Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “The New York Times”

Opposed to Endless War? You Might Be an ‘Isolationist’

Invoking “isolationism” in the context of a debate about war authorizations is even worse than the usual error of applying the label to people that reject it.

Posted September 13th, 2017

Ending the Shameful War on Yemen

U.S. support for the war on Yemen has to be made politically toxic in this country before it will be ended.

Posted August 25th, 2017

The Horrifying, Indefensible War on Yemen

“If something’s not done soon, literally hundreds of thousands of children will die.”

Posted August 23rd, 2017

Congress Shouldn’t Pass a New AUMF for the War on ISIS

Passing a new resolution would effectively pardon and reward two presidents for waging an illegal war.

Posted March 27th, 2017

The U.S. Remains Deeply Complicit in the War on Yemen

There are undoubtedly “U.S. fingerprints” on the bombing campaign, but there is more to it than that.

Posted November 14th, 2016

Our Warped Understanding of ‘Leadership’ in Foreign Policy

Increased U.S. meddling in the Middle East is presented to the public as if it were a necessary and unavoidable course of action when it is neither.

Posted October 24th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Saudi Arabia’s senseless pursuit of war in Yemen. The Financial Times calls …

Posted October 14th, 2016

Foolish Patronage, Bad Clients, and the War on Yemen

As long as Washington is eager to keep its clients satisfied, the U.S. will find itself supporting all manner of stupid and destructive policies.

Posted October 14th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Ending endless war. Andrew Bacevich makes some suggestions for how the U.S. …

Posted August 19th, 2016

Stop U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

U.S. support for the war was always indefensible because the war was unnecessary and reckless.

Posted August 17th, 2016

The Failed Coup in Turkey Had No Popular Support

The lack of popular support for the failed coup in Turkey sets it apart from some other recent takeovers.

Posted July 18th, 2016

Clinton’s Consistently Bad Foreign Policy Judgment

Clinton can be counted on to endorse the more aggressive option available.

Posted April 21st, 2016

Ignoring the Indefensible War on Yemen

It seems incredible that such a thoroughly indefensible military campaign has generated so little outrage.

Posted April 1st, 2016

Hadi’s Propaganda and the War on Yemen

Hadi claims to speak on behalf of his country, but the reality is that he has little or no support there.

Posted March 29th, 2016

Ignoring the U.S. Role in the Shameful War on Yemen

It just isn’t true that the Obama administration has been “sharply critical” of the intervention in Yemen.

Posted January 5th, 2016

Yemen and Last Night’s Debate

Instead of being completely ignored as it usually is, Yemen was simply used as a prop.

Posted December 16th, 2015

The “Broad Coalition” and the War on ISIS

The U.S. is assuming responsibility for regional security problems while most of the governments in that part of the world do little or nothing.

Posted November 30th, 2015