Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bernie Sanders”

Misunderstanding the ‘Restraint Coalition’

The differences Brands identifies may apply to generic Democrats and Republicans, but they don’t describe us very well at all.

Posted August 6th, 2019

Misrepresenting and Misunderstanding Restraint

Sanders, Warren, and the Quincy Institute are all proposing a necessary, overdue correction to the outrageous and destructive imbalance in our foreign policy.

Posted July 25th, 2019

The House Rejects Arms Sales and Rebukes Trump’s Bogus ‘Emergency’

A majority of both chambers has stated that they oppose these arms sales and the phony “emergency” that Trump and Pompeo made up to circumvent Congress.

Posted July 18th, 2019

Stop Enabling the Destruction of Yemen

Supporting the war it makes our government complicit in thousands of war crimes committed against innocent Yemenis.

Posted July 2nd, 2019

Yes, There Are Endless Wars, and They Need to End

Hawks are trying to change the meaning of the word war so that it can’t apply to any of the ongoing wars that the U.S. is fighting and supporting.

Posted July 2nd, 2019

Neglecting Foreign Policy in the Presidential Debates

The failure to ask presidential candidates more questions about foreign policy may help to account for why one administration after another makes so many terrible errors.

Posted June 28th, 2019

Foreign Policy Myths and the 2020 Election

It is too bad that so many analysts and pundits are wasting time complaining about the candidates’ imaginary neglect of the issues when it seems that they are the ones neglecting what the candidates are saying and doing.

Posted May 11th, 2019

The Weird Conventional Wisdom About the 2020 Democratic Candidates and Foreign Policy

The conventional wisdom that Democratic candidates aren’t saying anything interesting about foreign policy is just wrong.

Posted May 8th, 2019

Are the 2020 Democratic Candidates Ignoring Foreign Policy?

It isn’t true that none of them has focused on foreign policy as an important difference with the incumbent.

Posted May 7th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Radhya Almutawakel. Bernie Sanders profiles the Yemeni human rights activist and co-founder …

Posted April 19th, 2019

The Shameful Yemen Veto and Trump’s Foreign Policy

His Yemen veto shows that he will do everything he can to keep an unjust and horrific war going for as long as possible when it is within his power to end U.S. involvement.

Posted April 18th, 2019

Rebalancing U.S. Relations with the Saudis and Iran

U.S. and Saudi interests have increasingly diverged from each other, and the U.S. and Iran have more interests in common than either government wishes to acknowledge.

Posted April 13th, 2019

The 2020 Democratic Field and the Nuclear Deal

Rejoining the nuclear deal is the right thing for the U.S. to do.

Posted March 19th, 2019

The 2020 Democratic Field and Foreign Policy

Friedman definitely missed a lot.

Posted March 13th, 2019

The Senate Passes Antiwar Yemen Resolution (S.J.Res. 7)

The Senate has once again delivered an historic rebuke to presidential overreach and an indefensible policy in Yemen.

Posted March 13th, 2019

The Senate Votes on Antiwar Yemen Resolution Tomorrow

Voting to end U.S. involvement in the war is only the first step in bringing peace to Yemen, but it is essential and long overdue.

Posted March 12th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America: “indispensable nation” no more. Andrew Bacevich looks back at the hubris …

Posted February 22nd, 2019