Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Pew”

The Illegal War on ISIS After One Year

Voting on a new authorization at this very late stage would just be an affirmation by Congress of what Obama has been doing.

Posted August 10th, 2015

The GOP’s Edge on Foreign Policy Is Gone (Again)

Republicans shouldn’t want 2016 to be an election with a heavy emphasis on foreign policy issues.

Posted July 23rd, 2015

Normalization with Cuba and Public Opinion

Support for normalization and ending the embargo has increased since the start of the year.

Posted July 21st, 2015

Regional Opinion on Iran

Iran’s image has taken a substantial hit in the last ten years.

Posted June 18th, 2015

Arming Ukraine: Still a Terrible Idea

Arming Ukraine won’t achieve the goals that its supporters claim.

Posted June 17th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

An open-ended conflict in Iraq. Micah Zenko reviews the shifting administration justifications …

Posted June 12th, 2015

Western Public Opinion and NATO

Many NATO countries favor expanding the alliance, but aren’t committed to defending new members.

Posted June 10th, 2015

“Indispensable” America and Superpower

Trying to be the “indispensable” nation is an unsustainable and undesirable role for the U.S. to have.

Posted June 9th, 2015

Jeb Bush Goes to Europe

Bush’s hawkish message will mostly fall on deaf ears in Germany.

Posted June 9th, 2015

The Weird Desire for a More Aggressive Germany

What would be the purpose of a “more active military role” for Germany?

Posted May 7th, 2015

Americans Still Oppose Arming Ukraine

Most Americans are understandably wary of funneling weapons into an ongoing conflict.

Posted February 24th, 2015

Public Opinion and Cuba

Conservative and Republican opinion on Cuba policy is divided.

Posted January 16th, 2015

The Hawks’ Solution to Everything: Throw More Weapons at the Problem

The hawks’ solution of throwing weapons at every problem that arises overseas has very little popular support.

Posted November 10th, 2014

The Myth of American “Indispensability”

The myth of indispensability serves as an all-purpose rationalization for foreign policy hyper-activism.

Posted November 6th, 2014

Public Opinion and the War Against ISIS

A large majority of Americans doesn’t think the war has a clear goal.

Posted October 23rd, 2014

Public Opinion and Foreign Policy (II)

Demand for a more activist foreign policy is still quite weak in the country as a whole.

Posted September 2nd, 2014

Public Opinion and Foreign Policy

The vast majority of Americans still doesn’t want a more activist foreign policy.

Posted August 28th, 2014