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Daniel DePetris

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

International

Turkey’s heavy price for pressuring the Russians

Is Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership really worth appeasing Erdogan?

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

Germany’s broken promise to rebuild its military

As a new defense minister steps up, the Bundeswehr is no stronger than it was a year ago

By Daniel DePetris

International

South Korea toys with developing nuclear weapons

It didn’t fly in the 1970s, and it won’t fly today

By Daniel DePetris

International

Venezuela’s anti-socialist opposition has faltered

Juan Guaidó was supposed to fight for democracy but much has changed since 2019

By Daniel DePetris

Politics

The Brittney Griner swap was nothing out of the ordinary

Prisoner swaps with other countries happen — and they’re never easy

By Daniel DePetris

International

Japan’s defense revolution

As Europe falters once again, Tokyo is finally taking charge of its own security

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

The Europeans are complaining, again

They’re annoyed that American companies are making money defending them

By Daniel DePetris

Economics

The coming turbulent times in the oil market

As price caps, sanctions, and sluggish growth kick in, OPEC is in a bind

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Why Biden gave the Saudi prince immunity for a murder

The US has effectively killed the Khashoggi case

By Daniel DePetris

China

The Biden-Xi meeting was long overdue

The last thing we need is a militarized conflict

By Daniel DePetris

Campaign 2022

Don’t expect the midterms to change our foreign policy

More defense spending, pushing out Putin — this is a bipartisan consensus

By Daniel DePetris

Middle East

Why Biden’s attempt to revive the Iran deal is faltering

Washington is quietly giving up hope on the 2015 agreement

By Daniel DePetris

Russia

America and Russia are finally talking to each other again

Communication in a time of war is both necessary and prudent

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

How long can Europe’s support for Ukraine last?

There’s been little backsliding so far but a serious energy crisis looms

By Daniel DePetris

Europe

How the Ukrainians personally humiliated Putin

The Russian strongman is in a pickle

By Daniel DePetris

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