Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bloomberg”

Don’t Give the Iran Hawks What They Want

To continue pushing for additional sanctions and confrontation is to bring us closer to that war that the Iran hawks disingenuously tell us they don’t want.

Posted June 15th, 2019

There Is No ‘Better’ Deal Than the JCPOA

Unless the U.S. rejoins the agreement as it is and begins honoring our side of the bargain, Iran has no reason to talk to Washington.

Posted April 24th, 2019

The Iran Obsession Is Wrecking Our Relations with Europe

The Trump administration is sacrificing good relations with major allies for the sake of throwing away a successful nonproliferation agreement.

Posted February 24th, 2019

The Silliness of Demanding a ‘New’ Deal with Iran

The deal-breakers in the White House should be offering Iran incentives to bring them to the table.

Posted February 11th, 2019

Our Sanctions Addiction

Sanctions addicts are under the mistaken impression that they can force the targeted state to change its behavior.

Posted August 21st, 2018

Europe Shouldn’t Give Up on the Nuclear Deal

There should be no illusions that a “new” or “better” deal is available.

Posted August 21st, 2018

The Absurdity of a ‘Better’ Nuclear Deal

One major flaw in all of the proposals for “improving” the nuclear deal is that no one can explain why Iran would ever accept any changes.

Posted October 16th, 2017

Condemning the Tehran Attacks

The White House finally released a statement, and it’s an embarrassment.

Posted June 7th, 2017

‘Pro-Israel’ Hawks Are No Good for the U.S. or Israel

Criticizing Israel for behavior that has contributed to its increasing isolation in the world is not an unfriendly or treacherous act.

Posted December 28th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Despite famine crisis, wheat imports into Yemen are halted. Reuters reports on …

Posted December 16th, 2016

Squandering an Opportunity for Peace in Yemen

It is incumbent on the administration to do what it can to repair the damage it has helped to cause.

Posted October 8th, 2015

The Shameful U.S. Role in the War on Yemen

The U.S. is complicit in a humanitarian disaster in Yemen.

Posted June 15th, 2015

Cuba and Rubio’s Terrible Foreign Policy Judgment

Rubio’s views on Cuba policy are driven primarily by ideology.

Posted April 15th, 2015

Obama’s Awful Decision to Resume Miltary Aid to Egypt

The administration is flouting U.S. law in the process.

Posted April 1st, 2015

NATO and “Arab NATO”

The U.S. shouldn’t have anything to do with a new Saudi-led coalition.

Posted March 31st, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Brent Scowcroft, realist Republican. Jordan Michael Smith reviews Bartholomew Sparrow’s The Strategist: …

Posted March 6th, 2015

Corker’s Iran Bill and Congressional Meddling

The Corker legislation represents misguided Congressional interference in the president’s conduct of diplomacy.

Posted March 6th, 2015