Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Tim Kaine”

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

The VP Debate and Syria

Both tickets apparently support U.S. escalation in Syria.

Posted October 4th, 2016

Obama’s Horrible Legacy in Yemen

Thanks to Obama’s indulgence of the Saudis, millions of Yemenis are on the brink of famine.

Posted September 26th, 2016

The VP Candidates’ Bad Foreign Policy Records

Kaine ought to be questioned about his early and eager backing for the Saudis’ unnecessary and ruinous war.

Posted September 14th, 2016

A Clinton Win Means An Expanded War in Syria

Clinton has made no secret of her support for “no-fly” and safe zones in Syria.

Posted August 16th, 2016

Kaine and the Illegal War on ISIS

Kaine has been one of the few members of Congress to challenge presidential authority to bomb ISIS targets

Posted August 8th, 2016

Kaine’s Poor Foreign Policy Record

Kaine backed the Saudi-led war on Yemen from the start.

Posted July 25th, 2016

Clinton’s VP Choices

Kaine would seem to be the best choice.

Posted June 21st, 2016

A Syria “No-Fly Zone” Is Madness, So Naturally It Has Bipartisan Support

The calls for a “no-fly zone” in Syria should be flatly rejected.

Posted October 5th, 2015

The Illegal War on ISIS After One Year

Voting on a new authorization at this very late stage would just be an affirmation by Congress of what Obama has been doing.

Posted August 10th, 2015

Israeli Spying and Our Embarrassing Congress

Sen. Kaine can’t bring himself to call spying by its proper name.

Posted March 24th, 2015

On Illegal and Unnecessary Wars

It is profoundly wrong to commit the U.S. to war without considering the merits of it, but there is something even worse.

Posted November 13th, 2014

Obama, Congress, and War Powers

It should go without saying that Congressional authorization is required for an ongoing war against ISIS.

Posted August 28th, 2014