Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Isaac Chotiner”

The Fanaticism of Nuclear Deal Opponents

An agreement that prevents Iran from building nuclear weapons cannot be a threat to anyone except the warmongers that seek to use the nuclear issue as a pretext for conflict.

Posted April 16th, 2019

The Myth of Western ‘Non-Involvement’ in Syria

Just as one would expect, the more outside interventions by other governments there were the longer and bloodier the war became.

Posted March 18th, 2019

Rubio and the Failed Revival of Bushism

Sold as the candidate of the future, Rubio was determined to cling to the ideological detritus of the Bush era.

Posted March 2nd, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Driving Russia and China together. Dimitri Simes criticizes administration errors that are …

Posted June 27th, 2014

Obama, WWI, and Iraq

Isaac Chotiner objects to Obama’s strangely positive remarks on WWI while in …

Posted March 27th, 2014

Our Pointless Cuba Policy and The Meaningless Handshake

Uri Friedman reviews some of the reactions to the Obama-Castro handshake, and …

Posted December 10th, 2013

Obama’s U.N. Speech and American “Involvement” in the Near East

Isaac Chotiner noticed a recurring flaw in Obama’s U.N. speech: There are …

Posted September 26th, 2013

McCain’s Predictable Alarmism

This may have been the most revealing comment from John McCain in …

Posted August 5th, 2013