Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Benjamin Netanyahu”

What Will Happen to the U.S.-Israel Relationship?

The lopsided U.S.-Israel relationship is going to continue because virtually no one in Congress or the White House is willing to change it.

Posted April 10th, 2019

Endorsing Illegal Annexation and the ‘Rules-Based Order’

Trump’s decision confirms in the eyes of every other state that our government only claims to care about a “rules-based order” when it can be used to target certain regimes for punishment.

Posted March 21st, 2019

Trump Puts America Last

Once again, Trump has put narrow political ambitions and the interests of a foreign government ahead of the interests of the United States.

Posted March 21st, 2019

Trump’s Terrible Golan Heights Recognition Decision

Recognizing Israeli sovereignty over land that it seized during a war the U.S. is sending a potentially very dangerous message to governments all around the world.

Posted March 21st, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Under the Boot. Lyle Jeremy Rubin writes a withering takedown of Max …

Posted February 15th, 2019

Netanyahu’s War Talk

Netanyahu seems to be trying to create the illusion of broader regional support for possible escalation against Iran in Syria and Lebanon.

Posted February 13th, 2019

Netanyahu’s ‘Nowhere Land’ Blunder

Netanyahu has made a habit of making false and overblown claims about Iran’s nuclear program for decades.

Posted October 1st, 2018

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.

Posted August 20th, 2018

Why Iran Hawks Want to Wreck the Nuclear Deal

Iran hawks hate the deal because it eliminates the nuclear issue as an excuse for ratcheting up tensions with Iran

Posted May 1st, 2018

The Trump White House’s Lies About Iran

The White House’s statement is as brazen and shameless a lie as one could tell about Iran’s nuclear program.

Posted April 30th, 2018

Don’t Fall for Netanyahu’s Propaganda

Netanyahu has every incentive to lie about the nuclear deal right now to make sure that Trump reneges on it.

Posted April 30th, 2018

Reneging on the Nuclear Deal Sabotages Diplomacy with North Korea

It shouldn’t come as a shock that reneging on a carefully negotiated, successful nonproliferation agreement would have negative consequences for arms control diplomacy with a nuclear-armed state.

Posted March 12th, 2018

Netanyahu’s Dishonesty and Delusion on the Nuclear Deal

Obviously no deal could ever satisfy Netanyahu.

Posted October 16th, 2017

The Stupidity of Netanyahu’s ‘Fix It or Nix It’ Complaint

There is no “fix” available that Iran would accept, and so insisting on “fixing” the deal is much the same as calling for abandoning it.

Posted September 20th, 2017

A Strained Trump-McMaster Relationship

If McMaster is being cut out of high-level meetings with foreign leaders this early on in Trump’s presidency, it will be impossible for him to do his job effectively

Posted May 25th, 2017

Kaine’s Poor Foreign Policy Record

Kaine backed the Saudi-led war on Yemen from the start.

Posted July 25th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Will women dodge the draft? Kelley Vlahos reports on the debate over …

Posted May 27th, 2016