Noah Millman

Posts tagged “foreign policy”

How Jim Webb Should Handle the Culture War

He should run neither from it nor on it, but against it.

Posted November 20th, 2014

Libya and the Tides of History

Thinking in terms of narrative satisfaction can blind us to the reality of conditions that will actually determine the outcome

Posted November 19th, 2014

Chickens**t Nation?

The Netanyahu government accurately reflects the tenor of Israeli public opinion.

Posted November 3rd, 2014

Will My Jim Webb Man-Crush Get Another Go-Round?

Here’s hoping that the former senator will run in 2016.

Posted September 8th, 2014

Three Steps To a More Restrained Foreign Policy

How to set America on a different course.

Posted August 26th, 2014

Japan and Britain: Two Tales Of Over-Extension

I just finished reading two books I purchased at the World War …

Posted August 12th, 2014

Back To Iraq

And count me as extremely apprehensive. It seems to me, the President …

Posted August 8th, 2014

Iraq –> Libya –> Syria –> ???

Daniel Larison, on Max Boot on Libya: Boot’s criticism is mostly just …

Posted July 31st, 2014

Jus In Bello, and Ad Bellum

I have been avoiding writing about the war between Israel and Gaza …

Posted July 30th, 2014

The Stupid War

Because I haven’t had the time to write anything of my own, …

Posted July 15th, 2014

It Sucks Being A Hegemon. Trying To Stop Being One Is Also Going To Suck.

I think Andrew Sullivan misunderstands my point in my last post about …

Posted June 14th, 2014

The Illusion of Control, the Reality of Responsibility

I’ve been struggling to find something useful to say about the horrible …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Psychological Rationales For Threat Inflation

Daniel Larison is spending this morning talking about the absurd level of …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Neoconservatism’s Analytical Insights, And Their Abuses

Three things neocons could get right, and how they misuse them

Posted April 10th, 2014

Bluffs Are Dangerous In Part Because They Beg To Be Called

Just a minor point to add to Daniel Larison’s typically sensible post …

Posted March 31st, 2014

What Is A “Realistic” Response To Crimea?

Realism means not only recognizing limits, but setting them.

Posted March 26th, 2014

Storm’d At With Shot And Shell

We shouldn’t necessarily expect that Russia is working from a sophisticated master plan.

Posted March 1st, 2014