Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ukraine”

Don’t Arm Ukraine

Debunking a thoroughly crazy idea.

Posted September 1st, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The case for restraint. William Ruger reviews Barry Posen’s Restraint for the …

Posted August 29th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

A portrait of an imperialist. Geoffrey Wheatcroft reviews Lawrence James’ Churchill and …

Posted August 22nd, 2014

The “Credibility” Scam

Benjamin Friedman does a fine job of dismantling the “credibility” argument: Historical …

Posted August 11th, 2014

The Folly of Taking Sides in Foreign Conflicts

Joe Lieberman wants us to know that he’s still all for getting …

Posted August 1st, 2014

Americans Don’t Want the U.S. To Take Sides in Foreign Conflicts

There were some interesting YouGov findings on American public opinion and foreign …

Posted July 28th, 2014

“Real” Presidents and Demands for “Leadership”

Krauthammer makes a typically ridiculous but revealing argument: A real U.S. president …

Posted July 24th, 2014

Why Republicans Still Haven’t Regained the Public’s Trust on Foreign Policy

Matt Yglesias comments on a new Politico poll: By a margin of …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Grassroots Republicans and Foreign Policy Reform

Jim Antle considers the prospects for Republican foreign policy reform. He writes …

Posted July 21st, 2014

The MH17 Disaster

Last Thursday’s downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was an inexcusable crime. …

Posted July 20th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Nixon Doctrine, polycentrism, and “credibility.” Mark Safranski recounts the creation of …

Posted July 11th, 2014

The Dangers of Obsessing Over “Credibility”

There was a recent exchange on Twitter about the importance of “credibility” …

Posted July 8th, 2014

How Obama Sets Himself Up To Fail in Foreign Policy (II)

Dan Drezner tries to make sense of Obama’s polling numbers on foreign …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Allies and Obligations

Kori Schake ends a post about D-Day with a very strange conclusion: …

Posted June 6th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

When intellectuals go to war. Corey Robin remarks on some of the …

Posted May 30th, 2014

Another Terrible Hawkish Idea On Ukraine

Andrew Langer proposes the absurd option of putting U.S. forces in Ukraine: …

Posted May 14th, 2014

Attacking Syria Wouldn’t Have Changed Anything In Ukraine

John Vinocur repeats a very tired argument: French President François Hollande, in …

Posted May 13th, 2014