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Daniel DePetris

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


Hey, GOP: Steve Bannon doesn’t give a damn Rare Politics Hey, GOP: Steve Bannon doesn’t give a damn , 4:41pm, October 12
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Does Trump realize that Corker holds all the leverage? Rare Politics Does Trump realize that Corker holds all the leverage? , 8:48am, October 10
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Trump’s meaningless PR move on the Iran nuclear deal Rare Politics Trump’s meaningless PR move on the Iran nuclear deal , 5:35pm, October 7
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How bad is it between Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson? Rare Politics How bad is it between Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson? , 4:43pm, October 4
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Blame Mitch McConnell for Luther Strange’s loss in Alabama Republicans Blame Mitch McConnell for Luther Strange’s loss in Alabama , 10:31am, September 27
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2020 is already upon us. What will Bernie Sanders do? Rare Politics 2020 is already upon us. What will Bernie Sanders do? , 9:34pm, September 25
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Why is Trump so optimistic about peace in the Middle East? Foreign policy Why is Trump so optimistic about peace in the Middle East? , 10:44am, September 22
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Donald Trump’s UN speech: The good, the bad and the ugly Foreign policy Donald Trump’s UN speech: The good, the bad and the ugly , 5:39pm, September 19
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As Nikki Haley rises, Rex Tillerson ends up competing for his own job Foreign policy As Nikki Haley rises, Rex Tillerson ends up competing for his own job , 2:59pm, September 18
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Why did Donald Trump strike that deal with Democrats? Here are 3 possible explanations Trump Why did Donald Trump strike that deal with Democrats? Here are 3 possible explanations , 9:48am, September 15
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Maybe it’s Putin, not Trump, who’s desperate for a deal Foreign policy Maybe it’s Putin, not Trump, who’s desperate for a deal , 8:47am, September 13
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No, Donald Trump was never a conventional Republican. And it’s a bit late to be crying about it. Republicans No, Donald Trump was never a conventional Republican. And it’s a bit late to be crying about it. , 11:12am, September 7
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Congress' return could make September tough for Trump Rare Politics Congress' return could make September tough for Trump , 8:34am, September 6
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Despite the collusion narrative, relations with Russia have gotten worse under Donald Trump Foreign policy Despite the collusion narrative, relations with Russia have gotten worse under Donald Trump , 12:19pm, September 1
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It’s Rex Tillerson’s turn in the hot seat as Trump turns on him publicly Trump It’s Rex Tillerson’s turn in the hot seat as Trump turns on him publicly , 3:55pm, August 29
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Donald Trump remains silent as the Saudis commit fresh war crimes in Yemen Foreign policy Donald Trump remains silent as the Saudis commit fresh war crimes in Yemen , 11:37am, August 28
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Donald Trump is turning into Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Trump Donald Trump is turning into Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde , 11:10am, August 24
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On Afghanistan, Trump offers nothing except an endless loop of what we’ve already done National security On Afghanistan, Trump offers nothing except an endless loop of what we’ve already done , 8:50am, August 22
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How Steve Bannon’s ouster boosts the hawks Rare Politics How Steve Bannon’s ouster boosts the hawks , 12:10pm, August 21
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Steve Bannon might be gone, but he’s not going to leave silently Rare Politics Steve Bannon might be gone, but he’s not going to leave silently , 2:05pm, August 18
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Donald Trump is self-destructing — here’s why Democrats need to avoid piling on Democrats Donald Trump is self-destructing — here’s why Democrats need to avoid piling on , 9:41am, August 17
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Would it be a bad move for Donald Trump to oust Steve Bannon? Rare Politics Would it be a bad move for Donald Trump to oust Steve Bannon? , 4:48pm, August 15
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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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