems Weaker Than It Is

The party out of power can indulge its fantasies about every possible candidate.

Posted February 5th, 2015

Republicans and Foreign Policy Restraint

There is a peace constituency in the GOP.

Posted January 27th, 2015

Cotton’s Reckless Iran Policy

Hard-liners everywhere always assume that the other regime in any negotiation is getting the upper hand.

Posted January 13th, 2015

Restraint, Commitments, and “Credibility”

Hawks pretend that the U.S. has many more commitments than it really has.

Posted January 8th, 2015

Bush Is Weaker Than He Appears

The “electability” argument on which the case for Jeb Bush depends falls apart on closer inspection.

Posted December 16th, 2014

Torture and “Seriousness”

Because of the bias in favor of hard-line policies, preventive war and torture have often been treated as possessing the quality–seriousness–that they most lack.

Posted December 10th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Libya and the tides of history. Noah Millman reflects on Shakespeare and …

Posted November 21st, 2014

Lessons from the Libyan War

One lesson that the Libyan war should teach us is that the U.S. and its allies are far too quick to want to take sides in foreign disputes and conflicts.

Posted November 19th, 2014

The Libyan War Could Come Back to Haunt Clinton

Clinton was an architect of a major policy blunder that continues to wreck the country that “benefited” from the intervention.

Posted November 11th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

In defense of Christians. Kathryn Jean Lopez interviews Andrew Doran, executive director …

Posted September 19th, 2014

The American Conservative: Realism and Reform

Promoting the cause of restraint and peace.

Posted September 12th, 2014