Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Syria”

Why Republicans Still Haven’t Regained the Public’s Trust on Foreign Policy

Matt Yglesias comments on a new Politico poll: By a margin of …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Grassroots Republicans and Foreign Policy Reform

Jim Antle considers the prospects for Republican foreign policy reform. He writes …

Posted July 21st, 2014

Perry’s Stale Foreign Policy Arguments

Rick Perry wades into the intra-Republican foreign policy debate with the most …

Posted July 14th, 2014

Why Obama Keeps Caving To Hawks

Fareed Zakaria correctly observes that Obama has “caved” to Syria hawks by …

Posted July 11th, 2014

The Dangers of Obsessing Over “Credibility”

There was a recent exchange on Twitter about the importance of “credibility” …

Posted July 8th, 2014

Scottish Independence and British Foreign Policy

James Forsyth gets a bit carried away in his assessment of what …

Posted July 3rd, 2014

McCain’s Horrible Foreign Policy Judgment

Michael Hirsh ponders whether McCain might be right about a foreign policy …

Posted June 30th, 2014

The Folly of Arming the Syrian Opposition

Paul Pillar doesn’t think much of the administration’s plan to waste spend …

Posted June 30th, 2014

The Bizarre Need To Take Sides

Leslie Gelb proposes a bad response to current conflicts in Syria and …

Posted June 23rd, 2014

Regional Opposition to Arming Syrian Rebels

Citing a Pew survey from earlier this year, Bruce Stokes notes that …

Posted June 20th, 2014

We Don’t Need To Hear From Any Iraq War Hawks

Jonathan Chait is partly right here, but his observations are not as …

Posted June 18th, 2014

A Warmonger By Any Other Name

Anne-Marie Slaughter thinks the U.S. should bomb in Iraq and Syria. She …

Posted June 18th, 2014

The U.S. Shouldn’t Intervene in Iraq

James Jeffrey goes into full alarmist mode and calls for a major …

Posted June 13th, 2014

The U.S. and Iraq

Marc Lynch provides some sober analysis of recent events in Iraq: The …

Posted June 12th, 2014

Ryan Is Obviously Not a Dove

Paul Ryan gave a speech today at the Center for a New …

Posted June 11th, 2014

There Is No Foreign Policy “Paradox”

Roger Cohen recycles a bizarre idea: The president who is delivering the …

Posted June 6th, 2014

Allies and Obligations

Kori Schake ends a post about D-Day with a very strange conclusion: …

Posted June 6th, 2014