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Daniel DePetris

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

Europe

Putin is making the EU great again

Achieving the impossible: perhaps there’s a silver lining to this awful mess

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

The invasion the West had feared

Russia moves into Ukraine as missiles strike Kyiv, Odessa and Kharkiv simultaneously

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Diplomacy is Ukraine’s last hope

Rumors of a Russian invasion are ominous but negotiations can still save the day

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

NATO won’t bleed for Ukraine

Acknowledging that is the single best way to stop a Russian invasion, yet policymakers refuse

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Kudos to Macron for going to Moscow

Americans demand that Europe take charge of its own defense yet chide the French for doing just that?

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Europe: the little kids’ table at the Ukraine talks

It’s past time for the continent to step up and take charge of its own defense

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Russia may very well invade Ukraine

Biden’s bleak assessment wasn’t necessarily wrong — and diplomacy remains the best hope

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

The decline of drone killings

Under Joe Biden, drones are being used far less as a tool of war. But will it stick?

By Daniel DePetris

International

America still won’t risk a war with Russia over Ukraine

That cold reality ought to be the backdrop to the ongoing crisis diplomacy between Washington and Moscow

By Daniel DePetris

North Korea

Why we keep getting North Korea wrong

As bizarre as Kim can sound sometimes, he appears to know where Washington’s red-lines are

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Biden’s diplomacy with Iran is falling apart

But that doesn’t mean we should choose the military option, which would be a fool’s errand

By Daniel DePetris

Policy

Another wasteful defense budget for the Pentagon

A lack of money isn’t why American foreign policy has so many problems

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Biden must encourage Ukraine to negotiate

It’s a hard reality to swallow but America can’t deploy combat troops against the Russians

By 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

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