Daniel McCarthy

Posts in category “War”

How Obama Learned to Love the Bomb

Air strikes were Bill Clinton’s substitute for strategy. Must they be this president’s crutch as well?

Posted September 11th, 2014

‘Aleppo is nothing but hunger and Islam’

One of the few foreign journalists operating from rebel-controlled Syria, Francesca Borri, …

Posted November 13th, 2013

Obama, Kerry, Hagel: Why Antiwar Hopefuls Make War

Until noninterventionists get serious, missiles will be the practical politician’s tool of choice.

Posted September 12th, 2013

What Obama Proposes in Syria Didn’t Work for Reagan in Libya

Perhaps the best analogy for the “unbelievably small” airstrikes the Obama administration …

Posted September 11th, 2013

Will War on Syria Promote WMD Proliferation?

If Bashar Assad faces the choice of winding up like Saddam and …

Posted September 3rd, 2013

Obama Makes War a Teachable Moment

When I heard Saturday morning that the president was going to give …

Posted September 3rd, 2013

Bradley Manning Gets 35 Years

That’s well short of the 60 years the prosecution had asked for. …

Posted August 21st, 2013

If Woodward & Bernstein Were Heroes, Why Isn’t Manning?

The sale of the Washington Post has elicited a round of Watergate-era …

Posted August 6th, 2013

What the Left Thinks of ‘Copperhead’

Paul Buhle and Dave Wagner, authors of Radical Hollywood, review the film …

Posted July 19th, 2013

Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity—the Video

Here’s the press conference at which Daniel McAdams introduced Ron Paul’s new …

Posted April 18th, 2013

Race or War—Which Caused the ’60s Realignment?

Segregation wasn’t the only thing that made the South go Republican.

Posted April 18th, 2013

John McCain’s Counterprogramming

While Ron Paul was announcing the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and …

Posted April 17th, 2013

Ron Paul Launches a Foreign-Policy Institute

The former Texas congressman gave voice to a noninterventionist foreign policy when …

Posted April 12th, 2013

Huntsman: Our Political Culture Is a National-Security Risk

At the Reagan library, the former governor proposes trade and diplomacy in place of war.

Posted April 5th, 2013

Rand Paul’s Anti-Drone Stand Makes Him a 2016 Contender

He’s now in second place among Republican 2016 prospects, according to a …

Posted April 3rd, 2013

What Benghazi Tells Us About the GOP Brand

Robert Merry sees brighter prospects for the GOP in the near future …

Posted April 1st, 2013

How the Iraq War Realigned American Politics

Ross Douthat builds on my “GOP’s Vietnam” article and comes in for …

Posted March 24th, 2013