Author Archives: Daniel Larison

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.

The Lies Nuclear Deal Opponents Tell

No one seriously interested in preventing nuclear proliferation would want to scrap a major nonproliferation agreement, but that is what Trump did on Bolton’s advice and with Netanyahu’s enthusiastic support.

The Massacre of the Innocents in Yemen

The attack killed more than 50 civilians, including 40 children, and injured another 79 people.

Bolton’s North Korea Lies

Bolton is setting absurd expectations based on his misrepresentations of what happened at previous meetings.

Trump’s Regime Change Policy for Iran

The administration’s demands for Iran are preposterous, and in their maximalism they betray the administration’s real goal to be regime change.

End the War on Yemen

U.S. involvement must end at once, but beyond that it is crucial that the U.S. never enable another senseless war like this again.

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America’s Gulf “allies” are making the world a more dangerous place. Kate …

Trump’s ‘Iran Action Group’

The creation of the Iran Action Group formalizes an Iran policy that inflicts cruel collective punishment on the Iranian people while pretending to care about their welfare

The U.S. Is Aiding and Abetting Saudi Atrocities in Yemen

When the U.S. and U.N. allow the Saudi coalition to investigate their own crimes, they are aiding the Saudis and their allies in covering up massacres.

The War on Yemen’s Horrible Consequences

It is horrifying that it takes the massacre of over three dozen small boys to force our media and our government to pay close attention to what U.S. policy has been making possible for more than three years.

The War on Yemen and Everything That’s Wrong with U.S. Foreign Policy

Our government’s support for the war on Yemen exemplifies all of what is worst in U.S. foreign policy.

U.S. ‘Disengagement’ from the Middle East Is a Myth

Foreign policy pundits have been bemoaning American “retreat” from the region for at least the last decade, and yet the U.S. is still ensnared in unnecessary foreign conflicts in Syria and Yemen with no apparent end in sight.

Trump Ignores Congress’ Yemen Conditions

The president’s signing statement confirms that the administration has no intention of paying attention to Congress’ conditions.

The U.S. Enables and Indulges Saudi War Crimes

As long as U.S. support for the war on Yemen continues, there are sure to be more senseless killings of civilians like the one we saw last week.

Our Despicable, Indefensible Policy in Yemen

As long as the U.S. enables Saudi coalition crimes and then shields them from scrutiny, our government is implicated in both the crime and the cover-up.

The Perils of Trump’s Iran Obsession

Obsessing over a non-existent Iranian threat to U.S. interests obviously has nothing to do with American security.

The U.S. Is Deeply Complicit in Saudi Coalition Crimes in Yemen

U.S. support for the Saudi coalition is essential to their war effort, and that makes our government deeply complicit in what the coalition does in Yemen.

The Costs of Reneging on the Nuclear Deal

It isn’t possible to trash one of the most significant diplomatic agreements of the last several decades and then get the other parties that you just betrayed to come back to the table.

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

“Support Iranian voices” does not mean what you think it means. Shervin …

The Pathetic U.S. Response to the Latest Saudi Massacre

There is no point in calling for an inquiry by the perpetrators of the crime.

The Aftermath of the Latest Saudi Coalition Massacre

How many more Yemeni schoolchildren will the Saudi coalition have to blow up before Congress acts to put a stop to U.S. support for these atrocities?

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