Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Peter Beinart”

How Much Does Foreign Policy Rhetoric Matter?

Dan Drezner doubts Beinart’s claim that the public-elite gap on foreign policy …

Posted August 19th, 2014

Substituting Storytelling for Foreign Policy

Peter Beinart flagged a telling quote from Hillary Clinton’s interview on the …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Cheney and the So-Called “Freedom Agenda”

Peter Beinart is imagining things: It’s worth recognizing how directly Cheney is …

Posted June 30th, 2014

Why It’s a Waste of Time To Listen to Iraq War Hawks

Having learned absolutely nothing from their failure, they have nothing to teach.

Posted June 18th, 2014

Hard Choices and Taking the Easy Way Out

Peter Beinart must already know the answer to this question about Clinton’s …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Biden and Foreign Policy Restraint

Peter Beinart makes a very questionable claim: Among today’s Democratic foreign-policy elite, …

Posted May 12th, 2014

The End of American Exceptionalism?

Peter Beinart discusses the “end of American exceptionalism.” Here he identifies the …

Posted February 4th, 2014

Some Iran Hawks Want Diplomacy To Fail

Peter Beinart combs through many Iran hawks’ past statements to show that …

Posted January 23rd, 2014

Rand Paul and the Distinction Between Vital and Peripheral Interests

Peter Beinart is on the right track here, but his recollection of …

Posted January 16th, 2014

Sabotaging Diplomacy With Iran (II)

Peter Beinart details how the Senate’s new Iran sanctions bill is designed …

Posted January 15th, 2014

Kerry’s Warped Definition of War

Peter Beinart chides John Kerry for claiming yesterday that the administration isn’t …

Posted September 4th, 2013

Anti-Imperialism and Conservatives

Having recently discussed Grover Cleveland’s foreign policy record in an article for …

Posted June 10th, 2013

Beinart and Imperialism

Coming back to Beinart’s article again, I wanted to address his main …

Posted June 6th, 2013

Neoconservatism and Wilson

Peter Beinart misunderstands the relationship between neoconservatism and Wilsonian foreign policy: Liberal …

Posted June 6th, 2013

Neoconservatives and Hegemonism

I agree with most of what Noah Millman writes here, but I …

Posted June 5th, 2013

Obama Isn’t “Unbound”

Peter Beinart interprets the Rice and Power choices as further proof that …

Posted June 5th, 2013

“Doing Something” Usually Means Killing More People

Peter Beinart gets this half-right: I understand the impulse for America to …

Posted May 13th, 2013