Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Rudy Giuliani”

The Saudi Embrace of the MEK

Riyadh is either directly supporting the group or wants everyone to think that they are.

Posted July 3rd, 2017

The Hunt for Trump’s Secretary of State Continues

Escalation in Syria is the last thing the U.S. needs to be doing, and it becomes more likely if Petraeus is part of the administration.

Posted November 29th, 2016

The Dreadful Choice: Romney or Giuliani for Secretary of State?

Whichever one wins this contest, our foreign policy and our interests will be the losers.

Posted November 25th, 2016

The MEK and Its American Fans

Flacking for the MEK demonstrates contempt for and hostility to the people of Iran.

Posted November 23rd, 2016

Romney at State Would Be Disastrous

Unless Romney completely reinvented himself once again, his foreign policy views would be just as bad as Bolton’s or Giuliani’s.

Posted November 21st, 2016

Trump’s Hawkish Advisers and Iran

Trump’s advisers seem certain to advise him to do things that not only jeopardize the nuclear deal but also potentially put the U.S. on a collision course with Iran.

Posted November 18th, 2016

Giuliani Might Be Even Worse Than Bolton

Giuliani shares the same flaws but has absolutely no relevant experience.

Posted November 17th, 2016

What Will a Trump Foreign Policy Look Like?

A Trump foreign policy will probably be highly unilateralist, preoccupied with terrorism and Iran, and fixated mostly on the Middle East.

Posted November 9th, 2016

Explaining My 2016 Vote

It is usually not very hard to find reasons not to vote for the major party candidates, but the 2016 election has made it much easier than normal.

Posted November 7th, 2016

Rubio’s Campaign Strategy Is Much Worse Than Giuliani’s

Giuliani’s plan was never going to work for many reasons, but it wasn’t remotely as silly as what Rubio is doing.

Posted February 24th, 2016

Spinning Failure in Iowa

We know that Rubio has a ready supply of boosters eager to turn a mediocre showing into proof that his “moment” has finally arrived.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Rubio’s Curious Campaign Strategy

Rubio’s campaign now seems to be consciously following in Giuliani’s footsteps.

Posted January 20th, 2016

Rubio’s Bizarre Campaign Strategy

If the goal is to win the nomination, this is a very strange way to go about it.

Posted December 21st, 2015

There Will Not Be a Christie “Comeback”

More than anything else, Christie’s candidacy is simply redundant at this point.

Posted December 2nd, 2015

Christie’s Dead-End Candidacy

Christie would be fortunate to do as well as Giuliani did in 2008.

Posted June 25th, 2015

Jeb Bush and the Crowded 2016 Field

The more conservative candidates there are in the race, the better Bush’s chances are.

Posted March 26th, 2015

Giuliani’s Tedious Lecture on “American Exceptionalism”

Not one of the “allies” that Giuliani mentions is actually an ally of the United States.

Posted February 23rd, 2015