Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Rand Paul”

Corker Announces His Retirement

Corker distinguished himself in a bad way by being remarkably supportive of the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

Posted September 26th, 2017

Opposed to Endless War? You Might Be an ‘Isolationist’

Invoking “isolationism” in the context of a debate about war authorizations is even worse than the usual error of applying the label to people that reject it.

Posted September 13th, 2017

Senate Rejects Paul’s AUMF Amendment

The result of the Senate vote was disappointing, but Sen. Paul deserves credit for making the vote happen in the first place.

Posted September 13th, 2017

Rand Paul’s Lonely AUMF Battle

Sen. Paul is doing the country an important service by shining a light on Congress’ craven enabling of endless war.

Posted September 12th, 2017

The War on Yemen and the Senate Vote on the Saudi Arms Sale

Now there can be a real debate over U.S. support for the atrocious and unnecessary Saudi-led war.

Posted June 15th, 2017

The War on Yemen and the Senate Vote on Saudi Arms Sale

If the Senate can vote down this sale or at least come close to doing so, that could prompt a real debate about U.S. involvement in the war.

Posted June 8th, 2017

Congress Must Oppose the Saudi Arms Deal

It falls to Congress to try to rein in U.S. support for the atrocious war on Yemen.

Posted May 24th, 2017

Bringing Montenegro into NATO Is a Mistake

It is foolish to extend a new security guarantee to a country that can’t possibly make us or the alliance more secure.

Posted March 28th, 2017

Adding Montenegro to NATO Still Makes No Sense

Montenegro doesn’t need the protection the alliance provides, and its contribution to the alliance will be minuscule.

Posted March 21st, 2017

McCain’s Obnoxious Montenegro Outburst

There are many good reasons why NATO shouldn’t let Montenegro join.

Posted March 15th, 2017

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