Derek Davison

Derek Davison is a writer and analyst specializing in international affairs and US foreign policy. He is the publisher of the Foreign Exchanges newsletter, cohost of the American Prestige podcast, and former editor of LobeLog.

Colonel Ibro Amadou, an influential member of the military regime in power in Niger, reacts during his arrival to a demonstration for the immediate departure of United States Army soldiers deployed in northern Niger in Niamey, on April 13, 2024.

State of the Sahel: Niger and Chad State of the Sahel: Niger and Chad

On this episode of American Prestige, a discussion on the US withdrawals from the two African nations.

May 7, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Demonstrators led by the protest group Code Pink wear masks of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they sit at the entrance to the AIPAC policy conference, March 1, 2015.

Netanyahu Rejects the ICC; the Saudis Push for a Security Deal With the US; Chinese Companies Will Be Sanctioned… Netanyahu Rejects the ICC; the Saudis Push for a Security Deal With the US; Chinese Companies Will Be Sanctioned…

On this new episode of American Prestige, this week’s headlines from around the globe.

May 3, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

black and white photo of nuclear explosion test USA marshall islands

The Nuclear Club The Nuclear Club

On this episode of American Prestige, a discussion about US efforts to maintain nuclear supremacy during the early Cold War.

Apr 30, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A Biden War Funding Package, Mass Graves in Gaza, and a New Cold War Update

A Biden War Funding Package, Mass Graves in Gaza, and a New Cold War Update A Biden War Funding Package, Mass Graves in Gaza, and a New Cold War Update

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

Apr 26, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Did Fascism Happen Here?

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On this episode of American Prestige, Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins on the so-called “fascism debate.”

Apr 23, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Israel and Iran, Mass Coral Bleaching, and the US Allegedly Refusing to Leave Niger

Israel and Iran, Mass Coral Bleaching, and the US Allegedly Refusing to Leave Niger Israel and Iran, Mass Coral Bleaching, and the US Allegedly Refusing to Leave Niger

On this week's News episode of American Prestige, a look into global headlines.

Apr 19, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

“Patriots” on Broadway

“Patriots” on Broadway “Patriots” on Broadway

On this episode of American Prestige, actor Michael Stuhlbarg on his new play.

Apr 16, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A supporter of former Ecuadorean Vice President Jorge Glas stands outside the detention center where he was taken after police broke into the Mexican Embassy to arrest him, in Quito, Ecuador, April 6, 2024.

The Mexican Embassy in Ecuador Is Raided—the US and Israel Await Iran’s Response The Mexican Embassy in Ecuador Is Raided—the US and Israel Await Iran’s Response

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

Apr 12, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a press conference following the EU-Russia summit on November 11, 2002, in Brussels, Belgium.

The Cold War’s Afterlife, Part 2 The Cold War’s Afterlife, Part 2

On this episode of American Prestige, more of our conversation with Penny Von Eschen.

Apr 9, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Vigil for a Polish aid worker killed in Gaza by Israeli airstrike, held on April 4, 2024.

The IDF Kills More Aid Workers and Hit IRGC Officers in Damascus— Moscow Suffers Terror Attack The IDF Kills More Aid Workers and Hit IRGC Officers in Damascus— Moscow Suffers Terror Attack

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

Apr 5, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

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