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Ed Feulner

Ed Feulner

Articles by Ed Feulner

In this April 13, 2017 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and Choe Ryong Hae, vice-chairman of the central committee of the Workers' Party, arrive for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, in Pyongyang, North Korea. While North Korea declared this past weekend it would stop nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and shut down its nuclear test site, it did not indicate it will give up its nuclear arsenal or halt its production of missiles. Moon and later President Donald Trump are still likely to find it very difficult to persuade Kim to dismantle his entire arsenal, which includes purported thermonuclear weapons and developmental ICBMs.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

Neutralizing a nuclear-armed North Korea

Throughout my latest visit to Northeast Asia, I've met with many governmental officials, business leaders, academics and activists, and seen firsthand that the people of Japan, Taiwan and South Korea are eagerly anticipating the upcoming summits with Kim Jong-un, North Korea's reclusive and dictatorial leader. Published April 23, 2018

Illustration on rescission by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Rolling back the tide of overspending

When President Trump signed the 2,232-page, $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill last month, he was emphatic that it wouldn't happen again. Published April 16, 2018

The U.S. population now stands at 328,231,337 which is up 6.31 percent since the last national census. (U.S. Census Bureau) ** FILE **

The Census and immigration: Ask the question

In a saner age, adding a question about an individual's citizenship status to the decennial U.S. Census would be the most unremarkable thing in the world. The only understandable reaction might be, "What took you so long?" Published April 9, 2018

Dixon Valve & Coupling Company employee Toni Durant, left, speaks with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, and Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., right, during a factory tour prior to a tax reform town hall with employees in Chestertown, Md., Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

America is still the home of innovation

Those who pay attention to the news are used to hearing a litany of problems. And they're used to hearing something else: Calls to spend more taxpayer money on some federal program to fix those problems. Published April 2, 2018

A new documentary series on Ronald Reagan is planned at the USA Network, and it includes his daughter Patti Davis, as executive producer. (Associated Press)

Making the most of missile defense

It's obvious why the bluster and brinksmanship over the nuclear-missile situation between the U.S. and North Korea produces so much tension: If an ICBM were launched at us or one of our allies, what could we do? Published March 26, 2018

Illustration on school choice fro military families by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Saluting school choice for military families

Americans who join the military know they'll be making sacrifices. They put their lives on the line, obviously, but beyond that, they know they'll have no say in where they live. Indeed, frequent moves are often part of the package. Published March 19, 2018

Illustration on Union pressure by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Unions, 2018

If you're an auto worker in Wisconsin, and you want to join your local union, that's your right. And if you don't want to join, that's your right, too. Published March 12, 2018

Illustration of William F. Buckley, Jr.        The Washington Times

The legacy of Wm. F. Buckley

It's been exactly a decade since William F. Buckley Jr. died. Yet, surveying the ideological landscape, it feels more like a century. Published February 26, 2018

In this Dec. 4, 2017 photo, Southwest Minnesota hog producer Randy Spronk poses at his farm near Edgerton, Minn. Minnesota farmers like Spronk fear they could lose millions of dollars if the United States leaves the North American Free Trade Agreement.  (Mark Steil/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)

The trouble with tariffs

The stronger economy we're enjoying now is no accident. Lower taxes, more jobs and fewer regulations are creating a much-needed boost. So why do we still have one foot on the brake? Published February 19, 2018

Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

Zoning out on free speech

"The Death of Free-Speech Zones," reads a recent headline in Inside Higher Education. It's a demise that anyone who believes in the First Amendment can cheer. Published February 12, 2018

A board above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks took their worst loss in six and a half years. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A rising tide of economic freedom

Good news: For the first time in a while, the United States isn't just economically stronger. It's economically freer. Published February 5, 2018

Growing the American Economy Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A rising tide of economic freedom

Good news: For the first time in a while, the United States isn't just economically stronger. It's economically freer. Published February 5, 2018

A model has his hair cut as he waits backstage prior to the start of Versace men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Jan.13, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

The cosmetology cops

Few things could be more American than volunteering to help others. So it's a shame when our altruism is thwarted by another, far more lamentable American trait: big government. Published January 15, 2018

People play hockey on the frozen Reflecting Pool at the National Mall, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Washington. The bitter cold that followed a massive East Coast snowstorm should begin to lessen as temperatures inch up and climb past freezing next week. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Some cold facts

Remember when global warming meant the planet was supposed to, well, warm up? Temperatures would rise, and all manner of ecological calamity would ensue? Published January 8, 2018

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, shakes hands after presenting a pen to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., second from left, watches after signing the final version of the GOP tax bill during an enrollment ceremony at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A tax cut for America

Most of the gifts exchanged at this time of year are opened on Christmas Day. But this time around, a big one arrived a few days early: the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Published December 25, 2017

U.S President Donald Trump listens during the Three Seas Initiative transatlantic roundtable in the Great Assembly Hall of the Royal Castle, in Warsaw, Thursday July 6, 2017.  the Three Seas Initiative is an alliance among a dozen eastern and central European nations that are bordered by the Adriatic, Baltic and Black seas. The group aims to reduce their dependence on oil and gas supplied by Russia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Three Seas, One Aim: Preserving Liberty

Nearly 30 years ago, the people of Eastern Europe were freed from the yoke of communism. Their liberation is a reminder that the Cold War didn't just end — it was won. And it was won because the ideas espoused by leaders such as Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Pope John Paul II were far stronger than any army the Soviet Union could ever field. Published December 18, 2017