Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Nikki Haley”

The Saudis Are a Liability to the U.S.

The U.S.-Saudi relationship is not nearly as important or valuable to the U.S. as its apologists claim, and the Saudi government is little more than a liability.

Posted December 13th, 2018

Nauert and Trump’s Disdain for Diplomacy

The appointment of Nauert just underscores that Trump has no interest in diplomacy or expertise, and he just wants people willing to recite nonsensical talking points.

Posted December 6th, 2018

Report: Heather Nauert Will Be Nominated as U.N. Ambassador

This is just the latest sign that Trump doesn’t value diplomats or diplomacy.

Posted November 1st, 2018

Haley’s Poor Record at the U.N.

Haley didn’t have a good grasp of substance, and instead relied on talking points to a fault.

Posted October 10th, 2018

Report: Nikki Haley Is Resigning

Haley’s tenure as U.N. ambassador was fairly brief and not very successful.

Posted October 9th, 2018

Haley’s Big Iran Lie

Lying about Iran and its nuclear program is second nature to members of this administration, but it is still important to call out such blatant disinformation when U.S. officials say these things.

Posted September 23rd, 2018

Trump’s Pointless U.N. Stunt

If one wanted to find someone to deliver a rebuke to Iran, one could scarcely ask for a worse, less credible messenger than Trump.

Posted September 4th, 2018

Haley’s Nuclear Deal Delusions

If Iran someday becomes the “next North Korea,” it will be because the Trump administration undermined the nuclear deal and gave them every incentive to seek nuclear weapons.

Posted August 28th, 2018

Another Senseless, Illegal Killing in Gaza by Israeli Forces

Ms. Najjar’s killing is just the latest in a series of illegal shootings of unarmed Palestinians in Gaza.

Posted June 2nd, 2018

Haley’s Embarrassing Defense of the Gaza Massacre

Talking incessantly about Iran to avoid addressing the issue at hand has become a typical maneuver for Haley whenever U.S. clients commit some outrage that she would rather ignore.

Posted May 15th, 2018

The World Continues to Ignore the Catastrophe in Yemen

There is no government defending the interests of the tens of millions of Yemenis that desperately need relief and an end to the war and blockade.

Posted February 27th, 2018

Haley’s Misleading Op-Ed and the War on Yemen

Haley ignores the far more numerous and egregious violations of international law by the Saudis and their allies.

Posted February 19th, 2018

Haley and the Trump Administration’s Contempt for Diplomacy

There is no more obvious non-starter than demanding that the other side surrender before negotiations even begin.

Posted January 2nd, 2018

The U.N. General Assembly Rebukes the Trump Administration

When that many allied and friendly governments tell the administration that they are in the wrong, it would be wise to rethink the decision that earned the U.S. this rebuke.

Posted December 21st, 2017

Trump’s ‘Pro-Israel’ Tantrum

Both Trump and Haley have responded to international opposition to U.S. recognition of Jerusalem with all the composure of spoiled children throwing a tantrum.

Posted December 20th, 2017

Haley’s Petty Threats at the U.N.

There is nothing quite so pitiful as having the representative of the world’s lone superpower whining about how mean the other members of the U.N. are being.

Posted December 19th, 2017

An Embarrassing Veto at the U.N.

The use of the veto to block the resolution is a measure of how overwhelming the international consensus against the U.S. position on Jerusalem is.

Posted December 18th, 2017