Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Paul Pillar”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

New Trump Iran designation threatens humanitarian goods. Tyler Cullis explains why the …

Posted September 27th, 2019

The Costs of Trump’s Economic War on Iran Keep Growing

The Trump administration’s economic war on Iran has not achieved anything except to destabilize the region further and impoverish the Iranian people.

Posted September 16th, 2019

What Happened to Putting Americans First?

It isn’t possible to put America first when the president is determined to take the side of a foreign government over our own citizens.

Posted August 21st, 2019

End the Economic War on Iran

U.S. policy is simultaneously robbing ordinary Iranians of the means to live and work while strengthening the regime and undermining its internal critics.

Posted June 27th, 2019

Bolton Keeps Trying to Provoke a War

Bolton’s desire for war and regime change in Iran has never been a secret, and since he joined the administration he has worked assiduously to pursue both goals.

Posted May 6th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s demolition of arms control. Paul Pillar explains why the president’s supposed …

Posted May 3rd, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How the Trump administration is making Hezbollah stronger. Anchal Vohra reports on …

Posted April 5th, 2019

The Total Failure of Trump’s Iran Policy

In every respect, the administration’s Iran policy is a failure, and that means that Iranians are being made to suffer for nothing.

Posted April 2nd, 2019

The Trump Administration’s Many Iran Lies

The president and administration officials have routinely made false and dishonest claims about Iran, the nuclear deal, Iran’s missile program, and its imagined interest in nuclear weapons, among many other things.

Posted January 22nd, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Annotation of the Pentagon report to Congress on detainee abuse by U.S. …

Posted January 11th, 2019

How the Hawks Prevailed on Syria

It is extremely difficult for hawks to lose an internal administration debate when there is no one in the administration that opposes hawkish policies.

Posted January 9th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why Trump is right to withdraw troops. Doug Bandow makes the case …

Posted December 21st, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No Yemenis are testifying before Congress. We asked 100 of them to …

Posted December 14th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Congress is forcing a confrontation with Saudi Arabia. Mohamad Bazzi comments on …

Posted October 12th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

“The Trump administration is defying and lying to Congress.” Oxfam responds to …

Posted September 14th, 2018

No U.S. Interests Are Served by Trump’s Endless, Illegal War in Syria

The Trump administration is risking war with as many as three foreign governments.

Posted September 11th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why does the U.S. support war crimes in Yemen? Paul Pillar objects …

Posted September 7th, 2018