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About Daniel Larison
Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and is a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Dallas. Follow him on Twitter.
If there are no large Tory gains next month, the decision to call the election will go down as another unforced error by a Conservative leader.
The “Blob” strikes back. Andrew Bacevich responds to a new report from …
Iran hawks have tried to spin Obama’s regional policies as “appeasement of Iran” for years, but this was never true.
If we are going to flatter and applaud anyone, it should be our real allies and not reckless clients that implicate us in their war crimes.
If McMaster is being cut out of high-level meetings with foreign leaders this early on in Trump’s presidency, it will be impossible for him to do his job effectively
Someone as unqualified for the job as Lieberman was should never have been on the list of possible nominees in the first place.
Despite Saudi delusions to the contrary, they cannot win this war.
There is an opportunity here for the U.S. to reduce tensions with Iran if our leaders were wise enough to take it.
The U.S. has long allowed itself to be played for a sucker by its regional clients, but Trump has proven to be the biggest mark of all.
In policy terms, Trump’s visit amounted to bowing very low before the Saudi king.
It falls to Congress to try to rein in U.S. support for the atrocious war on Yemen.
The Manchester bombing is the worst terrorist attack in the U.K. since 2005.
“Reclaiming” realism means dubbing hard-line policies as realist and throwing most actual realist arguments out the window.
The Trump administration celebrates war criminals for their leadership and vision.
Starvation and the cholera epidemic in Yemen are both man-made disasters.
Trump went out of his way to identify himself and the U.S. very publicly with one of our most awful clients.
As Saudi defense minister, MBS has already failed in the biggest undertaking of his brief career.
Trump saluted the Saudis and their coalition for their “strong action” in Yemen.
Iran’s choice. Haleh Esfandiari previews Iran’s presidential election. Four things to know …
Trump and MBS are both remarkably incompetent in their respective roles.← Older posts
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