Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jacob Heilbrunn”

U.S. Troops Are Going Back to Saudi Arabia

For a president who is supposedly “retreating” from the region and the world, Trump keeps adding to the numbers of U.S. military personnel deployed abroad much more often than he subtracts.

Posted July 20th, 2019

Venezuela and Trump’s Anti-Restraint Foreign Policy

His approach to Venezuela has been one of the clearest signs that Trump is an enemy of foreign policy restraint.

Posted January 25th, 2019

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

A Trump-Kim Meeting?

Why should we think that this latest Trump statement means anything?

Posted May 1st, 2017

The House GOP’s Stale Foreign Policy Agenda

The House GOP document is consistent with the party’s complete failure to come to grips with its major foreign policy failures over at least the last fifteen years.

Posted June 13th, 2016

The Odd Idea of a Trump-Rubio Ticket

For one thing, Rubio represents everything about the GOP that the average Trump supporter can’t stand about the party.

Posted May 12th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Sen. Murphy tells the Saudis to stop bombing civilians in Yemen. PRI …

Posted March 18th, 2016

Cruz’s Preposterous Foreign Policy Team

Cruz has proven once again that he has terrible foreign policy judgment.

Posted March 17th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Iran deal is a great success. John Glaser and Justin Logan …

Posted July 17th, 2015

GOP Opposition to the Nuclear Deal

The fact that most elected Republicans are bitterly opposed to the deal reflects very poorly on them and on the kind of foreign policy they want for the U.S.

Posted July 14th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted March 27th, 2015

Paul’s Ill-Conceived Outreach to Hard-liners

Rand Paul’s attempts to placate hard-liners in his party are useless.

Posted February 24th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Obama’s Cuba opportunity. Philip Peters made the case for a change in …

Posted December 19th, 2014

Did Hillary Clinton Win the Midterms?

Midterm repudiations of a party aren’t normally followed by the election of the same party’s nominee.

Posted November 10th, 2014

Obama’s “Empty Talk”

This is the president that escalated one war, committed the U.S. to another unnecessary conflict in Libya, and launched yet another military campaign on his own authority.

Posted October 27th, 2014

Kagan’s Ahistorical Alarmism

It takes an ideologue or a con-man (or both) to look at the modern world and conclude that we are reliving the 1930s.

Posted September 8th, 2014

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Nixon Doctrine, polycentrism, and “credibility.” Mark Safranski recounts the creation of …

Posted July 11th, 2014