Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saddam Hussein”

The Iran Hawks’ Creepy Embrace of the MEK

Every time that a prominent American shills for the MEK, it is an insult to the genuine Iranian opposition.

Posted April 12th, 2019

Bolton’s Favorite Deranged Cult

The Western politicians and officials that lend legitimacy to this group have discredited themselves on all matters relating to Iran.

Posted November 9th, 2018

Trump and the South Carolina Debate

Trump showed again that he won’t refrain from criticizing George W. Bush even when it may hurt him politically.

Posted February 15th, 2016

Inflating the “Iranian Threat”

Now that Iranian influence is waning Iran hawks are sounding the alarm over an Iranian “empire” that doesn’t exist.

Posted January 22nd, 2016

Graham’s Iran Panic

All of the regimes that hard-liners have assumed could not be deterred have been far more concerned with self-preservation and survival.

Posted June 30th, 2015

Lindsey Graham and the “Wrong Side of History”

Ideologues convinced that they are on the “right side” of history usually end up defeated and discredited because of their ideological excesses.

Posted April 27th, 2015

The “Rehabilitation” of the MEK

The Christian Science Monitor reported on the opening of the MEK’s office …

Posted April 16th, 2013

What If There Had Been Weapons Programs in Iraq?

Today we have something a little out of the ordinary. I’m pleased …

Posted March 25th, 2013

Feaver’s Absurd Iraq War “Myth”-Busting

Peter Feaver sets out to debunk five “myths” about the Iraq war, …

Posted March 18th, 2013