Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “GCC”

The Iran Obsession and Qatar

There is nothing “clear-eyed” about allowing the Iran obsession to poison every other relationship that the U.S. has.

Posted July 9th, 2019

Christie: The U.S. Should Do Whatever Its Clients Want

Christie’s complaint is that the U.S. is not allowing the Gulf states to decide what our policies should be.

Posted May 18th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Time to stop holding Saudi Arabia’s hand. Jeremy Shapiro and Richard Sokolsky …

Posted May 15th, 2015

U.S. Clients and Their Endless Demands for “Reassurance”

The burden should be on the clients to “reassure” the U.S. that they are worth keeping.

Posted May 12th, 2015

The War on Yemen Keeps Getting Worse

The war on Yemen is about to become even more appalling.

Posted May 8th, 2015

How Client Governments Scam the U.S.

Clients that need to be continually bought off to support policies that make them more secure are not worth having.

Posted May 4th, 2015

The Administration’s Desperate Bid to “Reassure” Bad Clients

The U.S. shouldn’t be responding to its Gulf clients’ complaints by offering them increased support.

Posted May 1st, 2015

Debunking Iran’s “March of Conquest”

It makes for a good fear-mongering soundbite, but on closer scrutiny the argument falls apart.

Posted April 9th, 2015