Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ronald Reagan”

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

Rand Paul and Realism

Will Inboden was not impressed with Rand Paul’s foreign policy speech: At …

Posted February 13th, 2013

Bushism Killed Reaganism

Tom Ricks is partly right when he writes this: I don’t think …

Posted January 24th, 2013