Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Joe Biden”

Biden’s Ho-Hum Foreign Policy Speech

It should be possible to attack Trump on his record without whitewashing all of pre-2016 U.S. foreign policy as Biden did.

Posted July 11th, 2019

Neglecting Foreign Policy in the Presidential Debates

The failure to ask presidential candidates more questions about foreign policy may help to account for why one administration after another makes so many terrible errors.

Posted June 28th, 2019

Secretary Biden? Don’t Bet on It

There are other likely choices that would be a better fit with Clinton and would be even more likely to share her foreign policy priorities.

Posted October 31st, 2016

Biden and Democratic Foreign Policy

It’s too bad that Biden’s skeptical arguments didn’t win out more often in the administration’s internal debates.

Posted October 21st, 2015

A Biden Candidacy and Foreign Policy

Biden’s overall foreign policy record for the last twenty years isn’t that much better than Clinton’s.

Posted September 30th, 2015

The 2016 Republicans’ Foreign Policy Experience, Or Lack Thereof

The current Republican field is filled with candidates that don’t have much foreign policy experience at all.

Posted September 23rd, 2015

Biden’s Gaffe and Obama’s “Broad Coalition”

There was a time not that long ago when Biden was boasting of the role that the Turks, Saudis, and others played in supporting anti-Assad forces.

Posted October 7th, 2014

Biden and Foreign Policy Restraint

Peter Beinart makes a very questionable claim: Among today’s Democratic foreign-policy elite, …

Posted May 12th, 2014

Did Last Night’s Debate Change Anything?

Despite what appeared to be a fairly lopsided debate in favor of …

Posted October 12th, 2012

Biden vs. Ryan

The Republican candidate was most obviously outmatched on foreign policy.

Posted October 11th, 2012

Do Vice Presidential Debates Matter?

The short answer is that they don’t matter much at all in …

Posted October 11th, 2012

Ryan Isn’t “Fluent” on Foreign Policy

Ramesh Ponnuru previews the vice presidential debate, and gets something important wrong: …

Posted October 9th, 2012