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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.
Congressional realists could “caucus in a phone booth.” Finlay Lewis profiles eight …
The civilian population of Yemen is made to suffer all these things because of a war that the coalition can’t win.
The Saudi-led war on Yemen has been a textbook example of how foreign military intervention intensifies and prolongs a conflict and makes everyone worse off.
According to a U.N. panel, there is no evidence to support the coalition’s missile claim.
Trump either badly misunderstood the Chinese position and went public with that misunderstanding, or he misrepresented it to make it seem as if his unctuous behavior towards Xi had paid off.
Changing U.S. policy in Yemen and ending our support for the war are more critical than ever.
Trump is helping to bring discredit on conventional U.S. foreign policy through his embrace of most of it.
It is long past time that the U.S. downgraded its noxious relationship with Riyadh.
The Saudis and their allies are deliberately trying to strangle the civilian population by depriving them of essential food and medicine.
Trump’s Asia trip was unsuccessful and marred by some significant mistakes.
Many hawkish supporters of the Iraq war still won’t accept that the war was a massive blunder and terrible crime.
It is hard to think of examples where the U.S. has not given allies and clients a free pass for their destabilizing behavior.
For the ninth time in a row, the deal’s opponents have been proved completely wrong.
The cumulative effects of two and a half years of senseless war are inflicting profound suffering on millions of innocent people.
Iran hawks in Riyadh blunder into helping their regional rival despite their worst intentions.
Hodeidah is the country’s main port and the lifeline for most of the population, so keeping it closed will have terrible consequences for millions of people.
MBS’ bungling in Lebanon is just the latest reminder that the U.S. should be disentangling itself from the Saudis as quickly as possible.
Will the backlash against MBS’ purge begin in the military? Michael Horton …
Attacking North Korea over missile or nuclear weapons tests would be an unlawful act of aggression.
Confronted with the potential mass starvation of millions of people by its clients in a war that it is supporting, the U.S. is doing nothing to stop it.← Older posts
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