Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Soviet Union”

The Foreign Policy Generation Gap

Stephen Peter Rosen wants to convince younger Americans that interventionism isn’t so …

Posted March 31st, 2014

U.S. Interests and the “Verdict of 1989″

George Weigel makes a ridiculous claim: But the fecklessness involved in describing …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

The Hawkish Marriage of Cold War Nostalgia and Threat Inflation

Josh Rogin reports that leading Republicans in Congress are out of their …

Posted February 27th, 2014

Sharansky’s Foolish Support for Iran Sanctions

Natan Sharansky isn’t making much sense: Is the Free World, led by …

Posted November 18th, 2013

“Chicken Kiev” and Syria

Max Boot dredges up an old smear against realists: But it is …

Posted June 3rd, 2013

The Cult of “Credibility”

Jonathan Mercer reviews the evidence against the “credibility” argument: For their part, …

Posted May 13th, 2013

Iran Still Isn’t a Martyr-State

Jonathan Adelman manages to cram almost every lazy, bogus claim about the …

Posted April 8th, 2013

When All Else Fails, Use a Horribly Flawed WWII Analogy

Max Boot must be running out of ways to agitate for intervention …

Posted December 12th, 2012

Revisiting the “Chicken Kiev” Speech

Noah Millman continues the discussion on separatism: And editorialists were far from …

Posted November 1st, 2012

Yes, Iran Is a Much Smaller Threat Than the USSR

Thomas Sowell writes: From the beginning, Barack Obama has tried to downplay …

Posted September 11th, 2012