Daniel DePetris

Policy

Biden’s Pentagon wants to keep the military overstretched

The latest Global Posture Review refuses to make hard choices

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Stop pretending Ukraine will ever be in NATO

It’s a fantasy that accomplishes nothing except to provoke Vladimir Putin

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

The dictator behind Europe’s next migrant crisis

Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus has the EU over a barrel

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Can America avoid the next crisis in Iran?

Diplomacy with the Islamic Republic could collapse completely

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Why is the US still in Syria?

American troops have completed the objective set out by President Obama in 2014

By Daniel DePetris

International

America has few good options in Haiti

US missionaries have been kidnapped by a gang — yet there’s very little we can do about it

By Daniel DePetris

International

The Taliban learn just how hard governing Afghanistan is

A civil war America is thankfully no longer a part of

By Daniel DePetris

International

Biden stole Trump’s foreign policy

He promised a sea change but he’s done next to nothing different

By Daniel DePetris

Politics

Congress’s defense budget is pure madness

They’re set to spend even more money than Joe Biden wants to

By Daniel DePetris

International

Biden’s big UN whopper

He says America doesn’t want to fight ‘the wars of the past’, but we still are

By Daniel DePetris

International

Will Biden deal with the Taliban?

He may need to, given that we still have interests in Afghanistan

By Daniel DePetris

Politics

Congress got mad about Afghanistan 20 years too late

Suddenly lawmakers want to hold officials accountable. Where have they been?

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

What the Khashoggi murder report means for US-Saudi relations

A declassified US intelligence report says Mohammed bin Salman ordered the columnist’s killing

By Daniel DePetris

Politics

The election is Joe Biden’s to lose

If Biden wins Florida, he might as well start measuring the drapes in the Oval Office

By Daniel DePetris

Politics

Trump’s suburban nightmare

If there are any swing voters left in America nowadays, many of them are found in the suburbs

By Daniel DePetris

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