Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Taiwan”

Bolton Will Be Trump’s New National Security Advisor

Everything that was reckless and destructive in Trump’s foreign policy is now much likelier to become even worse.

Posted March 22nd, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s challenge to “one China” is playing with fire. Ted Galen Carpenter …

Posted December 23rd, 2016

Hawkish Blind Spots and the Danger of Provoking China

Hawks typically have three very large blind spots when it comes to understanding how other governments will behave in response to provocations.

Posted December 22nd, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Despite famine crisis, wheat imports into Yemen are halted. Reuters reports on …

Posted December 16th, 2016

‘Getting Tough’ with Other States Usually Backfires

“Getting tough” with China on an issue they consider to be vitally important is a losing proposition.

Posted December 12th, 2016

The Dangerous Folly of Provoking China

If the U.S. wants Chinese cooperation on other issues, it would be foolish to antagonize them over something they consider to be non-negotiable and of vital importance.

Posted December 12th, 2016

The Taiwan Blunder vs. the Opening to Cuba

The policy Trump is putting at risk has been successful in advancing U.S. interests and preventing conflict.

Posted December 6th, 2016

The Danger of Giving Friendly Countries False Encouragement

It often seems to be the case that another country’s most vocal and enthusiastic boosters here at home have the worst ideas for what U.S. policy towards that country ought to be.

Posted December 6th, 2016

The Folly of Provoking China

The negative consequences of our overreaching will be borne by the people in the country that hard-liners claim to want to “help.”

Posted December 5th, 2016

Trump and U.S.-China Relations

No U.S. interest is served by needlessly antagonizing another major power.

Posted December 3rd, 2016

Trump’s Major Taiwan Blunder

At best, Trump has pointlessly antagonized Beijing.

Posted December 2nd, 2016

No, the U.S. Shouldn’t Play the “Taiwan Card”

It would risk a major confrontation with China over an issue that the U.S. has successfully managed for decades while gaining the U.S. nothing.

Posted January 18th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No more tweets from Tahrir Square. Kelley Vlahos reports on the abuses …

Posted October 16th, 2015

Bad Ideas for U.S. Policy in Asia

Joseph Bosco makes a number of questionable proposals about U.S. policy in …

Posted February 5th, 2014

“Special” Relationships and Security Dependents

Conor Friedersdorf reacts to the section of the Aaron David Miller article …

Posted July 26th, 2012