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Daniel Larison

Illegal Settlements and the Subversion of International Law

The U.S. has a bad habit of carving out exceptions for its clients and for itself when it comes to international law.
Daniel Larison November 20, 2019

Pompeo’s Sketchy Shadow Senate Campaign

Pompeo has been abusing his position and he seems to be running afoul of a law that was written to prevent officeholders from exploiting their positions for personal and political advantage.
Daniel Larison November 19, 2019

We Don’t Need Teddy Roosevelt’s Foreign Policy

No one should be sorry that Teddy Roosevelt wasn't directing U.S. foreign policy after WWI.
Daniel Larison November 19, 2019

Trump’s Latest Gift to Israeli Hard-liners

This is part and parcel of the administration's ongoing normalization of illegal Israeli occupation.
Daniel Larison November 18, 2019

The Cravenness of Pompeo

He has earned a reputation for cravenness and opportunism that will dog him for years to come.
Daniel Larison November 18, 2019

The Failure of ‘Do Somethingism’ in Syria

The smart thing to do at this point is to face reality and remove U.S. forces from a country where they should never have been.
Daniel Larison November 18, 2019

Pardons for War Criminals

Pardoning a few war criminals today helps pave the way for the commission of even more war crimes in the years to come.
Daniel Larison November 16, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How best to thank a veteran? Avoid more unjust wars. Steven Katz calls on Americans to reject unnecessary and…
Daniel Larison November 15, 2019