Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Matt Duss”

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

Rubio and the “Martyr-State” Myth

Rubio uncritically repeats one of the most ridiculous myths about Iran.

Posted January 21st, 2015

Clinton and the Neoconservatives (II)

Michael Tomasky argues that Clinton isn’t a “neocon,” which is true enough, …

Posted August 13th, 2014

Threats and Responses

Here is the C-SPAN video of our panel from Tuesday’s conference. Advertisement

Posted June 18th, 2014

The New Internationalism

Stephen Walt recently criticized the upcoming foreign policy think tank annual conferences …

Posted June 12th, 2014

Why the “Martyr-State” Myth Survives

Greg Scoblete comments on Cantor’s use of the “martyr-state” myth that Iran …

Posted February 19th, 2014

Derailing Diplomacy With Iran Makes War More Likely

Mark Wallace and David Ibsen are annoyed that Iran hawks are being …

Posted January 20th, 2014

The “Martyr-State” Myth and the “Consensus” on Iran That Never Was

Norman Podhoretz must not have a very good memory: Not too many …

Posted December 12th, 2013

Why Iran Hawks Confuse Pre-emption and Prevention

John Judis stresses that an attack on Iran would be a preventive …

Posted June 28th, 2013

The Cult of “Resolve” and Iran

Matt Duss warns against the dangerous appeal of Iran hawks’ simplistic arguments: …

Posted May 21st, 2013

Iran Still Isn’t a Martyr-State

Jonathan Adelman manages to cram almost every lazy, bogus claim about the …

Posted April 8th, 2013

The Continuing Folly of Lindsey Graham

Matt Duss comments on the folly of Graham’s efforts to endorse an …

Posted March 7th, 2013

Senate Republicans Squandered a Big Opportunity Yesterday to Help Their Party

Matt Duss reviews yesterday’s spectacle and makes a good observation: Any hopes …

Posted February 1st, 2013