Daniel Larison

Senior Editor

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, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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Pardons for War Criminals

Pardoning a few war criminals today helps pave the way for the commission of even more war crimes in the years to come.
Daniel Larison November 16, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How best to thank a veteran? Avoid more unjust wars. Steven Katz calls on Americans to reject unnecessary and…
Daniel Larison November 15, 2019

Trump’s Contemptible Attack on Marie Yovanovitch

The president's public and personal attack on a member of the Foreign Service is contemptible and unprecedented.
Daniel Larison November 15, 2019

Graham Cravenly Blocks the Armenian Genocide Resolution

The only people trying to rewrite history are the ones that don't want to recognize the atrocity for what it was.
Daniel Larison November 14, 2019

Hook’s Outrageous Mistreatment of Sahar Nowrouzzadeh

It would be bad enough to target a career civil servant for political reasons, but to use her ethnicity to question her loyalty to the country is an especially despicable and ugly tactic.
Daniel Larison November 14, 2019

Adjunctification and the Threat to Higher Education

This is a systemic problem that affects the practices of colleges and universities throughout the country regardless of their curriculum or methods.
Daniel Larison November 13, 2019

The Plunder Doctrine and Our Two-Headed Syria Policy

No matter who wins the struggle inside the Trump administration on Syria policy, the U.S. loses.
Daniel Larison November 13, 2019

The U.S. Can and Should ‘Escape’ from the Middle East

The U.S. is like a prisoner sitting in a cell of his own making, and he has convinced himself that he cannot leave even though he is not bound and there is no door to the cell.
Daniel Larison November 13, 2019