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Daniel DePetris

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


Steve Bannon will remain powerful, despite being removed from the National Security Council Trump Steve Bannon will remain powerful, despite being removed from the National Security Council , 2:52pm, April 5
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The filibuster is worth protecting from Chuck Schumer Rare Politics The filibuster is worth protecting from Chuck Schumer , 1:46pm, April 3
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It’s time for the man who contaminated the investigation into Donald Trump to step down Republicans It’s time for the man who contaminated the investigation into Donald Trump to step down , 3:26pm, March 29
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The congressional investigation into Donald Trump’s Russia connections is a total joke Government run amok The congressional investigation into Donald Trump’s Russia connections is a total joke , 5:31pm, March 28
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Don’t write off Rex Tillerson Rare Politics Don’t write off Rex Tillerson , 4:01pm, March 27
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That James Comey hearing was a disgrace to American democracy Rare Politics That James Comey hearing was a disgrace to American democracy , 3:13pm, March 21
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Here are the cold, hard facts about Donald Trump’s approach to Iran Foreign policy Here are the cold, hard facts about Donald Trump’s approach to Iran , 10:16am, March 20
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The Trump administration’s decision to keep arming the Saudis is unconscionable Foreign policy The Trump administration’s decision to keep arming the Saudis is unconscionable , 5:23pm, March 10
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Nobody knows how to deflect the media’s attention like Donald Trump Trump Nobody knows how to deflect the media’s attention like Donald Trump , 11:41am, March 6
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Jared Kushner’s talk with the Russians means Trump’s media nightmare goes on Foreign policy Jared Kushner’s talk with the Russians means Trump’s media nightmare goes on , 3:51pm, March 3
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Those of us who thought Jeff Sessions knew what he was doing have been played for fools Rare Politics Those of us who thought Jeff Sessions knew what he was doing have been played for fools , 5:14pm, March 2
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Donald Trump’s address to Congress was heavy on showmanship and doomed policy Trump Donald Trump’s address to Congress was heavy on showmanship and doomed policy , 11:10am, March 1
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Here's how Mad Dog Mattis plans to defeat ISIS Foreign policy Here's how Mad Dog Mattis plans to defeat ISIS , 9:46am, February 28
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H.R. McMaster, Trump’s newest hire, will face an immense challenge in Washington National security H.R. McMaster, Trump’s newest hire, will face an immense challenge in Washington , 9:58am, February 22
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Memo to Trump: Stop whining about “fake news” and start focusing on policy Trump Memo to Trump: Stop whining about “fake news” and start focusing on policy , 3:24pm, February 20
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James Mattis was right to call out our NATO partners, but he needs to go even further Foreign policy James Mattis was right to call out our NATO partners, but he needs to go even further , 3:47pm, February 17
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Sacking Mike Flynn isn’t enough—the government needs to investigate what happened National security Sacking Mike Flynn isn’t enough—the government needs to investigate what happened , 4:57pm, February 14
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The U.S. Senate is no longer the world’s greatest deliberative body Rare Politics The U.S. Senate is no longer the world’s greatest deliberative body , 3:35pm, February 8
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Guy who approved torture and lawless war under Bush suddenly worried about Trump’s power Government run amok Guy who approved torture and lawless war under Bush suddenly worried about Trump’s power , 4:34pm, February 7
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Donald Trump’s new sanctions on Iran really aren’t that big of a deal Foreign policy Donald Trump’s new sanctions on Iran really aren’t that big of a deal , 5:03pm, February 3
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Congressional Democrats are acting like a bunch of obstructionist babies Democrats Congressional Democrats are acting like a bunch of obstructionist babies , 10:41am, February 2
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Donald Trump should immediately exempt translators from his immigration ban order Immigration Donald Trump should immediately exempt translators from his immigration ban order , 3:38pm, January 30
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Donald Trump is getting ready to make big changes to America’s refugee policy Immigration Donald Trump is getting ready to make big changes to America’s refugee policy , 2:42pm, January 26
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Donald Trump should stop picking fights with the press and start focusing on policy Rare Politics Donald Trump should stop picking fights with the press and start focusing on policy , 10:23am, January 23
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Great news: Donald Trump’s ambassador nominee is determined to overhaul the U.N. Foreign policy Great news: Donald Trump’s ambassador nominee is determined to overhaul the U.N. , 3:31pm, January 19
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Donald Trump’s latest bold move declares war on the press — here’s why it’s a bad idea The media Donald Trump’s latest bold move declares war on the press — here’s why it’s a bad idea , 5:01pm, January 16
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It sure looks like Marco Rubio is gaming his vote on Rex Tillerson to recover from his presidential run Republicans It sure looks like Marco Rubio is gaming his vote on Rex Tillerson to recover from his presidential run , 3:29pm, January 13
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Jeff Sessions emerged unscathed from his first day of confirmation hearings Rare Politics Jeff Sessions emerged unscathed from his first day of confirmation hearings , 3:23pm, January 11
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President Obama wasn’t nearly as bad on Russia as you think Rare Politics President Obama wasn’t nearly as bad on Russia as you think , 9:40am, January 9
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Is there anything else Trump can do to ruin his relationship with the intelligence community? Rare Politics Is there anything else Trump can do to ruin his relationship with the intelligence community? , 3:51pm, January 5
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