Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ariane Tabatabai”

The Nuclear Deal Saboteurs Aren’t Finished Yet

Revoking the waivers certainly makes no sense for U.S. interests, as any credible arms control expert would tell you.

Posted April 23rd, 2019

Sanctions Devastate the People, But They Strengthen the Regime

The harm done to the civilian population by the “maximum pressure” campaign isn’t unexpected or unintentional. Hurting the civilian population is essential to the administration’s policy.

Posted April 3rd, 2019

Why ‘Maximum Pressure’ Doesn’t and Can’t Work

Especially when they are used to try to force radical changes to a regime’s security policies.

Posted March 6th, 2019

The Costs of Misunderstanding Iranian Foreign Policy

Far from being the self-destructive revolutionaries that Iran hawks want them to be, Iran’s leaders are interested in self-preservation above all else.

Posted February 11th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump goes rogue on Iran. Nick Wadhams reports on administration officials’ basic …

Posted September 29th, 2017

Escalating Tensions Over Kurdish Referendum

A Kurdish declaration of independence would likely trigger immediate military responses from one or more of Kurdistan’s neighbors.

Posted September 29th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Remembering the Easter Rising and the Irish War for Independence. Roy Foster …

Posted May 1st, 2015