Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “The Washington Post”

The Post Gives the Saudi Ambassador a Free Pass

A frustrating example of how little scrutiny and criticism the Saudis tend to face in Western media.

Posted August 7th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Is expanding the U.S. military presence in Syria legal? Sharmine Narwani explains …

Posted August 4th, 2017

The Atrocious War on Yemen and Our Reckless Gulf Clients

As we can see from their senseless war on Yemen, they actively work to make the region less secure than it was before.

Posted January 9th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Ceaseless war puts Yemen on the brink of famine. The AP reports …

Posted January 6th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Military-industrial election. Kelley Vlahos reports on the campaign spending of military contractors. …

Posted July 8th, 2016

The Post’s ‘Antidote’ for a Democratic Election

It is telling that the Post thinks that there needs to be an “antidote” to a democratic decision by the citizens of a close ally.

Posted June 27th, 2016

Kasich’s Foreign Policy Recklessness on Display

Kasich has given no thought to the possible negative consequences of the Ukraine policy he endorses, and he doesn’t want to think about them.

Posted April 20th, 2016

Non-Interventionists Don’t Want an ‘Aggressive U.S. Posture in the World’

If Trump favors an “aggressive U.S. posture in the world,” it is safe to say that he doesn’t want have any kind of non-interventionist approach to the world.

Posted March 21st, 2016

Judging Cuba Normalization by an Unfair Standard

Normal relations with one of our closest neighbors should exist as a matter of course.

Posted February 1st, 2016

The Ongoing Failure of the Nuclear Deal’s Opponents

If deal opponents believe they have found a winning legal argument against the deal, they are going to be sorely disappointed.

Posted September 14th, 2015

Why Authorizing the War on ISIS Is a Mistake

It would be a serious mistake to pass a resolution authorizing a war that has already been going on illegally for more than a year.

Posted September 8th, 2015

Yemen Is Dying of Thirst

These are the horrific consequences of ill-conceived and reckless military intervention.

Posted July 23rd, 2015

Public Opinion and the Deal with Iran

Roughly two-fifths of Republicans across the country back the agreement.

Posted July 21st, 2015

Iran Hawks and the Nuclear Deal

Hawks have been working hard at trying to wreck the best chance of limiting Iran’s nuclear program.

Posted July 14th, 2015

The U.S. Discovers That There Is No “Moderate” Syrian Opposition

The last thing that the administration should do is listen to the advice of hawks that have been seeking deeper U.S. involvement in Syria for years.

Posted July 8th, 2015

Obama and the War on ISIS

The mismatch between words and policies has been a long-running problem for the administration.

Posted June 15th, 2015

The U.S.-U.K. Relationship and the General Election

The U.S. has done great harm to the relationship with Britain by abusing it for most of the last fifteen years.

Posted May 6th, 2015