Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “The Economist”

Alliances and “Credibility” Arguments (II)

There are many things wrong with this Economist editorial, but this struck …

Posted May 1st, 2014

Confrontation Can’t Be Avoided By Actively Seeking It

The Economist wants to confront Russia now: The West has seen Russia …

Posted April 17th, 2014

The Economist and Saakashvili’s “Legacy”

The Economist‘s report on the end of Saakashvili’s tenure is typical in …

Posted October 31st, 2013

Obama and the Urge to Meddle in Foreign Conflicts

The Economist’s Lexington gets something very wrong: Mr Obama is not in …

Posted August 22nd, 2013

The Republicans’ 2016 “Bench” Is Weaker Than It Appears

The Economist considers Rick Perry’s political future. I’m not very interested in …

Posted July 11th, 2013

Persophobia at The Economist

The cover article for this week’s Economist mainly addresses Iran’s nuclear program, …

Posted June 21st, 2013

When Did Romney Ever Court “the Isolationist Right”?

Apparently, The Economist‘s editors were not paying much attention to the Republican …

Posted August 23rd, 2012

Romney, “Traditional Allies,” and NATO

The Economist offers a ridiculously generous assessment of Romney’s foreign policy: He …

Posted August 4th, 2012