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Daniel DePetris

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


Donald Trump doesn’t have a staff problem; he has a Donald Trump problem Trump Donald Trump doesn’t have a staff problem; he has a Donald Trump problem , 8:21am, May 15
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When will Republicans awaken from their deep slumber and condemn Donald Trump? Republicans When will Republicans awaken from their deep slumber and condemn Donald Trump? , 3:35pm, May 12
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Donald Trump’s White House is adrift, overly emotional and terrified of challenging the president Trump Donald Trump’s White House is adrift, overly emotional and terrified of challenging the president , 4:03pm, May 11
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Trump turned the bonfire that is the Russia inquiry into an inferno Trump Trump turned the bonfire that is the Russia inquiry into an inferno , 8:39am, May 10
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The most shocking revelation from that Sally Yates hearing had nothing to do with Mike Flynn Trump The most shocking revelation from that Sally Yates hearing had nothing to do with Mike Flynn , 3:26pm, May 9
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Another day, another pointless and relentlessly partisan James Comey hearing Rare Politics Another day, another pointless and relentlessly partisan James Comey hearing , 4:07pm, May 3
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Meet the new party of “no”: the Democrats Democrats Meet the new party of “no”: the Democrats , 1:13pm, May 1
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Donald Trump needs to cool it on North Korea Foreign policy Donald Trump needs to cool it on North Korea , 2:57pm, April 27
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Donald Trump shouldn’t shut down the government over his border wall Republicans Donald Trump shouldn’t shut down the government over his border wall , 10:46am, April 24
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Contra Rex Tillerson, the Iran deal is working and Donald Trump shouldn’t mess with it Foreign policy Contra Rex Tillerson, the Iran deal is working and Donald Trump shouldn’t mess with it , 3:26pm, April 20
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James Mattis is right: Yemen’s civil war must end, and that means standing up to the Saudis Foreign policy James Mattis is right: Yemen’s civil war must end, and that means standing up to the Saudis , 9:15am, April 19
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Rex Tillerson leaves Moscow with little to show, as U.S.-Russia relations freeze over Foreign policy Rex Tillerson leaves Moscow with little to show, as U.S.-Russia relations freeze over , 3:26pm, April 13
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With Syria, Rex Tillerson has his opportunity to shine Foreign policy With Syria, Rex Tillerson has his opportunity to shine , 5:13pm, April 11
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Today was a dark day in the Senate, one Chuck Schumer will come to regret Rare Politics Today was a dark day in the Senate, one Chuck Schumer will come to regret , 3:14pm, April 6
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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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