Author Archives: Daniel R. DePetris
For the first time in decades, new legislation aims to curtail presidential prerogatives.
All diplomatic options should be exhausted before considering the use of military force.
Why are U.S. soldiers now acting as peacekeepers?
There isn’t much in the man’s worldview that rings consonant with President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy.
After 15 years, the first campaign of the War on Terror is on autopilot.
Too many powerful members are shirking their defense commitments.
Our anger at Moscow is justified, but punishment shouldn’t be our sole objective.
Sometimes, not getting involved is the right move.
More defense spending will not stop terrorism.
Under new legislation, the 9/11 families could turn to the courts.
Fifteen years later, it’s time for Congress to do its job.
To secure his diplomatic legacy, he’s leveraging his power to the extreme.
Last week’s GOP discussions should end all doubt.
Tying the budget process to the GOP legislative platform brings only pain.
A lawsuit alleges that absent such a legislative stamp, the war is illegal.
The populist left may have earned a permanent role in the Democratic Party.
With the Kingdom losing diplomatic favor, Capitol Hill can end a reckless policy.
The frontrunner either doesn’t understand U.S. treaty commitments or is the ultimate authoritarian.
The Florida senator puts a fresh face on hollow hawkish rhetoric, skimping on the details.
from The American Conservative