Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Micah Zenko”

The War on Yemen and Everything That’s Wrong with U.S. Foreign Policy

Our government’s support for the war on Yemen exemplifies all of what is worst in U.S. foreign policy.

Posted August 15th, 2018

The U.S. Is Deeply Complicit in Saudi Coalition Crimes in Yemen

U.S. support for the Saudi coalition is essential to their war effort, and that makes our government deeply complicit in what the coalition does in Yemen.

Posted August 13th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s nuke plan raising alarms among military brass. Mark Perry reports on …

Posted February 2nd, 2018

Predicting the Future of U.S. Wars

Zenko’s predictions are likely to be borne out by events because these things have happened many times before and are still happening now.

Posted February 1st, 2018

Cruz’s Lousy Idea for North Korea Policy

Ignore Cruz. North Korea hasn’t been a state sponsor of terrorism for decades.

Posted October 23rd, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted July 28th, 2017

Attacking Syria Sent a ‘Message’ to the World, But Not the One Trump Wanted

Launching an illegal attack on another government doesn’t communicate seriousness or strength.

Posted April 9th, 2017

The Indefensible War on Yemen

The war on Yemen and our government’s support for it have been indefensible from the start.

Posted March 27th, 2017

Flynn’s Warped Worldview and Iran

Flynn’s preoccupation with Iran has a severe distorting effect on his thinking and his ability to analyze threats.

Posted December 3rd, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Senators to introduce measure opposing Saudi arms sale. John Hudson reports on …

Posted September 9th, 2016

The Perils and Limits of ‘No-Fly Zones’

The creation of “no-fly zones” in the past has always been followed by an expansion of the mission.

Posted September 6th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No one wants to talk about foreign policy at the DNC. Christopher …

Posted July 29th, 2016

What Do Our Presidential Candidates Know About Foreign Policy?

A few more foreign policy questions for the candidates.

Posted April 11th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The big lie about the Libyan war. Micah Zenko remembers how the …

Posted March 25th, 2016

The Libyan War for Regime Change

It was hard to miss from the beginning that the U.S.-led intervention in Libya was aimed at regime change.

Posted March 24th, 2016

The Most Awful and Absurd Foreign Policy Quotes from 2015

Micah Zenko presents his list of the 20 “best worst” quotes from …

Posted December 30th, 2015

Hagel’s Syria Improvisation

It seems that the administration allowed itself once again to be trapped by an ill-considered public statement regarding military action in Syria.

Posted December 18th, 2015