Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Richard Cohen”

The Hegemonist’s Lament: “The World Is a Mess and I Just Need To Rule It”

Richard Cohen offers more of his distinctive foreign policy analysis: An increasingly …

Posted February 25th, 2014

Syria Hawks and “Humanitarian” Intervention

Richard Cohen is not yet exhausted despite three years of incessant warmongering: …

Posted February 18th, 2014

The Return of the Absurd “Credibility” Argument

Richard Cohen writes another tiresome column on Syria: But in the Far …

Posted February 4th, 2014

The Weary Recitation of Bad Analogies

Richard Cohen reminds us that his references to interventions in the Balkans …

Posted June 17th, 2013

Pernicious Liberal Hawkishness and Syria

Richard Cohen cannot help himself: With a population of around 40 million, …

Posted June 4th, 2013

An Israeli Strike in Syria and a No-Fly Zone in Syria Are Not “the Same”

The Israeli strike in Syria has given Syria hawks their latest bad …

Posted May 7th, 2013

The Republicans’ Real Primary Problem

Richard Cohen misunderstands the Republican nomination process: Cohen’s Law goes like this: …

Posted March 26th, 2013

Keep Ignoring Demands for Syrian Intervention

Richard Cohen continues to be unhappy that Obama isn’t flouting public opinion …

Posted February 26th, 2013

Interventionists Ignore Public Opinion at Their Peril

Richard Cohen uses a very strange example to berate Obama for his …

Posted February 11th, 2013

Defining “War of Necessity” Down

Richard Cohen doesn’t know the meaning of the word necessity: Wars can …

Posted January 22nd, 2013

American Morality and American Power

Richard Cohen digresses from his quasi-defense of Susan Rice to make this …

Posted December 4th, 2012

The U.S. Would Be Stuck with Most of the Risks and Costs of a Syrian War

Richard Cohen is still unhappy that the U.S. has not been bombing …

Posted October 16th, 2012