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

Don’t dismiss Cruz

Don’t dismiss Cruz

The ‘Republican Obama’ has a lot in his favor.

Clinton’s scandals and Warren’s opening

Clinton’s scandals and Warren’s opening

Clinton is looking like a risky proposition.

Obama’s failed Iran policy, not protocol, is the problem

Obama’s failed Iran policy, not protocol, is the problem

Senators have every right to publicly express opposition to the Iran accord.

Republicans’ letter to Iran is far from unprecedented

Republicans’ letter to Iran is far from unprecedented

The real folly here is the president and Democrats’ petulant response.