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

Bumbling on Iran

Bumbling on Iran

No wonder Netanyahu is going to Congress for support.

Don’t take the bait, GOP

Don’t take the bait, GOP

If Republicans attack Obama’s tax plan, he can accuse them of fighting for the wealthy.

A failed argument

A failed argument

Democrats have lost the ‘torture’ debate.

A betrayal in Cuba

A betrayal in Cuba

Dissidents blast Obama’s move to normalize ties.