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John Pietro

John Pietro is an editorial assistant at The Spectator World.

Europe

The Baltic nations show the world how to defend freedom

Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are small but punching well above their weight

By John Pietro

Europe

What the US can do about Germany’s hardball on Ukraine

Berlin doesn’t want to send tanks until Washington does — game on

By John Pietro

International

Why Sweden and Finland still haven’t joined NATO

Months after they moved to join the alliance, Turkey is standing in their way

By John Pietro

Europe

Poland is Europe’s next great military power

One nation has learned the lessons of the Russian invasion

By John Pietro

Europe

How Republican chaos could threaten aid to Ukraine

It’s not hard to see the fringe of the GOP threatening to derail war support

By John Pietro

Middle East

Israel’s wake-up call to America

The United States should not force Israel to strike Iran; it should take the lead

By John Pietro

Television

Ancient Apocalypse and the end of history programs

It is not that hard to create a fascinating program on factual history, though clearly nonsense is more popular

By John Pietro

Europe

Zelensky spoke to the American soul

He reminded Americans that they are the shining light of liberty in a world of tyranny

By John Pietro

Europe

Biden needs to stop ceding the initiative to Putin

He may fear escalation, but Russia has escalated despite — or more likely because of — the Biden administration’s caution

By John Pietro

Politics

The January 6 Committee’s recommended charges against Trump, explained

The Department of Justice and Special Counsel Jack Smith will decide whether to prosecute

By John Pietro

Middle East

The US must punish Iran for aiding Russia

They’ve run roughshod over their neighbors and collaborated with America’s enemies

By John Pietro

Law

Sam Bankman-Fried charged with fraud and conspiracy

The FTX founder faces eight criminal counts and suits by the SEC and CFTC

By John Pietro

Middle East

Why China’s budding relationship with the Saudis spells trouble

Joe Biden has fecklessly ceded the field and Xi Jinping is stepping in

By John Pietro

Russia

Don’t condemn Ukraine for its ‘illiberal’ measures against Russia

Sometimes strong medicine is needed in wartime, as Americans well know

By John Pietro

Religion

It’s time for Pope Francis to speak out against China

He should take John Paul II as his model in world affairs

By John Pietro

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