Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Rod Dreher”

Romney’s Hawkish Boilerplate

The senator is returning to the inane foreign policy platform that he ran and lost on in 2012.

Posted January 3rd, 2019

The Threat to Free Speech from ‘Pro-Israel’ Hawks

No American should have to toe an ideological line created to shield a foreign government from the consequences of its policies.

Posted December 18th, 2018

The Zombie Policy of NATO Expansion

In the absence of a real debate about any of this, the zombie policy of NATO expansion keeps stumbling onward.

Posted July 18th, 2018

Trump’s Foreign Policy of Drift and Neglect

The routine work of maintaining relationships with other governments is allowed to fall by the wayside.

Posted October 20th, 2017

Trump’s Weakness Revisited

Trump will get rolled in any negotiation he enters into because all that interests him is the appearance of successful deal-making.

Posted September 14th, 2017

Trump’s Reckless Venezuela Bluster

An armed U.S. intervention in Venezuela would be the worst possible response to the country’s serious crisis.

Posted August 14th, 2017

Sessions and the Self-Sabotaging Trump Administration

Other Trump appointees and supporters should take note of all this and get clear of this failing administration before he turns on them next.

Posted July 25th, 2017

Our Inept Iran Hawks

Hawks are notoriously bad at estimating the likely effects of their preferred policies.

Posted July 17th, 2017

Trump’s Firing of Comey

The administration already squandered what little credibility it had months ago.

Posted May 10th, 2017

Victory for The Discredited Status Quo in France

Macron’s agenda is mostly the continuation of the same policies that have generated enormous contempt for France’s political class

Posted April 24th, 2017

The Consequences of Last Night’s Attack

It is inevitable that Syria hawks will now be greatly encouraged to press for a larger intervention, and Trump has demonstrated that he will cave in to demands for “action” very quickly.

Posted April 7th, 2017

Cruz’s ‘Non-Endorsement’

Cruz has burned many more bridges in the party with the show he put on.

Posted July 21st, 2016

Trump and the Failure of the GOP

Trump is millions of Republican voters’ judgment against a party that failed them.

Posted July 20th, 2016

The Failed Coup in Turkey

Military rule would have been no better for Turkey’s political stability in the coming years.

Posted July 18th, 2016

Trump’s Republican Support Continues to Grow

The Republicans committed to stopping Trump at all costs don’t speak for most of the people in their party.

Posted March 22nd, 2016

Republicans Can’t Stand Frauds, Except When They Can

Trump presumably will betray his voters on at least some core issues. Rubio already has.

Posted March 1st, 2016

Who’s Going to Stop Trump?

Support for Trump isn’t limited to just a third of the GOP, but seems to include almost one half of it.

Posted February 19th, 2016