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

Kerry fails his own test

Kerry fails his own test

The secretary of state is having trouble enlisting allies in the fight against the Islamic State.

Obama vs. the generals

Obama vs. the generals

If the president keeps ignoring his generals’ advice, we may be in for a long war against the Islamic State.

Bush was right about Iraq

Bush was right about Iraq

He repeatedly warned about the consequences of pulling out troops.

Romney 2016? Nooooo!

Romney 2016? Nooooo!

Please don’t give him another shot to blow it.