Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Russia”

Kasich’s Dangerous Irresponsibility on Syria

Kasich proves that he can’t be trusted with the presidency.

Posted October 8th, 2015

Hawks Always Want to Escalate a Conflict Somewhere

Arming Ukraine has always been a lousy idea, but it is even worse now.

Posted October 7th, 2015

Rubio’s Disqualifying Recklessness on Syria

Putting the U.S. on a collision course with Russia over Syria is one of the most irresponsible things that a presidential candidate could promise to do.

Posted October 5th, 2015

A Syria “No-Fly Zone” Is Madness, So Naturally It Has Bipartisan Support

The calls for a “no-fly zone” in Syria should be flatly rejected.

Posted October 5th, 2015

The Hawkish Syria Panic Continues

There is virtually no conflict that hawks don’t want the U.S. to join, and once joined there is no conflict that they don’t want to escalate.

Posted October 5th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Russia: superpower or proxy? Kevin Sullivan comments on Russia’s expanded military role …

Posted October 2nd, 2015

The Insanity of a “No-Fly Zone” in Syria

Hawks are proposing that the U.S. risk the possibility of armed conflict with the Russians over Syria for no reason.

Posted October 1st, 2015

Tom Cotton and the Hawkish Syria Panic

Russia’s deeper involvement in Syria’s civil war isn’t a “near catastrophe” for U.S. foreign policy.

Posted October 1st, 2015

Kevin McCarthy’s Outdated Foreign Policy

The U.S. is far more secure than it was in 1979, and anyone that doesn’t understand that shouldn’t be giving lectures on foreign policy.

Posted September 28th, 2015

Russia’s Syria Blunder and U.S. “Humiliation”

It is foolish to think that a misguided Russian policy is a setback for America.

Posted September 25th, 2015

Is Rubio’s Foreign Policy “Savvy”?

When Rubio sees a foreign conflict, he looks for ways to escalate it and to increase U.S. involvement in it.

Posted September 21st, 2015

The Debates and Republican Foreign Policy

The terrible state of Republican foreign policy was on full display last night.

Posted September 17th, 2015

Romney’s Nonsense on Iran

Romney’s op-ed is also a reminder of the shoddy, half-baked foreign policy arguments that he made as a candidate.

Posted July 23rd, 2015

Jeb Bush and W.’s Second-Term Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush isn’t even pretending to support foreign policy restraint.

Posted June 29th, 2015

McCain and Wars of Aggression

It is hard to take a hawk like McCain seriously on Ukraine.

Posted June 29th, 2015

Arming Ukraine: Still a Terrible Idea

Arming Ukraine won’t achieve the goals that its supporters claim.

Posted June 17th, 2015

Bush and Hawkish Magical Thinking

Bush greatly overrates the power and influence that the U.S. has over the events in other parts of the world.

Posted June 11th, 2015