Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John Glaser”

Threat Inflation Is The Real Threat to America

It is our constant overreaching and threat inflation that are the real threats to the United States.

Posted May 16th, 2019

America’s Global Vigilantism

Who gave us the right to serve as both judge and executioner of other governments?

Posted March 15th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The amnesia of the foreign policy establishment. John Glaser notes that few …

Posted March 15th, 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

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Senators offer up unprecedented war powers to the president. Kelley Vlahos reports …

Posted April 20th, 2018

Reject the Corker-Kaine AUMF

Perhaps the only thing worse than Congress’ failure to do its job as a check on the executive is when it pretends to do that job by becoming the president’s rubber stamp.

Posted April 18th, 2018

Trump’s Susceptibility to Threat Inflation

Trump is famously ignorant and perhaps even more gullible, so it doesn’t take much to make him think that a manageable problem is an intolerable menace.

Posted February 5th, 2018

The ‘Blob’ Thrives on the Myth of ‘Retreat’

Every president presides over a very activist and hawkish foreign policy, but for many hard-liners and interventionists of different stripes it is never enough.

Posted January 18th, 2018

Why Iran Hawks (and Trump) Hate the JCPOA

Iran hawks have always judged the JCPOA against an absurdly high standard that no deal could ever meet.

Posted September 20th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Britain didn’t fight WWII, the British Empire did. William Dalrymple reviews Yasmin …

Posted July 28th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The “Blob” strikes back. Andrew Bacevich responds to a new report from …

Posted May 26th, 2017

Bowing Before the Saudis

In policy terms, Trump’s visit amounted to bowing very low before the Saudi king.

Posted May 24th, 2017

The Cult of U.S. ‘Leadership’

After more than a decade of one costly failure after another, how can anyone still imagine that relying on U.S. “leadership” is the right answer for them or for us?

Posted January 5th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The election that killed foreign policy. Paul Pillar remarks on the damage …

Posted October 21st, 2016

End U.S. Support for the Indefensible War on Yemen

The Obama administration’s support for the war is one of the most appalling U.S. policy decisions of the last forty years.

Posted February 17th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted July 17th, 2015

The Deal with Iran Is a Serious Blow to Threat Inflation

The Iran hawks’ case for preventive war becomes even weaker than it already was.

Posted July 15th, 2015