Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Venezuela”

Rubio Was Never a “Moderate” on Foreign Policy

The idea that Rubio was ever a “moderate” on foreign policy is simply wrong.

Posted May 12th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The importance of the Iran agreement. Paul Pillar identifies four aspects of …

Posted April 10th, 2015

Obama’s Venezuela Blunder

U.S. meddling in another country’s affairs backfires again.

Posted March 26th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The dangers of not reaching a deal with Iran. Gary Sick describes …

Posted March 13th, 2015

The Stupidity of Sanctions, Venezuela Edition

The U.S. shouldn’t be interfering at all, but it certainly shouldn’t be taking actions that put the local political opposition in greater difficulty.

Posted March 12th, 2015

Santorum’s Terrible Foreign Policy Record and Hopeless Campaign

Very few recent members of the Senate have been wrong more often on so many foreign policy issues in such a short period of time as Santorum.

Posted November 17th, 2014

The Futility of Sanctions, Venezuelan Edition

The Miami Herald‘s editorial in favor of sanctions on Venezuela concludes with …

Posted May 15th, 2014

Thoughtless Rhetoric and Foreign Protests

Peggy Noonan is thrilled by Marco Rubio’s indignation: America should not stand …

Posted February 26th, 2014

Weekly Roundup

Egypt’s new dictator. Gregg Carlstrom profiles Abdel Fatah el-Sisi. Germany considers how …

Posted February 21st, 2014

The GOP Should Rid Itself of Santorum’s “Strong” Foreign Policy

George Will feels compelled to talk to Rick Santorum: With disarmingly cheerful …

Posted October 26th, 2013

The Craziest Idea for NATO Expansion Yet

Carlos Alberto Montaner takes zeal for NATO expansion to new, absurd lengths: …

Posted June 13th, 2013

The Dangers of Personalizing Foreign Policy

Nikolas Gvosdev discusses possible changes in U.S.-Venezuela relations in the wake of …

Posted March 8th, 2013

U.S.-Venezuela Relations After Chavez

Dan Drezner speculates that post-Chavez Venezuela is likely to continue Chavez’s foreign …

Posted March 7th, 2013

Marco Rubio and the GOP’s “Credible Alternative” on Foreign Policy

Max Boot does his best to separate Republican hawks from Romney’s defeat: …

Posted November 8th, 2012

The Candidate of “Omni-Directional Belligerence”

It’s no surprise that I second Dan McCarthy’s assessment of Romney’s VMI …

Posted October 8th, 2012

The “Authoritarian Axis” That Still Doesn’t Exist

William Martel will not let his thoroughly unpersuasive “authoritarian axis” argument die. …

Posted August 27th, 2012

Romney’s VFW Speech

I listened to Romney’s VFW speech this afternoon. It was mostly a …

Posted July 24th, 2012