Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Sina Azodi”

Mattis and Our Bankrupt Iran Policy

Mattis’ departure removes one of the only counterweights inside the administration to the much more rabid Persophobes in Bolton and Pompeo.

Posted December 31st, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Yemeni girl who turned world’s eyes to famine is dead. Declan Walsh …

Posted November 2nd, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

This is America’s Middle East strategy on steroids. Stephen Walt explains that …

Posted October 19th, 2018

Pompeo’s Stale Talking Points at the Reagan Library

Mike Pompeo had nothing new to say in his Iran speech at the Reagan Library, and throughout his address he used the Iranian people as props to advance policies that inflict serious harm on them.

Posted July 22nd, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

John Bolton’s history of tirades and dirty tricks. Daniel DePetris reviews Bolton’s …

Posted March 30th, 2018

Trump’s Irrational Hostility to the Nuclear Deal

Reneging on one of the most successful diplomatic agreements the U.S. has made in decades is a short-sighted and needlessly destructive action, and it will go down as one of Trump’s biggest unforced errors as president.

Posted March 29th, 2018

The Consequences of Blowing Up the Nuclear Deal

If the deal dies, it won’t be because of Iranian cheating.

Posted March 27th, 2018

Maximalist Demands Make Successful Diplomacy Impossible

The preference for all-or-nothing posturing from many of our political leaders has made U.S. diplomacy much less effective.

Posted February 20th, 2018