Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Paul Pillar”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted April 10th, 2015

Debunking Iran’s “March of Conquest”

It makes for a good fear-mongering soundbite, but on closer scrutiny the argument falls apart.

Posted April 9th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Our unrealistic foreign policy. Christopher Preble asks why the public should be …

Posted March 27th, 2015

Depriving Netanyahu of His Raison D’Être

Reducing tensions doesn’t appeal to those that rely on threat inflation to win and retain political influence.

Posted March 3rd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

There is no better deal coming on the nuclear issue. Paul Pillar …

Posted February 27th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Iraq War

Interventionists can never admit that a foreign war was wrong in principle.

Posted February 23rd, 2015

On Sabotaging Diplomacy with Iran

Hard-liners want the talks with Iran to fail.

Posted February 9th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Antiwar Eastwood. Asawin Suebsaeng reports on Clint Eastwood’s antiwar views and how …

Posted January 23rd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Leo Strauss: hawk or dove? Samuel Goldman reviews Robert Howse’s Leo Strauss: …

Posted January 9th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Obama’s Cuba opportunity. Philip Peters made the case for a change in …

Posted December 19th, 2014

Cotton and the Iran Hawks’ Loathing of Diplomacy

Cotton is a typical Iran hawk in that he is intensely opposed to the diplomatic effort that has already made a nuclear-armed Iran less likely.

Posted December 4th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted November 28th, 2014

Wrecking a Deal with Iran Is Dangerous

All parties will be worse off if the saboteurs succeed.

Posted November 24th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted November 21st, 2014

Why the Myth of “Winning” the Iraq War Is So Harmful

The myth feeds the hawks’ ideological fantasy that the Iraq war was not wrong from the very beginning.

Posted November 17th, 2014

The U.S. and Israel: Don’t Call It a Crisis

Pretending that the U.S. has a “special” relationship with one of its clients is a mistake.

Posted October 29th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

When Congress should assert itself and when it shouldn’t. Paul Pillar compares …

Posted October 24th, 2014