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Dan Boylan

Dan Boylan

Dan Boylan is a national security reporter at The Washington Times, with an emphasis on covering the Capitol Hill legislative committees that deal with intelligence, foreign relations and military affairs.

Prior to joining The Times, Mr. Boylan covered the Massachusetts State Legislature and North Carolina General Assembly.

After 9/11, he detoured from daily reporting and served as a Fulbright Fellow in Indonesia and also managed U.S. and U.K. counterterrorism media projects across the Middle East and Asia.

Throughout the years, he filed datelined foreign correspondence for the Boston Herald, South China Morning Post and The National, in addition to working as an international news editor at The Associated Press headquarters.

Mr. Boylan is a graduate of Bates College, lecturer and award-wining filmmaker.

He can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Dan Boylan

Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz says that President Andrzej Duda will discuss boosting the U.S. military presence in Poland and greater U.S. economic involvement when he is hosted by President Donald Trump at the White House next week, during an interview for The Associated Press in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Polish president to visit White House

Polish President Andrzej Duda's desire to build a permanent U.S. Army base in his country to deter Russia will be front and center when he meets with President Trump at the White House this week. Published September 16, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

NATO chief thanks Trump for pushing allies to spend more on defense

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has come through on one of President Trump's major demands, that members other than the U.S. dramatically boost their defense spending to relieve the burden Washington faces propping up the military alliance. Published September 14, 2018

This still taken from CCTV and issued by the Metropolitan Police in London on Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018, shows Ruslan Boshirov and Alexander Petrov at Salisbury train station on March 4, 2018. British prosecutors have charged two Russian men, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, with the nerve agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury. They are charged in absentia with conspiracy to murder, attempted murder and use of the nerve agent Novichok. (Metropolitan Police via AP)

Second round of sanctions ready to penalize Moscow for the U.K. nerve-agent attack

The Trump administration pushed back on a bipartisan criticism that it has not done enough to deter Moscow's increasingly aggressive behavior, announcing it is reading a second "more severe" round of sanctions on Russia for the U.K. nerve-agent attack, a leading State Department official told Congress. Published September 13, 2018

Presiding Judge Robert Fremr, center, stands in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) during the closing statements of the trial of Bosco Ntaganda, a Congo militia leader, in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday Aug. 28, 2018. Ntaganda is facing charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed in the eastern Ituri region of Congo from 2002-2003. (Bas Czerwinski/Pool via AP) ** FILE **

International Criminal Court 'undeterred' by Trump, Bolton threats

The International Criminal Court on Tuesday pushed back against a withering attack from Washington to prosecute and sanction its judges and officials if Americans are charged with war crimes allegedly committed during the war in Afghanistan. Published September 11, 2018

National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks at a Federalist Society luncheon at the Mayflower Hotel, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Bolton bolsters Trump's 'America first' foreign policy with robust defense of U.S. sovereignty

In the first major policy speech since his appointment, National Security Adviser John R. Bolton put some meat on the bones of President Trump's vaunted "America first" foreign policy, saying the U.S. was ready to sanction anyone cooperating with a global court's investigation of the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan and announcing that the Palestine Liberation Organization diplomatic office in Washington was no longer welcome. Published September 10, 2018

An empty chair reserved for Google's parent Alphabet, which refused to send its top executive, is seen as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg accompanied by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Washington. Google CEO did not show for the hearing. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Twitter denies anti-conservative bias as Justice Department plans inquiry

In twin appearances on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey denied charges from President Trump and leading conservatives that his social media platform has engaged in "shadow banning" their views, even as the Justice Department announced plans to convene the nation's state attorneys general to explore whether companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter are "intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas." Published September 5, 2018

American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in the Myanmar, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

U.S. eyes new sanctions, U.N. session on Nicaragua

The U.S. is stepping up the pressure on Nicaragua's leftist government for its crackdown on political opponents, with Congress weighing new Iran-like sanctions on the government of President Daniel Ortega and U.N. Ambassador Nikki R. Haley pressing the Security Council to take up the crisis in Managua. Published September 4, 2018