Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ronald Reagan”

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

The Perils of Reagan Nostalgia

Ken Adelman seems to think he is making an insightful observation here: …

Posted June 10th, 2014

Reagan and the Ukraine Crisis

The National Review editors make a typically nonsensical claim about the Ukraine …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Containment and the “De-Reaganizing” of Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s op-ed today was intended to answer criticisms of what he …

Posted April 16th, 2014

The Uses and Abuses of Reagan

Michael Gerson makes a silly claim: Over the past few years, Reagan’s …

Posted March 11th, 2014

Reagan’s Withdrawal From Lebanon and Hard-liners’ Misreading of History

Micah Zenko reviews Reagan’s disastrous decision to intervene in Lebanon and his …

Posted February 10th, 2014

Foreign Policy and Reagan Nostalgia

Jim Antle lists some of the ways that Reagan nostalgia warps conservative …

Posted February 3rd, 2014

DeMint and the “Chicken Kiev” Speech

Jim DeMint must be kidding: President Obama, having thrown away George W. …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

Jefferson and Truman Weren’t Conservative Internationalists

In addition to the many other problems with the “conservative internationalism” Nau …

Posted November 13th, 2013

The Beirut Bombing, 30 Years Later

Christopher Dickey reflects on the anniversary of the 30th anniversary of the …

Posted October 23rd, 2013

Reagan and Debt Ceiling “Blackmail”

Ross Douthat reviews a previous instance when Democrats linked other demands to …

Posted October 8th, 2013

How Not to Keep a Low Profile in a Foreign War

Max Boot frets about Obama’s lack of commitment to defeating Assad: Apparently …

Posted July 15th, 2013

Reagan and Thatcher Usually Weren’t “Dissenters” on Foreign Policy

Near the end of his column on Reagan, Thatcher, and John Paul …

Posted April 11th, 2013

Teflon Presidents and the Rally Effect

There is another point Dan McCarthy makes in his post on Benghazi …

Posted April 1st, 2013