Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ishaan Tharoor”

The Stalemate in Venezuela

After three months of deadlock, Venezuela’s crisis appears to be no closer to resolution than it was in January.

Posted May 1st, 2019

The Shameful Yemen Veto and Trump’s Foreign Policy

His Yemen veto shows that he will do everything he can to keep an unjust and horrific war going for as long as possible when it is within his power to end U.S. involvement.

Posted April 18th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Under the Boot. Lyle Jeremy Rubin writes a withering takedown of Max …

Posted February 15th, 2019

The Growing Costs of the Iran Obsession

Our allies are determined to press ahead with this initiative not only because they want to protect the nuclear deal from U.S. sabotage, but also because they see it as a means of asserting their own independence in foreign policy.

Posted February 1st, 2019

Trump’s Embarrassing Saudi Visit

Trump went out of his way to identify himself and the U.S. very publicly with one of our most awful clients.

Posted May 22nd, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The duty of General McMaster. Andrew Bacevich comments on McMaster’s appointment. Does …

Posted February 24th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

U.S. support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen makes us all less …

Posted April 15th, 2016

Iran Hawks vs. the Iranian People (II)

Iran hawks would prefer to tear up the deal and subject Iranians to greater deprivation.

Posted August 26th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How not to write about Iran. Ishaan Tharoor offers a guide in …

Posted July 3rd, 2015

Getting Iran Wrong

Hawks have every incentive to try to use Iran’s ancient history and crude stereotypes about Iranians for the purpose of threat inflation and sowing distrust.

Posted July 2nd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Time to stop holding Saudi Arabia’s hand. Jeremy Shapiro and Richard Sokolsky …

Posted May 15th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The importance of the Iran agreement. Paul Pillar identifies four aspects of …

Posted April 10th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Our unrealistic foreign policy. Christopher Preble asks why the public should be …

Posted March 27th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Brent Scowcroft, realist Republican. Jordan Michael Smith reviews Bartholomew Sparrow’s The Strategist: …

Posted March 6th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

COIN is a proven failure. Lt. Col. Daniel Davis describes the failure …

Posted December 5th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The truth about the wars. Daniel Bolger reflects on the wars in …

Posted November 14th, 2014

Why We Shouldn’t Call Hong Kong Protests a Revolution

It makes the mistake of feeding the paranoia and alarmism of the regime that the protesters are facing.

Posted October 6th, 2014