Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Nicholas Kristof”

U.S. Support for the War on Yemen Is Unjust and Must End

The real question is whether the U.S. should remain a party to a war in which our government is aiding and abetting war crimes and supporting despotic regimes as they starve millions of people to death.

Posted September 29th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Be outraged by America’s role in Yemen’s misery. Nicholas Kristof denounces U.S. …

Posted September 28th, 2018

Our Immoral and Irrational Yemen Policy

It is a policy born out of a toxic brew of threat inflation, knee-jerk support for “allies” that aren’t allies, and the usual ignorance of the local politics and history of Yemen.

Posted September 27th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America’s (dis)regard for our soldiers and veterans. Michael Desch comments on our …

Posted September 1st, 2017

Disgraceful U.S. Support for the War on Yemen Must End

Kristof does a good job explaining U.S. and coalition responsibility for the famine and cholera crises in Yemen.

Posted August 31st, 2017

Beware the ‘Good’ Intervention

An attack of “dubious legality” doesn’t uphold norms–it shreds them.

Posted April 8th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How much change do Iranians want? Hooman Majd comments on the recent …

Posted March 4th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The real winner in Yemen could be Al Qaeda. Stephen Snyder reports …

Posted October 30th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and Threat Inflation

Inflating the threat from Iran interests hawks much more than an agreement that reduces it.

Posted August 13th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Faith in diplomacy. Gracy Olmstead reviews the career and foreign policy views …

Posted July 24th, 2015