Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Peter Beinart”

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

Obama and Truman

Ross Douthat employs a strange anachronism in his recent column on Obama’s …

Posted January 15th, 2013

Everyone Runs As An Outsider Especially When It Isn’t True

Peter Beinart sees an advantage for Republicans in their recent intra-party squabbles: …

Posted January 7th, 2013

Rice, Obama, and Foreign Policy in the Second Term

Peter Beinart writes (via Scott McConnell): Now, freed from having to seek …

Posted December 11th, 2012

Enabling Clients to Act Badly

Greg Scoblete pours cold water on Peter Beinart’s claim that the administration …

Posted December 10th, 2012

No One Told the Candidates, But the American Century Is Over

Obama has once again responded to Romney’s blustering hegemonism by fully embracing …

Posted July 23rd, 2012

Whitewashing Obama’s Record

Peter Beinart’s account of Obama’s foreign policy record is extremely skewed: The …

Posted July 23rd, 2012