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

Harry Reid’s absurd charges

The senator’s “domestic terror” accusations are appalling.

Time to come clean

Time to come clean

HHS nominee should explain Obamacare lie.

Defend the CIA

Defend the CIA

The facts are on the agency’s side.

Making up good news

Making up good news

The administration’s upbeat numbers about Obamacare don’t add up.