Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Condoleeza Rice”

‘Cooking’ and Ignoring Intelligence on Iran

it is telling that Trump is now regurgitating the pro-war dead-ender narrative that “faulty intelligence” was to blame for the Iraq war.

Posted February 3rd, 2019

How Trump Chose Tillerson

Tillerson seems to be preferable to the other candidates, but it is worth remembering that he was chosen almost by chance.

Posted December 14th, 2016

Condi Rice 2016: The Most Ridiculous Trial Balloon Ever

It’s as if her supporters went looking for a candidate unacceptable to almost every constituency in America.

Posted March 11th, 2016

The “Emboldening” Fantasy

Condoleeza Rice rehearses some boilerplate rhetoric: These global developments have not happened …

Posted March 10th, 2014

Rice and Power

Susan Rice has been named as the president’s next national security adviser. …

Posted June 5th, 2013

The Libyan War and Realism

Noah Millman continues the discussion on Obama and realism: To start, allow …

Posted January 24th, 2013

Condi Rice and Interventionist Remedies That Cure Nothing

Condoleeza Rice misses something important: Karl Marx once called on workers of …

Posted November 26th, 2012

Giving Credit Where It Isn’t Due

I agree wholeheartedly with Rod that Rush Limbaugh’s analysis is not worth …

Posted November 8th, 2012

The Weird Admiration for Condi Rice

I don’t understand this Jacob Heilbrunn post: Steely and disciplined, relentless and …

Posted August 30th, 2012

Three Dangerous Speeches by McCain, Rice, and Ryan

The three main speeches tonight by McCain, Rice, and Ryan addressed foreign …

Posted August 29th, 2012

The Realist Scare

Noah Millman continues the discussion on hawkish “panic” and Robert Zoellick: Now, …

Posted August 9th, 2012

Rice, Syria, and U.S.-Russian Relations

Stephen Walt isn’t inspired by Condi Rice’s recent Financial Times op-ed. No …

Posted July 28th, 2012

The Strange Political Ineptitude of the Romney Campaign

Jason Riley notes that the Rice-for-VP distraction didn’t work very well as …

Posted July 16th, 2012

Connections to the Bush Era

Jonathan Bernstein makes an interesting point in his comment on the Rice-for-VP …

Posted July 13th, 2012

Rice and U.S.-Russian Relations

Noah Rothman disagrees with Erick Erickson that Rice bears some direct responsibility …

Posted July 13th, 2012

Noonan’s “Brilliant Choice”: The Absurdity of Condi Rice as the VP Nominee

Peggy Noonan talks to “businesspeople” who are very easily impressed: But the …

Posted July 13th, 2012

Rice Is Still a Uniquely Poor VP Choice

Yesterday, Ann Romney said that a woman was being considered for VP …

Posted July 6th, 2012