Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “INF Treaty”

The U.S. Needs More Arms Control

The danger in the coming years is that the limits put in place by the treaties negotiated during and after the Cold War will completely disappear.

Posted August 11th, 2019

Feigning Interest in Arms Control to Kill New START

The administration’s supposed desire for a “better” arms control treaty is just as phony as its desire for a “better” nuclear deal with Iran.

Posted July 16th, 2019

Bolton Gets Ready to Kill New START

Like all of his complaints about arms control agreements, Bolton’s criticisms of New START are made in bad faith.

Posted June 27th, 2019

Bolton the Ideologue

The result is that an ideologue answerable to no one but the president has acquired unusually great influence over the substance of major foreign policy decisions.

Posted March 5th, 2019

Bolton’s Growing Influence

The National Security Advisor is horrible at his official job of organizing and running a competent policy process, but he has been able to exploit the ensuing dysfunction to advance his own agenda.

Posted March 4th, 2019

For Bolton, Diplomatic Success Is Failure and Failure Is Success

Bolton hates every diplomatic agreement that has succeeded, and he applauds diplomatic breakdowns as successes.

Posted March 3rd, 2019

Don’t Let New START Die

Allowing New START to expire would be very dangerous and foolish, but all signs suggest that this is exactly what the administration is going to do.

Posted February 7th, 2019

Trump’s Foreign Policy and the 2019 SOTU

The president probably didn’t mean to call attention to how irrational and illegitimate his policies are, but he did.

Posted February 5th, 2019

Bolton Is Demolishing the Architecture of Arms Control

Instead of trying to preserve hard-won arms control architecture, the administration is deliberately demolishing the entire edifice after one part of it has started to erode.

Posted February 5th, 2019

Survey: Two-Thirds of Americans Want to Keep the INF Treaty

Trump’s decision to exit the treaty doesn’t have popular support.

Posted February 5th, 2019

Trump’s Failing Foreign Policy

Trump is one of the least successful foreign policy presidents of modern times.

Posted February 4th, 2019

Trump Is Killing the INF Treaty

Giving up on the INF Treaty is one of the biggest blunders that Trump has made as president, and it could prove to be one of his costliest mistakes.

Posted February 1st, 2019

Save the INF Treaty

Quitting the INF Treaty unfortunately fits the administration’s pattern of reneging on and abandoning agreements without giving any thought to the consequences of withdrawal.

Posted December 10th, 2018

Arms Control Treaties and Trump’s Disdain for Diplomacy

Quitting the INF Treaty isn’t a rational response to a manageable problem. It is the knee-jerk response of an ideologue who has been looking for an opportunity to get rid of the treaty all along.

Posted October 27th, 2018

North Korea and the INF Treaty

It isn’t possible to advance the cause of arms control in one place while delivering fatal blows to it in another.

Posted October 27th, 2018

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America can ends its complicity in the war on Yemen. Michael Hanna …

Posted October 26th, 2018

The Trump Administration’s INF Treaty Blunder

No Americans interests are served by tearing up this treaty, and by withdrawing from it the Trump administration will be throwing away one of the most advantageous treaties for the United States of the last half-century.

Posted October 23rd, 2018