Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Tom Friedman”

Are the 2020 Democratic Candidates Ignoring Foreign Policy?

It isn’t true that none of them has focused on foreign policy as an important difference with the incumbent.

Posted May 7th, 2019

The 2020 Democratic Field and Foreign Policy

Friedman definitely missed a lot.

Posted March 13th, 2019

Credulous Pundits and Foreign ‘Reformers’

This will keep happening as long as the U.S. maintains close ties with clients that have little or nothing to do with U.S. interests and as long as our government takes sides in regional rivalries.

Posted October 18th, 2018

Treat MbS as the War Criminal He Is

Mohammed bin Salman is an unabashed war criminal, and an honest assessment of his real record requires acknowledging that.

Posted September 5th, 2018

Friedman’s Fear-mongering About Iran

Friedman is echoing Saudi propaganda used to justify their atrocious war on Yemen.

Posted April 18th, 2018

Mohammed bin Salman’s Bizarre Western Fan Club

At best, this is unreasonably positive spin masquerading as analysis, and at worst it is just naked propagandizing on behalf of a foreign government.

Posted March 7th, 2018

Friedman’s Love Letter to a War Criminal

Friedman swallows MBS’ propaganda hook, line, and sinker.

Posted November 24th, 2017

Partitioning Syria: A Terrible Idea That Won’t Die

Partition is far from the “least bad” solution.

Posted April 5th, 2017

Friedman’s Terrible Iran Idea

Friedman is still intent on making preventive war seem acceptable.

Posted July 22nd, 2015

Syria Hawks vs. the Public

Tom Friedman mentions something important in the middle of an otherwise awful …

Posted September 18th, 2013

The Administration of Secret Plans

Blake Hounshell borrows from Josh Barro to argue that Romney’s foreign policy …

Posted September 5th, 2012

Morsi, Iran, and Non-Alignment

Tom Friedman offers up heaping piles of phony outrage over Morsi’s visit …

Posted August 29th, 2012

“Centrists” Aren’t Conservatives

Noah Millman writes: Beyond Friedman’s deadly familiar wish-list, the Obama Administration has …

Posted August 22nd, 2012

Friedman: “Centrism” Has Failed, So Let’s Have More “Centrism”

No matter the problem, the answer for Tom Friedman is always “more …

Posted June 21st, 2012