Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Gulf War”

George H.W. Bush, R.I.P.

Bush got many of the big foreign policy questions right during his presidency, but he also made some important mistakes.

Posted December 1st, 2018

Threat Inflation and Short Memories

Previous decades have had as many or more “upheavals and crises” as we have today.

Posted September 22nd, 2016

Entangling and Enabling Alliances

Allies and clients sometimes drag the U.S. into conflicts that our government wouldn’t otherwise join.

Posted August 4th, 2015

A Quarter-Century of Interventions

The U.S. has bombed and/or invaded another country at least once every year for the past twenty-one years straight.

Posted May 27th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The secret casualties of Iraq’s chemical weapons. C.J. Chivers reports on the …

Posted October 17th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted July 4th, 2014

Why It’s a Waste of Time To Listen to Iraq War Hawks

Having learned absolutely nothing from their failure, they have nothing to teach.

Posted June 18th, 2014

The Foreign Policy Generation Gap

Stephen Peter Rosen wants to convince younger Americans that interventionism isn’t so …

Posted March 31st, 2014

The “Fast” Interventions of the ’90s Weren’t All That Fast

Jonathan Chait’s explanation for why he supported the Iraq war isn’t very …

Posted March 24th, 2013