Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Richard Nixon”

What Is the Point of Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech?

The speech isn’t going to satisfy most people that work on foreign policy, but then it was never going to and it isn’t meant to.

Posted April 27th, 2016

Why Losing Nominees Should Just Go Away

Healthy parties should have enough new political talent available that they won’t want a retread nominee.

Posted January 13th, 2015

2016 and the Third-Term “Curse”

Voters’ fatigue with the Democrats could be a serious problem for their nominee in 2016.

Posted November 18th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The most dangerous world ever? Christopher Preble debunks alarmist claims about how …

Posted September 26th, 2014

Hawkishness Can Be a Serious Liability

Zachary Keck argues that Clinton’s hawkish foreign policy views don’t matter for …

Posted August 18th, 2014

Obama, Paul, and Jeffersonian Foreign Policy

Colin Dueck’s conclusion to his article on Rand Paul shows why we …

Posted January 30th, 2014

Nixon and “Taking the Long View”

Dan McCarthy points to this old John Judis description of Nixon’s changing …

Posted April 12th, 2013

Obama and Realism

Leon Hadar responds to my post on Obama and realism: There is …

Posted January 22nd, 2013

Better Policies Romney Could Adopt If He Weren’t Romney (II)

George Will is the latest to indulge (however briefly) the fantasy that …

Posted October 2nd, 2012

Beyond Realism

Will Marshall wants Obama to move “beyond realism” in foreign policy: Amoral, …

Posted September 6th, 2012