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Daniel Larison

The Abasement of Nikki Haley

This latest statement shows that there is nothing that she won't say if she thinks it will help her political career.
Daniel Larison November 12, 2019

Americans Must Learn to Reject Unjust and Unnecessary Wars

The U.S. should never engage in aggressive warfare again.
Daniel Larison November 11, 2019

We Make an Endless War and Call It Peace

It would also be accurate to say that the more American involvement there has been in the region, the less pax there has been there.
Daniel Larison November 11, 2019

A Bloomberg Candidacy Still Makes No Sense

It would be difficult to think of a worse mismatch between a candidate and a party.
Daniel Larison November 11, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

This is a war Trump can end. William Burns calls on the president to end the war on Yemen.…
Daniel Larison November 8, 2019

Post-Cold War Triumphalism and Kennan’s Warning

We can all be grateful that the Cold War ended, but we shouldn't delude ourselves with talk of victory.
Daniel Larison November 8, 2019

‘Maximum Pressure’ Has to Be Stopped

A radical change in U.S. policy and leadership will be necessary to break the current impasse, but it may not be enough at this point.
Daniel Larison November 7, 2019

America’s Bad Habit of Indulging Despotic Clients

The U.S. keeps identifying despots and authoritarians as "modernizers" without regard for the abuses that they commit in pursuit of their supposed modernization.
Daniel Larison November 7, 2019