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David Keene

David Keene

Editor at Large — David Keene, a trusted adviser to presidents, a longtime champion of personal liberty and one of conservatism’s most respected voices, is the former opinion editor of The Washington Times. An author, columnist and fixture on national television, Mr. Keene has championed conservative causes for more than five decades while offering advice to Republican presidents and countless candidates. He additionally served as chairman of the American Conservative Union and president of the National Rifle Association. He can be reached at me@davidakeene.com.

Articles by David Keene

Middendorf details the dangerous and growing threat from China

In this book and in interviews, op-ed pieces and speeches, Mr. Middendorf has spent years arguing that we are being left behind by a newly aggressive Communist regime in Beijing dedicated to changing the world. Published December 30, 2020

Voting for Donald Trump illustration by The Washington Times

The dangers in declaring support for Donald Trump

It may have been "politically incorrect" to state one's intention to vote for Donald J. Trump four years ago, but the perception among much of the public that it might actually be dangerous today is real. Published August 31, 2020

Illustration on gun rights by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Voters will rise up against Democrats' jihad on guns

Most of the guns being bought now are by first-time buyers to have available in case they might need a gun to protect themselves from the very thugs the protesters champion. Published August 8, 2020

The cost of demonizing the police

It was reported last week that in New York City alone some 272 officers have put in for retirement in the last month and that most of them are among the most experienced in the department. Published July 1, 2020