David Klion

@DavidKlion

David Klion writes for The Nation, The New Republic, and Jewish Currents, among other publications.

Biden Must End the Forever Wars

Biden Must End the Forever Wars Biden Must End the Forever Wars

The American public, exhausted by the pandemic and two decades of war, is in no mood for military adventurism.

Jan 4, 2021 / Biden's First 100 Days / David Klion

Will the Left Get a Say in the Biden Doctrine?

Will the Left Get a Say in the Biden Doctrine? Will the Left Get a Say in the Biden Doctrine?

Covid-19 creates an opportunity to shift foreign policy away from the military.

Jul 27, 2020 / Feature / David Klion

The Woman Behind Elizabeth Warren’s Foreign Policy

The Woman Behind Elizabeth Warren’s Foreign Policy The Woman Behind Elizabeth Warren’s Foreign Policy

The campaign has kept Sasha Baker out of the spotlight, but she wants to shake up the consensus from the inside.

Feb 18, 2020 / Feature / David Klion

Richard Holbrooke and the Lost Idealism of a Generation

Richard Holbrooke and the Lost Idealism of a Generation Richard Holbrooke and the Lost Idealism of a Generation

Holbrooke’s public and personal life captures the contradictions of a cohort of liberals that came of age in the 1960s.

Aug 13, 2019 / Books & the Arts / David Klion

Can a New Think Tank Put a Stop to Endless War?

Can a New Think Tank Put a Stop to Endless War? Can a New Think Tank Put a Stop to Endless War?

The Quincy Institute will attempt to radically rewrite the DC foreign policy playbook.

Jul 29, 2019 / Feature / David Klion

When Will Washington End the Forever War?

When Will Washington End the Forever War? When Will Washington End the Forever War?

A new breed of progressive politicians and activists is challenging the bipartisan consensus—but there’s a long way to go.

Apr 24, 2019 / Feature / David Klion

Who Is Matt Duss, and Can He Take On Washington’s ‘Blob’?

Who Is Matt Duss, and Can He Take On Washington’s ‘Blob’? Who Is Matt Duss, and Can He Take On Washington’s ‘Blob’?

Bernie Sanders’s foreign-policy adviser is part of a new generation of progressives fighting an entrenched status quo.

Feb 6, 2019 / Feature / David Klion

Paul Manafort 2018

It’s Time to Demystify Russiagate It’s Time to Demystify Russiagate

There have been endless, bewildering plot twists, but essentially it’s a corruption scandal—one that should bring down Trump’s presidency.

Dec 12, 2018 / David Klion

‘There’s a Lot of New Ground for Democrats to Fight Over’: A Q&A With Ben Rhodes

‘There’s a Lot of New Ground for Democrats to Fight Over’: A Q&A With Ben Rhodes ‘There’s a Lot of New Ground for Democrats to Fight Over’: A Q&A With Ben Rhodes

The former Obama speechwriter and deputy national-security adviser discusses the future of foreign policy and the Democratic party.  

Nov 9, 2018 / David Klion

Ben Rhodes and the Crisis of Liberal Foreign Policy

Ben Rhodes and the Crisis of Liberal Foreign Policy Ben Rhodes and the Crisis of Liberal Foreign Policy

Obama and his speechwriter and national-security adviser set out to break from the foreign-policy establishment; instead, they found themselves absorbed by it.

Oct 17, 2018 / Books & the Arts / David Klion

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