Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Germany”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why does the U.S. support war crimes in Yemen? Paul Pillar objects …

Posted September 7th, 2018

It Is Time to End U.S. Involvement in the War on Yemen

When will the U.S. follow suit?

Posted September 4th, 2018

The Growing Costs of Reneging on the Nuclear Deal

This is what a foreign policy completely divorced from the interests of both the United States and our genuine allies looks like.

Posted September 4th, 2018

Europe Fights Back on Iran Sanctions

Our European allies regard U.S. attempts to coerce them into complying with Trump’s destructive decision to renege on the nuclear deal as an illegal and obnoxious interference in their affairs.

Posted August 28th, 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

China and Germany Reject Trump’s Threats

Trump’s Iran policy is illegitimate in the eyes of almost every other government in the world.

Posted August 8th, 2018

Trump’s Persistent Iran Delusions

Another case of Trump declaring victory when nothing has changed.

Posted July 17th, 2018

Trump Should Recall Grenell from Germany

Grenell has already poisoned the atmosphere with one of the governing coalition’s main partners and it is difficult to see how he can function effectively in Berlin after this.

Posted June 5th, 2018

The Stupidity of Trying to ‘Rewrite’ the Nuclear Deal

“Rewriting” the requirements of an agreement made in good faith is a dishonest and treacherous way to deal with other governments.

Posted April 27th, 2018

Nobody ‘Wins’ in a Trade War

Trump doesn’t accept that mutually beneficial exchanges and agreements are possible, and so he looks for ways to sabotage them.

Posted March 2nd, 2018

Trump’s Bullying of Our Allies on the Nuclear Deal Won’t Succeed

Our allies see no reason to “fix” something that isn’t broken.

Posted January 25th, 2018

Merkel and Germany’s Political Crisis

There were simply too many disagreements on policy among the would-be coalition partners to form a functioning government.

Posted November 21st, 2017

Iran Hawks Can’t Stop Lying About the Nuclear Deal

Our government is risking harm to our relations with allies by lying about the nuclear deal.

Posted October 19th, 2017

The Folly of Reneging on the Nuclear Deal

The U.S. would gain nothing from reneging on the deal.

Posted September 26th, 2017

The Pitfalls of Sanctions

Our allies understandably resent having their companies punished for the behavior of another government and reasonably object to being dictated to by Washington.

Posted July 31st, 2017

Trump’s Failure on His First First Foreign Trip

Trump returned with little to show for his time abroad and damaged a few important relationships in the process.

Posted May 30th, 2017

Merkel’s Campaign Rhetoric and U.S.-German Relations

The German public’s trust in the U.S. is quite low.

Posted May 29th, 2017