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Daniel DePetris

Daniel R. DePetris is a Middle East analyst for Wikistrat, Inc, and a contributor to the National Interest.


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John McCain’s war plan is just that: more war Foreign policy John McCain’s war plan is just that: more war , 3:59pm, August 11
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Donald Trump can’t out-Kim Kim Jong-un Foreign policy Donald Trump can’t out-Kim Kim Jong-un , 3:24pm, August 10
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The U.S. might soon launch air strikes against ISIS in the Philippines — while Congress is on vacation Foreign policy The U.S. might soon launch air strikes against ISIS in the Philippines — while Congress is on vacation , 3:34pm, August 8
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The media is going crazy over Robert Mueller’s grand jury, but it’s not a big deal at all Rare Politics The media is going crazy over Robert Mueller’s grand jury, but it’s not a big deal at all , 2:15pm, August 4
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With its new sanctions bill, Congress makes relations with Russia hostage to politics Foreign policy With its new sanctions bill, Congress makes relations with Russia hostage to politics , 8:36am, August 3
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Scaramucci becomes the sacrificial pawn, but he may not be out of the game just yet Rare Politics Scaramucci becomes the sacrificial pawn, but he may not be out of the game just yet , 5:34pm, July 31
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Here are three things John Kelly needs to do to get Donald Trump’s White House in line Trump Here are three things John Kelly needs to do to get Donald Trump’s White House in line , 9:01am, July 31
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The Mooch is right that the leaks must stop, but that’s not the White House’s biggest problem Trump The Mooch is right that the leaks must stop, but that’s not the White House’s biggest problem , 4:19pm, July 28
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Congress just handed Donald Trump a huge defeat on Russia Foreign policy Congress just handed Donald Trump a huge defeat on Russia , 8:47am, July 26
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It would be insane for Donald Trump to pardon himself Trump It would be insane for Donald Trump to pardon himself , 3:39pm, July 24
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Think the new White House comms director will be able to manage Trump? Think again The media Think the new White House comms director will be able to manage Trump? Think again , 4:29pm, July 21
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Sessions tries to take the high road after President Trump’s scathing comments about our attorney general Rare Politics Sessions tries to take the high road after President Trump’s scathing comments about our attorney general , 5:13pm, July 20
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Donald Trump bows to reason and admits Iran is complying with the nuclear deal Foreign policy Donald Trump bows to reason and admits Iran is complying with the nuclear deal , 8:15am, July 18
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Democrats won’t win by focusing obsessively on Trump and Russia Democrats Democrats won’t win by focusing obsessively on Trump and Russia , 8:48am, July 17
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Donald Trump heads to Paris with the cloud of Don Jr. hanging over his head Trump Donald Trump heads to Paris with the cloud of Don Jr. hanging over his head , 3:26pm, July 13
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Sorry, Donald Trump Jr., but downplaying your Russian attorney meeting just isn’t going to cut it Rare Politics Sorry, Donald Trump Jr., but downplaying your Russian attorney meeting just isn’t going to cut it , 5:25pm, July 11
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Donald Trump Jr.’s judgment is in serious question after he met with that Russian attorney Trump Donald Trump Jr.’s judgment is in serious question after he met with that Russian attorney , 10:47am, July 10
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Donald Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin seems to have gone pretty well Foreign policy Donald Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin seems to have gone pretty well , 3:34pm, July 7
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“First, do no harm”: How Trump can make his first meeting with Vladimir Putin a success Foreign policy “First, do no harm”: How Trump can make his first meeting with Vladimir Putin a success , 8:43am, July 6
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It’s shocking that people are shocked over Donald Trump’s anti-CNN tweet Trump It’s shocking that people are shocked over Donald Trump’s anti-CNN tweet , 12:34pm, July 3
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Rex Tillerson reportedly exploded at White House staff and this may only be the beginning Trump Rex Tillerson reportedly exploded at White House staff and this may only be the beginning , 11:55am, June 29
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Donald Trump won a small victory at the Supreme Court today Immigration Donald Trump won a small victory at the Supreme Court today , 4:23pm, June 26
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Nancy Pelosi’s grip on leadership may be slipping away thanks to younger House Democrats Democrats Nancy Pelosi’s grip on leadership may be slipping away thanks to younger House Democrats , 11:11am, June 23
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A bad night for Democrats Rare Politics A bad night for Democrats , 11:42pm, June 20
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In the Georgia 6th, Donald Trump is turning out to be Republicans’ worst nightmare Republicans In the Georgia 6th, Donald Trump is turning out to be Republicans’ worst nightmare , 9:18am, June 19
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Here are 3 questions senators must ask Jeff Sessions when he testifies on Tuesday Rare Politics Here are 3 questions senators must ask Jeff Sessions when he testifies on Tuesday , 9:52am, June 12
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Theresa May’s terrible gamble blew up in her face Rare Politics Theresa May’s terrible gamble blew up in her face , 11:08am, June 9
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Comey all but said Trump obstructed justice Rare Politics Comey all but said Trump obstructed justice , 3:12pm, June 8
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In Britain, privacy rights are once again taking a backseat to security concerns The right to privacy In Britain, privacy rights are once again taking a backseat to security concerns , 12:28pm, June 7
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