Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ukraine”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why Holy Thursday matters to Christians. Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry explains. The role of …

Posted April 18th, 2014

Confrontation Can’t Be Avoided By Actively Seeking It

The Economist wants to confront Russia now: The West has seen Russia …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Realism and “Credibility”

Stephen Walt considers the reasons why many realists have usually opposed U.S. …

Posted April 17th, 2014

When Keeping Military Action “On the Table” Is Useless

Jim Arkedis wants the U.S. to keep the option of using force …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Reagan and the Ukraine Crisis

The National Review editors make a typically nonsensical claim about the Ukraine …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Throwing Weapons At The Problem

The Chicago Tribune laments that the U.S. isn’t already throwing weapons at …

Posted April 15th, 2014

Alliances and “Credibility” Arguments

Mira Rapp-Hooper criticizes the idea that Crimean annexation has damaging implications for …

Posted April 15th, 2014

Israel’s Unsurprising Response to Crimean Annexation

Ha’aretz reports that the Obama administration is annoyed that Israel puts its …

Posted April 14th, 2014

The U.S. Hasn’t “Betrayed” Ukraine

Matthew Kaminski makes an obnoxious accusation about the U.S. and Ukraine: But …

Posted April 14th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Making sense of the Cambodian genocide. George Packer reviews Thierry Cruvellier’s The …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Foreign Policy and the 2016 Election

Walter Russell Mead comments on an item about the possible role of …

Posted April 10th, 2014

Interventionism and Ignorance (II)

Charles Lane is annoyed by the survey that found that popular support …

Posted April 10th, 2014

Great Powers and the Cult of Resolve

Patrick Porter does a great job debunking the hawkish obsession with “resolve” …

Posted April 9th, 2014

The U.S. and NATO Aren’t Going To War Over Ukraine

Mario Loyola also wants the U.S. to threaten war to defend Ukraine: …

Posted April 8th, 2014

Interventionism and Ignorance

Three political scientists review some recent survey evidence on public opinion and …

Posted April 7th, 2014

Obama’s Real Foreign Policy Dilemma

Walter Russell Mead reads Leslie Gelb’s bizarre demand to make empty military …

Posted April 7th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How La Follette became an anti-imperialist. Andrew Bacevich reviews Richard Drake’s The …

Posted April 4th, 2014