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.

author archive

Pompeo’s War on the Truth

Pompeo's public statements are so outrageously false that they make the propaganda in Orwell's Oceania seem mild by comparison.
Daniel Larison December 2, 2019

The Terrible Legacy of the War on Yemen

Military intervention usually makes the conditions in the affected country worse, and the war on Yemen has done just that.
Daniel Larison December 2, 2019

Pompeo Doesn’t Know the Meaning of Restraint

Incredibly, Pompeo cites the administration's policy in Venezuela as a chief example of what he means by restraint.
Daniel Larison December 2, 2019

A Missed Opportunity with North Korea

Trump's actual North Korea policy remains maddeningly conventional in both its ends and means.
Daniel Larison December 1, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Disgraceful pardons: dishonoring our honorable. Pauline Shanks Kaurin and Bradley Strawser explain why the president’s interventions in the cases…
Daniel Larison November 29, 2019

The Coming Crisis with North Korea

The Trump administration is offering nothing while demanding everything, and as a result they are going to get a North Korea crisis in the new year.
Daniel Larison November 29, 2019

A Terrorist Designation for Cartels Is a Bad Idea

Designating drug cartels as terrorists is both unnecessary and potentially quite dangerous.
Daniel Larison November 27, 2019

Sanctions Take Entire Nations Hostage

Our policies take whole nations hostage, and it is that very hostage-taking that encourages determined resistance to our government's demands.
Daniel Larison November 26, 2019