Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Trevor Thrall”

The Perils of Reflexive Interventionism

It accustoms our leaders to treat the use of force often as a first option rather than as a last resort.

Posted April 19th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Pulling back now won’t absolve American involvement in Yemen. Trevor Thrall criticizes …

Posted December 30th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No one wants to talk about foreign policy at the DNC. Christopher …

Posted July 29th, 2016

Clinton’s San Diego Speech on Trump and Foreign Policy

Clinton presented herself as much more of a supporter of diplomatic engagement than she really is while obscuring her reliable support for military action.

Posted June 2nd, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Clinton’s hawk-in-waiting. Philip Giraldi reviews the record of Victoria Nuland, a likely …

Posted May 20th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Libya and the five stages of intervention. Trevor Thrall explains how the …

Posted April 22nd, 2016

The Five Stages of Interventionism

To say that there was even a stunted debate about the war on ISIS would be generous.

Posted April 18th, 2016

End U.S. Support for the Indefensible War on Yemen

The Obama administration’s support for the war is one of the most appalling U.S. policy decisions of the last forty years.

Posted February 17th, 2016

How Long Will the Public Support the War on ISIS?

Public support for military intervention is so fleeting because almost all American wars fought in the last fifty years have been unnecessary ones.

Posted September 25th, 2014