Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Rand Paul”

27 Senators Voted Against the Saudi Arms Sale

There is a significant bloc in the Senate that questions the wisdom of U.S. policy in Yemen and views the U.S.-Saudi relationship skeptically.

Posted September 21st, 2016

Paul and Murphy’s Laudable Opposition to the War on Yemen

The U.S. is facilitating the devastation of a country whose people have done nothing to us.

Posted September 20th, 2016

The Senate Votes This Week on Resolution Against Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

A vote on stopping the arms sale will force tacit backers of the Saudi-led war to go on record.

Posted September 19th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Senators to introduce measure opposing Saudi arms sale. John Hudson reports on …

Posted September 9th, 2016

More U.S. Weapons for the Saudis’ Atrocious War on Yemen

The Senate’s only public critics of U.S. support for the war, Rand Paul and Chris Murphy, are trying to block the latest sale.

Posted August 15th, 2016

U.S. Complicity in the War on Yemen

We can see clearly from this intervention and U.S. backing for it how destructive and corrupting the desire to indulge client states can be.

Posted June 10th, 2016

Murphy and Paul Seek to Halt Arms Sales to the Saudis

Murphy and Paul deserve a lot of credit for taking on an issue that has mostly been ignored by their colleagues in the Senate.

Posted April 13th, 2016

The Awful State of Republican Foreign Policy Debate

The candidates seemed to be unanimously in favor of every bad idea mentioned.

Posted February 8th, 2016

Paul Drops Out

It matters more now for the causes Paul cares about that he be re-elected to the Senate.

Posted February 3rd, 2016

Rubio’s Bad “Gamble”

Like a mediocre team on the cusp of getting into a wild card game, the Rubio campaign is not in control of its own destiny.

Posted February 1st, 2016

The Seventh Republican Debate

Rubio had his worst debate last night when he could least afford it.

Posted January 29th, 2016

Previewing the Seventh Republican Debate

Bush, Kasich, and Christie will be hoping to trip up Rubio and weaken him ahead of New Hampshire.

Posted January 28th, 2016

Previewing the Sixth Republican Debate

Tonight is likely to be the most contentious debate thus far.

Posted January 14th, 2016

A Very Biased Article on GOP Foreign Policy Divisions

The article is skewed heavily in favor of supporters of Bush-era foreign policy.

Posted December 30th, 2015

Christie’s Ridiculous “World War Three” Alarmism

The fight against jihadist groups is obviously nothing like a world war in terms of scale or danger.

Posted December 29th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The cult of air power won’t destroy ISIS. Kelley Vlahos reports on …

Posted December 18th, 2015

Foreign Policy and the Fifth Republican Debate

The debate showed for the most part that the modern GOP remains unhinged and dangerous in their view of foreign threats and their preferred responses to them.

Posted December 16th, 2015