Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ronald Reagan”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Faith in diplomacy. Gracy Olmstead reviews the career and foreign policy views …

Posted July 24th, 2015

Reagan and the Nuclear Deal

Iran hawks will still find extraneous reasons to object to the deal because it doesn’t and can’t achieve results it was never intended to achieve.

Posted July 20th, 2015

The Perils of Reaganolatry

The trouble isn’t just that younger voters don’t remember Reagan.

Posted June 2nd, 2015

Iran Hawks and the Logic of Arms Control

Most hawks have never seen an arms control or nonproliferation agreement that they haven’t wanted to derail or defeat.

Posted April 13th, 2015

Walker’s Reagan Nostalgia and Foreign Policy

If Walker believes what he’s saying, he is endorsing an absurdly extreme version of the “credibility” argument.

Posted February 28th, 2015

Walker and Foreign Policy

Walker has given antiwar conservatives and libertarians no reason to think that he is any different from the hawkish crowd.

Posted January 26th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What’s left in Libya. Hisham Matar reports on the sorry state of …

Posted January 16th, 2015

Romney’s Misguided Reagan Nostalgia

Unlike Romney, Reagan actually stood for something.

Posted January 15th, 2015

Why 2016 Won’t Be Like 1980

Cruz’s “analysis” of 2016 is exactly the same as Romney’s view of the 2012 election.

Posted November 26th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Libya and the tides of history. Noah Millman reflects on Shakespeare and …

Posted November 21st, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The truth about the wars. Daniel Bolger reflects on the wars in …

Posted November 14th, 2014

The Illusion of Lame-Duck Foreign Policy Success

There is no reason to assume that lame-duck foreign policy initiatives will be successful or wise.

Posted November 6th, 2014

Leave the Reagan Doctrine in the Past

The Reagan Doctrine was one of the least impressive parts of Reagan’s record, and it inflicted enormous damage on the countries where it was put into practice.

Posted October 28th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted September 26th, 2014

Why Cruz Represents The Worst of Both Worlds on Foreign Policy

He wants to intervene in the affairs of other countries while remaining oblivious and indifferent to their political realities.

Posted September 24th, 2014

The Useless “What Would Reagan Do?” Foreign Policy Debate

Dan Drezner rightly sees the debate over “what Reagan would do” on …

Posted July 16th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Driving Russia and China together. Dimitri Simes criticizes administration errors that are …

Posted June 27th, 2014