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

A legacy of failure

A legacy of failure

Voters think Obama is worse than Nixon.

Obama’s the anti-Truman

Obama’s the anti-Truman

The president is focused on ending wars, not winning them.

A repeat disaster

A repeat disaster

Afghanistan will be no different from Iraq if Obama has his way.

Obama’s Iraq disaster

Obama’s Iraq disaster

This is a mess of the president’s own making.