Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Gene Healy”

Presidential Wars Are Illegal Wars

Today the president assumes he can bypass Congress entirely and order unjustified attacks without even giving Congressional leaders advance notice.

Posted June 22nd, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Senators offer up unprecedented war powers to the president. Kelley Vlahos reports …

Posted April 20th, 2018

Reject the Corker-Kaine AUMF

Perhaps the only thing worse than Congress’ failure to do its job as a check on the executive is when it pretends to do that job by becoming the president’s rubber stamp.

Posted April 18th, 2018

Obama’s Legacy: War Without End

Obama’s legacy is continuing U.S. involvement in wars in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and Yemen.

Posted January 16th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The calamity in Yemen. Peter Oborne and Nawal al-Maghafi report on the …

Posted September 2nd, 2016

The ‘Council of Historical Advisers’ Is a Terrible Idea

Few things are less productive or potentially more misleading than to have historians go on an analogy hunt to influence a contemporary policy decision.

Posted September 1st, 2016

Escalating the Illegal War in Iraq and Syria

The U.S. has deepened its involvement in Syria’s civil war, and it is ludicrous for administration officials to pretend otherwise.

Posted November 2nd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Foreign policy by bumper sticker. Richard Burt and Dimitri Simes lament the …

Posted August 21st, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Has the GOP learned anything from the Iraq debacle? Gene Healy revisits …

Posted June 5th, 2015

Congress Should Reject the Authorization for the War on ISIS

Any limits in the new draft resolution are irrelevant as long as the 2001 AUMF remains in force.

Posted February 16th, 2015

The Ever-Expanding War on ISIS

Congress should refuse to sign off on the administration’s expansive war resolution.

Posted February 12th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America doesn’t need a global mission. Michael Brendan Dougherty explains why America …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Weekly Roundup

The ruins of Ani. A photo gallery of the medieval Armenian Bagratuni …

Posted January 31st, 2014

The Irrelevant SOTU

Gene Healy makes a strong case that State of the Union addresses …

Posted January 28th, 2014

No, J.F.K. Wasn’t a Conservative (II)

Gene Healy reviews Ira Stoll’s JFK: Conservative, and is appropriately withering in …

Posted November 20th, 2013

Christie Meant to Attack Libertarianism

Jonah Goldberg thinks Chris Christie meant to disparage “isolationists” rather than libertarians …

Posted August 6th, 2013

A Very Short-Lived Cheney Dynasty (II)

I’d like to agree with Gene Healy on this, but it seems …

Posted July 12th, 2013