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Daniel DePetris

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


Sorry Mike Pence, but George W. Bush is the reason we left Iraq Rare Politics Sorry Mike Pence, but George W. Bush is the reason we left Iraq , 4:59pm, October 5
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A federal court just made tonight’s debate much harder for Mike Pence Election 2016 A federal court just made tonight’s debate much harder for Mike Pence , 2:53pm, October 4
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Months after he conceded, Bernie Sanders continues to define this presidential race Election 2016 Months after he conceded, Bernie Sanders continues to define this presidential race , 3:11pm, October 3
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Congress is already backtracking on allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia Foreign policy Congress is already backtracking on allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia , 1:15pm, September 30
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Are Democrats trying to shut down the government? Broken bureaucracy Are Democrats trying to shut down the government? , 12:25pm, September 28
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Donald Trump got the Iran nuclear deal dead wrong last night Foreign policy Donald Trump got the Iran nuclear deal dead wrong last night , 12:02pm, September 27
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Donald Trump just pulled off a big pro-Israel flip-flop Foreign policy Donald Trump just pulled off a big pro-Israel flip-flop , 9:07am, September 26
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President Obama was way out of line when he bashed Trump at the UN Obama President Obama was way out of line when he bashed Trump at the UN , 2:33pm, September 21
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New Yorkers do not cower before terrorists Getting it Right New Yorkers do not cower before terrorists , 3:57pm, September 19
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Colin Powell called high-ranking George W. Bush officials “idiots” and one a “f*****g liar” Rare Politics Colin Powell called high-ranking George W. Bush officials “idiots” and one a “f*****g liar” , 4:59pm, September 14
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Iraq war architect Paul Wolfowitz reminds us why neoconservatives are so discredited Foreign policy Iraq war architect Paul Wolfowitz reminds us why neoconservatives are so discredited , 2:34pm, September 12
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North Korea tests another nuclear explosion—expects the UN to be toothless as usual Foreign policy North Korea tests another nuclear explosion—expects the UN to be toothless as usual , 5:34pm, September 9
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Gary Johnson’s “Aleppo” gaffe was a major blow to his campaign Election 2016 Gary Johnson’s “Aleppo” gaffe was a major blow to his campaign , 12:03pm, September 8
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Gary Johnson releases TV ads as last ditch effort to get in the debates Election 2016 Gary Johnson releases TV ads as last ditch effort to get in the debates , 9:02am, September 7
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Donald Trump’s raging immigration speech shows there’s no pivot coming after all Immigration Donald Trump’s raging immigration speech shows there’s no pivot coming after all , 1:49pm, September 1
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An open letter to Donald Trump on illegal immigration Immigration An open letter to Donald Trump on illegal immigration , 8:05am, August 30
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Another soldier has died in President Obama’s Afghanistan war Foreign policy Another soldier has died in President Obama’s Afghanistan war , 4:46pm, August 26
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If John Bolton is the best Trump can do on foreign policy, his campaign is in trouble Foreign policy If John Bolton is the best Trump can do on foreign policy, his campaign is in trouble , 10:37am, August 23
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The UN is botching another war, and the Mideast’s poorest country is paying the price Foreign policy The UN is botching another war, and the Mideast’s poorest country is paying the price , 2:33pm, August 19
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Pundits have been consistently wrong about Trump—so why are they declaring him dead? Election 2016 Pundits have been consistently wrong about Trump—so why are they declaring him dead? , 9:35am, August 16
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Here’s how Rand Paul is trying to stop our latest weapons bonanza to Saudi Arabia Foreign policy Here’s how Rand Paul is trying to stop our latest weapons bonanza to Saudi Arabia , 11:19am, August 15
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In Syria, tens of thousands of lives are at risk as Assad and the rebels fight for this city Foreign policy In Syria, tens of thousands of lives are at risk as Assad and the rebels fight for this city , 3:43pm, August 11
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The rules for Obama’s “kill list” were just released—and Congress has almost no input Government run amok The rules for Obama’s “kill list” were just released—and Congress has almost no input , 10:46am, August 8
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Donald Trump’s terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad week Election 2016 Donald Trump’s terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad week , 10:54am, August 4
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Donald Trump says Putin isn’t going into Ukraine, backtracks, flunks Russia 101 Foreign policy Donald Trump says Putin isn’t going into Ukraine, backtracks, flunks Russia 101 , 2:19pm, August 1
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Democrats talk tough, channel Republicans circa 2004 on national security Democrats Democrats talk tough, channel Republicans circa 2004 on national security , 4:13pm, July 29
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Tim Kaine is the perfect vice presidential pick for Hillary Clinton Democrats Tim Kaine is the perfect vice presidential pick for Hillary Clinton , 2:56pm, July 28
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Bernie wants his army to support Hillary, but will they listen? Rare Politics Bernie wants his army to support Hillary, but will they listen? , 10:24am, July 26
Sanders was right about the DNC and now they look foolish on the eve of their convention Democrats Sanders was right about the DNC and now they look foolish on the eve of their convention , 8:45am, July 25
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With her speech last night, Ivanka Trump showed she might be the future of the GOP Republicans With her speech last night, Ivanka Trump showed she might be the future of the GOP , 2:52pm, July 22
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