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

Ignoring the lessons of Auschwitz

Ignoring the lessons of Auschwitz

The world’s democracies have done little to stop the Islamic State.

Warsaw tragedy repeats

Warsaw tragedy repeats

We see the West’s betrayal in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine.

Obama’s missed opportunity

Obama’s missed opportunity

He failed to stop Islamic State when he had the chance.

Obama lacks resolve

Obama lacks resolve

President’s inaction in Ukraine has consequences.