Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Peggy Noonan”

Our Warped Debates About War

Most of our politicians have never seen a war that they thought was unnecessary.

Posted August 30th, 2016

“Independent” America and Superpower

U.S. foreign policy has been dominated for decades by those that prefer the “indispensable” role, and the results have been deeply unfortunate.

Posted June 5th, 2015

The Illusion of a “Better Deal” with Iran

Noonan wants the U.S. to resume a policy that has already completely failed.

Posted April 3rd, 2015

Foreign Policy Ignorance and Instincts

A governor’s foreign policy ignorance and mistakes are usually judged less harshly than a senator’s.

Posted January 19th, 2015

Romney’s Misguided Reagan Nostalgia

Unlike Romney, Reagan actually stood for something.

Posted January 15th, 2015

Noonan’s Sentimental Jingoism

John McCain made a widely-ridiculed suggestion to send U.S. forces into Nigeria …

Posted May 15th, 2014

More Shameless Hawkish Revisionism

Peggy Noonan offers up some shameless revisionism: Mr. Putin doesn’t move because …

Posted March 13th, 2014

When Should the U.S. “Speak Out” About Foreign Protests?

Guidelines for diplomatic indignation

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Thoughtless Rhetoric and Foreign Protests

Peggy Noonan is thrilled by Marco Rubio’s indignation: America should not stand …

Posted February 26th, 2014

The Dangerous Desire To Take Sides In Other Nations’ Conflicts

Peggy Noonan asks some odd questions: Europe and America can do little …

Posted February 20th, 2014

Christie’s Failed Fear-mongering

Jonathan Tobin is annoyed that some prominent conservatives have objected Christie’s national …

Posted August 7th, 2013

Seeking a Foreign Policy of Restraint and Humility

Peggy Noonan considers what the GOP has lost from the Iraq war: …

Posted March 22nd, 2013

Movement Conservative Yes-Men Are Hastening Romney’s Defeat

Matt Steinglass continues the discussion on elite “defection” and hedging: Party players …

Posted September 21st, 2012

The Tin-Eared Candidate and the Oblivious Campaign

Jonathan Tobin comments on Ann Romney’s rebuke to movement conservative critics of …

Posted September 21st, 2012

2012 Is Not a “Crisis Election”

Steven Hayward is following a very different election from the rest of …

Posted July 14th, 2012

Noonan’s “Brilliant Choice”: The Absurdity of Condi Rice as the VP Nominee

Peggy Noonan talks to “businesspeople” who are very easily impressed: But the …

Posted July 13th, 2012

Romney’s Candidacy Has No Meaning, But It May Not Matter

According to Peggy Noonan, Mitt Romney must be in terrible trouble: With …

Posted June 22nd, 2012