Marc A. Thiessen
Marc A. Thiessen
Opinion Writer

Marc Thiessen writes a weekly column for The Post on foreign and domestic policy and contributes to the PostPartisan blog. He is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Thiessen served as a chief speechwriter to President George W. Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and before that as a senior aide to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms. He is the author of “Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept America Safe and How Barack Obama Is Inviting the Next Attack” (2010) and the co-author, with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, of Unintimidated: A Governor’s Story and a Nation’s Challenge .

Latest by Marc A. Thiessen

Hillary Clinton’s Sandy Berger problem

Hillary Clinton’s Sandy Berger problem

The e-mail scandal deepens.

Obama’s secret Iran deals exposed

Obama’s secret Iran deals exposed

His verification system is based on trusting Iran.

Obama’s disturbing pattern of playing down Islamic terror

Obama’s disturbing pattern of playing down Islamic terror

His refusal to call the Tennessee shooting “terrorism” is a symptom of a larger problem.

Obama’s silence on Kathryn Steinle killing is deafening

Obama’s silence on Kathryn Steinle killing is deafening

His policies on illegal immigration led to her death.