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Ed Feulner

Ed Feulner

Articles by Ed Feulner

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Leaving a legacy

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Published June 24, 2019

Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years later

Even if you know nothing about the Tiananmen Square massacre, you've almost surely seen the famous photo of a man facing down a line of tanks, defiantly blocking their path. Published June 3, 2019

Illustration on the coming effects of the budget deficit by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Charting a path toward fiscal balance

Every now and then, sandwiched between breathless accounts of the latest political fights on Capitol Hill, a report on the rising tide of deficit spending appears. Then everyone goes back to squabbling about the most recent scandal, and the deficit again slips off the radar screen. Published May 27, 2019

The Pentagon

Defense spending heading in right direction

We have a good news-bad news situation on our hands when it comes to defense spending. The good news is, it's heading in the right direction -- up. The bad news is, it remains too low to fix the spending holiday that afflicted our military for years -- a failure to fund that has seriously compromised our readiness levels. Published May 13, 2019

In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at a meeting in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Iranian leaders are defiant in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to impose sanctions on countries that import Iranian oil, vowing to respond to America's move. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)

Maximizing pressure on a terrorism importer

"Maximum pressure." That's how the Trump administration describes its approach toward Iran — and lately, it's really been living up to that billing. Published April 29, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, March 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) ** FILE **

The tax cut that keeps on giving

Another Tax Day is behind us, but negative media coverage of President Trump's signature tax-cut legislation continues. Published April 15, 2019

Office of Management and Budget staff delivers President Donald Trump's 2020 budget outline to the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 11, 2019. Trump's new budget calls for billions more for his border wall, with steep cuts in domestic programs but increases for military spending. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Haven't we learned our school spending lesson?

Here's a perspective check for you: When I first came to Washington, D.C., more than 50 years ago, the big question when it came to schools was "Should the federal government have any role in financing education?" Published April 8, 2019

Helping the United States by helping Taiwan

I've visited Taiwan more than 120 times over the past 47 years, and every time I do, I'm impressed by its economic achievements and dynamism. Published March 25, 2019

Illustration on the need for creative leadership in international affairs by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Trump, the creative disrupter

"Small ball" is often a sound strategy when it comes to baseball. Taking a slow, methodical approach that emphasizes incremental gains is a good way to get runners on base and then score runs. Published March 18, 2019

Illustration on what's needed to deal with illegal immigration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Give the Border Patrol a break

A new report from the U.S. Border Patrol proves that only the willfully ignorant can doubt that we're dealing with an immigration crisis. Published March 11, 2019

Illustration on the commercia threat of Chinese hegemony in 5G technology by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Speeding up spy-free smartphones

The fact that a "Mobile World Congress" will soon convene in Barcelona, Spain, probably doesn't interest very many Americans. And yet what will be going on there could affect something that nearly everyone has a great deal of interest in: Our smartphones. Published February 25, 2019

Illustration on Abraham Lincoln    The Washington Times

Learning from Lincoln

George Washington was lauded as "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen," in the words of Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee. But even our nation's first president couldn't prevail over the desire for a three-day weekend. Published February 11, 2019