Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “YPG”

The U.S. Has Too Many ‘Allies’

The more “allies” that the U.S. accumulates, the more likely it is that Washington will leave one or more in the lurch on a regular basis.

Posted October 10th, 2019

The ‘Credibility’ Worshiper’s Lament

Proxies and allies don’t side with the U.S. because of some magical credibility based on our past record, but because they see it as being in their immediate interests to do so.

Posted October 9th, 2019

The Ugly Results of an Absurd Syria Policy

These are all the ugly results of an absurd Syria policy and an illegal war that Trump escalated when he came into office.

Posted October 7th, 2019

Erdogan’s Gift to Bolton

Erdogan’s snub is the perfect gift for Bolton and for the other Iran hawks that want an excuse to keep our illegal war in Syria going a while longer.

Posted January 8th, 2019

Bolton’s Syria Conditions Are Designed to Prevent U.S. Withdrawal

Bolton’s conditions are designed to make withdrawal practically impossible for the foreseeable future.

Posted January 6th, 2019

Escalating the War on ISIS Without Debate or Authorization

U.S. military involvement in Syria continues to increase without debate or authorization from Congress.

Posted March 8th, 2017

U.S. Proxies in Syria Are Attacking Each Other

The U.S. should start disentangling itself from this mess as quickly as it can.

Posted February 20th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No more tweets from Tahrir Square. Kelley Vlahos reports on the abuses …

Posted October 16th, 2015