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

The potential for Ebola terrorism

The potential for Ebola terrorism

If terrorists were to turn Ebola into a crude terror weapon, we could be in for a Dark Winter indeed.

Obama’s ‘blizzard of lies’

Obama’s ‘blizzard of lies’

The president’s pattern of deceit is stunning.

Obama ignores his former CIA director’s warning

Obama ignores his former CIA director’s warning

Leon Panetta’s criticism on Iraq also applies to Afghanistan.

Obama eats his words

Obama eats his words

The president is forced to take back his rhetoric of retreat.