Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Hizbullah”

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

Game of Thrones Is Not a Foreign Policy Manual

Allying with the Syrian regime isn’t a smart policy even when judged by thoroughly amoral standards.

Posted September 23rd, 2014

Making Iran An Offer It Will Easily Refuse

Michael Singh proposes a nuclear deal with Iran that Iran will automatically …

Posted October 21st, 2013

Congress Should Reject an Attack on Syria

Five reasons why it would be unwise and indeed wrong for the U.S. to intervene.

Posted August 31st, 2013

Persophobia at The Economist

The cover article for this week’s Economist mainly addresses Iran’s nuclear program, …

Posted June 21st, 2013

A Syria Policy Designed to Satisfy No One

The decision to arm Syrian rebels is ostensibly a response to evidence …

Posted June 14th, 2013

The Terrible “Score Settling” Argument for Intervention in Syria

This line from Max Boot sums up how irrational the position of …

Posted June 11th, 2013

Syria and “Losing the Middle East”

Thomas Donnelly writes about the Syrian regime’s capture of the town of …

Posted June 9th, 2013

Syria and the “Reset”

Charles Krauthammer links his awful Syria commentary with some more uninformed “reset”-bashing: …

Posted June 7th, 2013

The U.S. Has Nothing to “Lose” in Syria

Elliott Abrams imagines what Assad’s patrons are telling themselves about the conflict …

Posted May 29th, 2013

Syrian Opposition Leader Calls on the U.S. to Bomb Lebanon

The Syrian opposition’s demands are becoming less and less realistic: “What we …

Posted May 28th, 2013

U.S. Intervention in Syria Will Create More Regional Instability, Not Less

Gen. Keane and Danielle Pletka imagine worst-case scenarios for Syria without U.S. …

Posted May 23rd, 2013