Noah Millman

Posts tagged “Iran”

Why Defeating Daesh Is So Difficult

We have no real allies for military conflict, limited legitimacy for ideological combat, and any diplomatic solution is likely to prove elusive, if we even look for one.

Posted November 16th, 2015

The Sanguinary Legacy Of Partitionism

It doesn’t bode well for an independent Kurdistan.

Posted October 1st, 2015

Pay Iran To Take Syria’s Refugees?

A modestly revolutionary philanthropic proposal.

Posted September 18th, 2015

For the Iran Deal, Against the Conservation of Enemies

You don’t have to be a pollyanna to see the deal as a significant diplomatic achievement.

Posted July 23rd, 2015

Yemen, Stupid Speech and the Great Hipster Migration

My head just keeps on blogging.

Posted May 14th, 2015

How Strong Is the Realist Case For the Iran Deal?

Stephen Walt’s article gives us an opportunity to examine it.

Posted April 16th, 2015

Can a Hegemon Have a Principled Foreign Policy? Yemen Edition

Here comes another savage war of peace.

Posted April 15th, 2015

How Strong Is the Realist Case Against the Iran Deal?

Kissinger and Shultz’s op-ed give us an opportunity to examine it.

Posted April 9th, 2015

Five Thoughts On Israel’s Elections

Even a bad night for Netanyahu won’t mean radical change – but that doesn’t mean the election will be meaningless.

Posted March 16th, 2015

The GOP Senate Leadership’s Iran Letter Was No Mistake

It’s a deliberate attempt to cripple America’s ability to conduct foreign policy.

Posted March 10th, 2015

What, Me Worry?

The case for “cheerful pessimism” in foreign policy.

Posted March 2nd, 2015

The King Is Dead – Long Live the King

Our relationship with Saudi Arabia is a depreciating asset – but that doesn’t mean we should simply dump it.

Posted January 23rd, 2015

A Millman-Walt Dialogue On Foreign Policy

If President Obama couldn’t turn the aircraft carrier of American interventionism, who can?

Posted November 28th, 2014

Three Steps To a More Restrained Foreign Policy

How to set America on a different course.

Posted August 26th, 2014

Would a Nuclear Ukraine Still Hold Crimea?

Nukes can raise the stakes of domestic political turmoil, drawing outside powers in.

Posted March 4th, 2014

Who Advocates For Diplomacy?

I’m watching with growing anxiety the bipartisan march in our national legislature …

Posted January 15th, 2014

The Obama Legacy: Iran vs.

Read this account of the colossal bureaucratic stupidity that brought us the fiasco …

Posted November 24th, 2013