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Peter Weber

Senior editor

Peter Weber is a senior editor at TheWeek.com, and has handled the editorial night shift since the website launched in 2008. A graduate of Northwestern University, Peter has worked at Facts on File and The New York Times Magazine. He speaks Spanish and Italian and plays bass and rhythm cello in an Austin rock band. Follow him on Twitter.

A timeline of how the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol fell
The Azovstal steelworks.
Briefing

A timeline of how the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol fell

Elon Musk reportedly offered to trade a horse for an erotic massage
Elon Musk
A horse?

Elon Musk reportedly offered to trade a horse for an erotic massage

What's next for the COVID vaccine?
Vaccination.
Briefing

What's next for the COVID vaccine?

Russian state TV military analyst backpedals criticism of Ukraine invasion
Mikhail Khodarenok
'the colonel has been reined back in'

Russian state TV military analyst backpedals criticism of Ukraine invasion

Senate confirms Bridget Brink as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine
Bridget Brink
Noted

Senate confirms Bridget Brink as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

Biden invokes Defense Production Act to speed baby formula to shelves
Baby formula
Doing Something

Biden invokes Defense Production Act to speed baby formula to shelves

Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO
Sauli Niinisto, Magdalena Andersson
Nordic Track

Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

DOJ sues ex-casino tycoon Steve Wynn for allegedly lobbying Trump for China
Steve Wynn
Tangled Web

DOJ sues ex-casino tycoon Steve Wynn for allegedly lobbying Trump for China

Idaho Gov. Brad Little beats GOP primary challenge from Trump-backed rival
Idaho governor race
Challenge rejected

Idaho Gov. Brad Little beats GOP primary challenge from Trump-backed rival

Vatican slams Israel for attacking funeral of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images
Freedom of religion

Vatican slams Israel for attacking funeral of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Ukraine says 264 'heroes' evacuated from Mariupol's Azovstal steel works
Ukrainian troops in Azovstal steel plant
'Ukraine needs Ukrainian heroes alive'

Ukraine says 264 'heroes' evacuated from Mariupol's Azovstal steel works

Watch Wynonna Judd and Brandi Carlile sing 'The Rose' at Naomi Judd memorial
Wynonna Judd, Brandi Carlile
Some Say Love...

Watch Wynonna Judd and Brandi Carlile sing 'The Rose' at Naomi Judd memorial

Why 'the Russian army just isn't very good'
Vladimir Putin.
Briefing

Why 'the Russian army just isn't very good'

Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen says he had a 'minor stroke'
Sen. Chris Van Hollen
Noted

Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen says he had a 'minor stroke'

John Oliver explains electric utilities and why they're charging you so much
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver explains electric utilities and why they're charging you so much

Russia's failed Ukraine river crossing has pro-Russia war bloggers griping
Failed Russian river crossing
Losing faith

Russia's failed Ukraine river crossing has pro-Russia war bloggers griping

Sweden joins Finland in signaling imminent NATO membership bid
Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson
'a new era begins'

Sweden joins Finland in signaling imminent NATO membership bid

An American tragedy
A graveyard.
Briefing

An American tragedy

Republicans slam Biden for feeding migrant babies scarce baby formula
Baby formula
Food for thought

Republicans slam Biden for feeding migrant babies scarce baby formula

What role will the abortion pill play if Roe falls?
A pill.
Briefing

What role will the abortion pill play if Roe falls?

'Finland must apply for NATO membership without delay,' Finnish leaders advise
Magdalena Andersson, Sanna Marin
Putin's folly

'Finland must apply for NATO membership without delay,' Finnish leaders advise

Ukraine's Kharkiv counteroffensive is threatening Russia's Donbas invasion
Kharkiv counteroffensive
'a vicious and intimate dance'

Ukraine's Kharkiv counteroffensive is threatening Russia's Donbas invasion

U.K. signs mutual security pacts with Sweden and Finland
Boris Johnson, Magdalena Andersson
Knocking on NATO's door

U.K. signs mutual security pacts with Sweden and Finland

North Korea enters lockdown after 1st official COVID-19 outbreak
COVID-19 measures in Pyongyang
Not immune

North Korea enters lockdown after 1st official COVID-19 outbreak

U.S., U.K. confirm Ukraine strikes on Russia's Snake Island invaders
Airstrikes on Snake Island
Snake Eyes

U.S., U.K. confirm Ukraine strikes on Russia's Snake Island invaders

Realpolitik just got more real
Politicians.
Feature

Realpolitik just got more real

Opinion striking down Roe still only draft at Supreme Court, Politico reports
Supreme Court
'heavily, heavily burdened'

Opinion striking down Roe still only draft at Supreme Court, Politico reports

Putin ready for 'prolonged' Ukraine war, U.S. spy chief says
Avril Haines
Putin's mismatch

Putin ready for 'prolonged' Ukraine war, U.S. spy chief says

2022 primaries: Trump candidate wins in West Virginia, loses in Nebraska
Charles Herbster campaign billboard
2022 elections

2022 primaries: Trump candidate wins in West Virginia, loses in Nebraska

Biden signs Ukraine lend-lease act, urges Congress to pass $40 billion aid package
President Biden signs Ukraine lend-lease act
Arsenal of Democracy

Biden signs Ukraine lend-lease act, urges Congress to pass $40 billion aid package

Pentagon: 'Anecdotal reports' Russian officers slow-walking orders in Ukraine
Pro-Russian fighters in Ukraine
'incremental and somewhat anemic'

Pentagon: 'Anecdotal reports' Russian officers slow-walking orders in Ukraine

Putin defends Ukraine invasion at 'low key' Victory Day parade
Putin on Victory Day
'Fairytale Claims'

Putin defends Ukraine invasion at 'low key' Victory Day parade

John Oliver slams imminent death of Roe v. Wade, explains abortion rights
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver slams imminent death of Roe v. Wade, explains abortion rights

Final civilians from Mariupol's Azovstal steel mill reach safety
Mariupol evacuees
Speed Reads

Final civilians from Mariupol's Azovstal steel mill reach safety

'Witch hunt' or a modicum of justice?
Donald Trump.
Briefing

'Witch hunt' or a modicum of justice?

Trump wanted to 'quietly' bomb Mexico, ex-defense secretary says
Mark Esper
Quotables

Trump wanted to 'quietly' bomb Mexico, ex-defense secretary says