Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Corker-Cardin”

Trump’s Weird Attacks on Corker Continue

If it had been up to Corker, there would have been no nuclear deal.

Posted October 10th, 2017

Trump’s Attack on Corker

Trump has picked a fight with someone on his own side for no particular reason and committed another gratuitous act of self-sabotage.

Posted October 8th, 2017

Corker Announces His Retirement

Corker distinguished himself in a bad way by being remarkably supportive of the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

Posted September 26th, 2017

The Nuclear Deal Saboteurs Are Back

Tillerson should ignore the senators’ letter.

Posted July 12th, 2017

The House’s Feeble Protest Votes on the Nuclear Deal

The entire Congressional GOP has expressed its loathing for the results of successful American diplomacy.

Posted September 11th, 2015

The Iran Deal Saboteurs Sabotage Themselves

Nothing would better demonstrate how irrelevant Congress has made itself in this process than a self-inflicted failure by the House majority to hold a vote.

Posted September 9th, 2015

Putting an End to Congress’ Meddling on the Nuclear Deal

Congress’ involvement with the nuclear deal has been wholly negative.

Posted September 8th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and Congress’ Meddling

Congress didn’t need to insert itself into this process.

Posted August 26th, 2015

The U.N. Vote and the So-Called “End Run” Around Congress

This does not have the makings of a “constitutional crisis.”

Posted July 20th, 2015

Corker and Congress’ Clumsy Meddling on Iran

Iran hawks in Congress have interfered enough to strengthen the hand of Iran’s negotiators in the final stages of the talks.

Posted July 6th, 2015

Iran Hawks Still Want to Sabotage a Nuclear Deal

Corker’s own legislation has made it more likely that Obama will agree to terms that are even less satisfactory to hawkish critics

Posted June 29th, 2015

Cotton and Rubio’s Own Goal

Iran hawks seem to specialize in using the most counterproductive and ham-fisted tactics.

Posted May 5th, 2015

The Many False Assumptions of Iran Hawks

A deal with Iran is the best opportunity to restrict Iran’s nuclear program before international support for sanctions evaporates.

Posted May 1st, 2015

Rubio and His Irrelevant Corker-Cardin Amendments

It will be very easy for other senators to explain that Rubio’s amendments are designed to sabotage diplomacy with Iran.

Posted April 29th, 2015

The Iran Hawks’ All-or-Nothing Mentality

Because Corker-Cardin doesn’t give Iran hawks everything they want, most of them seem eager to accept nothing.

Posted April 27th, 2015

The Continuing Cluelessness of Hard-liners

If they can tack on their amendments, the Iran hawks will be making it easier for Obama to veto Corker-Cardin.

Posted April 27th, 2015

The Corker-Cardin Iran Bill

The “compromise” bill is better than the original version, it is still unwarranted meddling that could make the negotiations more difficult.

Posted April 20th, 2015