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

Biden the Faltering Front-runner

To be a front-runner, it helps if a candidate is actually out in front.
Daniel Larison November 21, 2019

The Desolation of Yemen

Millions of people are starving thanks to policies supported by our government, and the man-made famine that is unfolding barely registers here.
Daniel Larison November 21, 2019

Foreign Policy in the Fifth Democratic Debate

There was more discussion of foreign policy at tonight's Democratic presidential debate than there has been all year.
Daniel Larison November 20, 2019

Killing New START Is Crazy

Feigning concern about a much smaller Chinese arsenal while letting the major treaty that limits Russia's arsenal lapse is unfathomably dumb.
Daniel Larison November 20, 2019

The Costs of Forever War: 335,000 Dead Civilians and $6.4 Trillion

A full reckoning of the costs of our wars has to include the hundreds of thousands dead, millions displaced, and the wreckage of multiple countries.
Daniel Larison November 20, 2019

Illegal Settlements and the Subversion of International Law

The U.S. has a bad habit of carving out exceptions for its clients and for itself when it comes to international law.
Daniel Larison November 20, 2019

Pompeo’s Sketchy Shadow Senate Campaign

Pompeo has been abusing his position and he seems to be running afoul of a law that was written to prevent officeholders from exploiting their positions for personal and political advantage.
Daniel Larison November 19, 2019

We Don’t Need Teddy Roosevelt’s Foreign Policy

No one should be sorry that Teddy Roosevelt wasn't directing U.S. foreign policy after WWI.
Daniel Larison November 19, 2019