Author Archives: Daniel R. DePetris
Crafty, stubborn, and politically dangerous, he was the proverbial wrecking ball in Trump’s national security shop.
Lashing out because you were called a “bedbug” on Twitter is unprofessional and pathetic.
Mike Pompeo has succeeded at winning Trump’s good graces, but does it matter if the policy is so bad?
The Kentucky senator may be meeting with the Iranians on Trump’s behalf, and the neocons must be seething.
The Utah senator is scolding Trump’s “transactional” approach to alliances, even though his internationalist approach has lost all appeal.
He’s circumventing Congress and risking a war that most people on both sides don’t want.
The country is in crisis, but it isn’t ours to deal with, despite the strident tub-thumping of Bolton, Pompeo, and Rubio.
By promising the unthinkable—annexation of contested land—Bibi won reelection yet again.
The secretary of state has accomplished almost nothing. At least Rex Tillerson could blame the president.
The shrieking pundits have been quieted. Trump should seize the opportunity and work for peace.
Once assumed to be a goner, his survival has left Europeans and Americans confused.
They’ve become so negative they’re starting to sound like Republican Iran deal critics.
This is the standard by which the current diplomacy will be judged, and so far, Trump is passing the test.
Tensions between the two countries are at their highest point since the days of Mussolini.
The generals may not be happy, but there was still plenty for restraint advocates to love.
Instead we get kindergarteners in suits dancing for their political bases. Enough is enough.
It’s time they took responsibility for their region—and they are.
He’s slow-walking the Syria withdrawal, either on the president’s orders or over his head.
From the Democratic primary to the release of the Mueller report, it’s sure to be a big year.
And if Trump takes a peace first approach, he can help change the Korean Peninsula for the better.← Older posts
from The American Conservative