Biography of the Author Peter Apps

Peter Apps

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  1. A missile is launched during a military drill in North Korea

    Commentary: The most dangerous security threats in 2019

    Reuters columnist Peter Apps points out some key conflicts around the world that pose security threats this year.
  2. U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the news media

    Commentary: A more volatile, dangerous world - when Jim Mattis leaves as US Defence Secretary

    Any appointee will have to embrace a Trumpian worldview that is more isolationist and sometimes more reactionary than much of the US national ...
  3. US President Donald Trump (R) meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un at the start of their

    Commentary: From Trump-Kim summit to the Khashoggi killing, five moments that defined 2018

    Reuters global affairs columnist, Peter Apps, shares his key picks for the defining moments of this year.
  4. world leaders

    Commentary: As G20 looms, time to plan for a world without whole-hearted US support

    The centenary of the truce that ended World War I suggest a growing divide among world leaders, says one observer.
  5. Delegates walk near an electronic billboard displaying a political slogan during the Conservative P

    Commentary: Britain’s Brexit process approaches roller coaster endgame

    Brexit is sending the country stumbling perhaps irrevocably to a chaotic 'no deal' outcome that will likely usher in further instability, says one ...
  6. U.S. President Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York

    Commentary: An imperfect United Nations still the world’s best hope for international cooperation

    It might have a mixed record and is in need of reform, but the United Nations (UN) is still our best hope for forcing the world’s most powerful ...
  7. Reuters Peter Apps screengrab

    Commentary: Covering the world, paralysed from the shoulders down

    When Reuters columnist Peter Apps woke up paralysed from shoulder down after an accident 12 years ago, he felt like his life was over. Today, he ...
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    Commentary: China and Russia gear up on war games to send a message

    China's and Russia's heightened military posturing is part of a much wider diplomatic and propaganda strategy, says one observer.
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    Commentary: 17 years later, the new face of an old war in Afghanistan

    If the Afghan government can win its current battle, the war may finally begin to show tentative signs of success, says one observer.
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    Commentary: Few surprises at historic summit, as world grows used to Donald Trump

    But there is a growing worry that US President Donald Trump’s approach may be the vanguard of a new generation of populists who care little for ...