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Daniel DePetris

Daniel R. DePetris is a fellow at Defense Priorities and a foreign affairs columnist for Newsweek.

Europe

Europe is more bark than bite on Ukraine

The Continent is still relying on the US for its security

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Don’t expect the protests to topple Iran’s government

The Islamic Republic has survived mass demonstrations before

By Daniel DePetris

International

The UN gets ready for hell week

From ‘Ukraine fatigue’ to the size of the Security Council, the body has a lot on its plate

By Daniel DePetris

Russia

Vladimir’s no good, very bad week

He may soon have to choose between staying in Ukraine and stability at home

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

How the Saudis embarrassed Biden over oil prices

OPEC has gotten used to $100 a barrel crude, and it has no intention of going back

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Iraq is coming apart again

The Shias are attacking each other as an old foe rears his head

By Daniel DePetris

International

Are sanctions against Russia actually working?

Instead of moderating its policy, Moscow is fighting fire with fire

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Ukraine is convinced that time is on its side. So is Russia

Peace talks are a figment of the imagination

By Daniel DePetris

International

One year later, Biden is right to have left Afghanistan

It’s a somber anniversary but the decision holds up

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Questions linger after Zawahiri is killed

Did the Taliban know the al-Qaeda chief was in Kabul?

By Daniel DePetris

International

The Ukraine war enters its sixth month

And we aren’t even remotely close to its end

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Why Putin still might shut off Europe’s gas

At a time of war, everything is fair game

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Don’t expect much from Biden’s Middle East trip

Outcomes will likely be unimpressive

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

The Taliban’s rough year in power

Time for a review of Biden’s Afghanistan policy

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Defending Ukraine should be a European project

Why should America keep pulling everyone else’s NATO weight?

By Daniel DePetris

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