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Latest Columns
Note:  Beyond the weekly syndicated column in (Chicago) Tribune Syndicate newspapers worldwide, Rachel also contributes to various other newspapers and magazines by request. To commission an article or column by Rachel, click here.
  • September 30, 2014 - "Obama's Blame Game Underscores U.S. Intelligence Problem"
  • September 23, 2014 - "General Assembly An Exercise In Message-Shaping"
  • September 16, 2014 - "Has World War III Already Begun?"
  • September 9, 2014 - "Is The Era Of "Slackocracy" Leadership Nearing An End?"
  • September 2, 2014 - "Tweaking The Agenda For Obama's Europe Trip"
  • August 26, 2014 - "America Needs A Grand Bargain With Russia To Fight Terrorism"
  • August 19, 2014 - "Hackers Are After More Than Just Personal Info"
  • August 14, 2014 - "Q&A: Former NSA Deputy Director John C. Inglis"
  • August 12, 2014 - "Obama Repeating Past Mistakes In Iraq"
  • August 5, 2014 - "Separating Cybersecurity Hype From Reality"
  • July 29, 2014 - "Obama Mugged By The Realities Of Foreign Policy"
  • July 22, 2014 - "Kerry Makes Yet Another Dangerous Rush To Judgment"
  • July 15, 2014 - "Have Intelligence Agencies Become Too Reliant On Technology?"
  • July 8, 2014 - "Humanitarianism Can Be An Effective Disguise For Profiteering"
  • July 1, 2014 - "Is US Being Duped Into Funding Jihadist Startup?"
  • June 24, 2014 - "Russia And China Subverting Obama's 'Pivot' To Asia"
  • June 17, 2014 - "Obsession With Putin Diverts Obama's Attention From Terrorism"
  • June 10, 2014 - "CIA Makes An Ill-Advised Foray Into The Twitterverse"
  • June 3, 2014 - "Bergdahl Swap A Retro Moment In The New Cold War"
  • May 27, 2014 - "Why Women -- And Voters -- Prefer Jerks To Fops"
  • May 20, 2014 - "U.S., China Go Private With The Cold War"
  • May 13, 2014 - "Obama's Immigration Reform Is In Need Of Reforming"
  • May 6, 2014 - "Trans-Pacific Partnership Is A Bad Deal For America"
  • April 29, 2014 - "How The Russian Intelligence Mindset Differs From America's"
  • April 22, 2014 - "Obama's Latest Keystone Delay A North American Nuisance"
  • April 15, 2014 - "Why This Cold War Reboot Is Different"
  • April 8, 2014 - "Cuban Twitter Project Was A Tweet In The Dark"
  • April 1, 2014 - "Export Opportunity To Ukraine, Not The Nanny State"
  • March 24, 2014 - "Obama's Critics Aren't Communists, Russia Isn't The Soviet Union"
  • March 17, 2014 - "Sanctions Against Russia Symbolic Of A Hollow Culture"
  • March 10, 2014 - "Obama Late To The Realpolitik Table In Saudi Arabia"
  • March 3, 2014 - "The West Needs Russia's Help More Than It Realizes"
  • February 24, 2014 - "Ukrainian Rebellion Is An Uprising Not A Revolution"
  • February 17, 2014 - "America Shouldn't Rescue Socialist Venezuela"
  • February 10, 2014 - "Infrastructure Attacks Are Cause For Concern"
  • February 3, 2014 - "Environmentalists Do Billionaires' Bidding In Fight Against Keystone Pipeline"
  • January 28, 2014 - "Transparency Must Accompany Financial Oversight"
  • January 21, 2014 - "Syrian Refugee Plan Poses Security Risks"
  • January 14, 2014 - "Coverage Of Hollande Displays Media's Misplaced Priorities"
  • January 7, 2014 - "Pre-Olympic Partnerships Offer Security Hope For Sochi"
  • December 31, 2013 - "U.S., Russia Can Go For Olympic Gold In War On Terror"
  • December 24, 2013 - "Superpowers Making Strategic Moves In Africa"
  • December 17, 2013 - "French Socialist Report A Blueprint For National Destruction"
  • December 10, 2013 - "A Report Card For America's Top Community Organizer"
  • December 3, 2013 - "Ukrainian Protestors Unlikely To Stage A Successful Revolution"
  • November 26, 2013 - "Obama's Iran Deal Vaporizes An Outdated Red Line"
  • November 19, 2013 - "U.S. Plan To Provide Military Training In Libya Is A Mistake"
  • November 12, 2013 - "America's Best Weapon Against Iran Is France"
  • November 5, 2013 - "History Will Judge Obama On Actions, Not Words"
  • October 29, 2013 - "Alternative To U.S. Intelligence-Gathering Is Even Less Transparency"
  • October 22, 2013 - "'Rush' Driver Lauda Challenges Our Definitions Of Heroism"
  • October 15, 2013 - "Yes, Canada Has Spies, Too"
  • October 8, 2013 - "The Hidden Opportunity In The Federal Shutdown"
  • October 1, 2013 - "Putin's Power Play In Syria Is Win-Win"
  • September 24, 2013 - "Look For Tip-Offs From UN General Assembly Meeting"
  • September 19, 2013 - "A Double Standard On Deadly Weapons"
  • September 10, 2013 - "What Syria Tells Us About The New World Order"
  • September 3, 2013 - "Why France Is Suddenly America's Best Friend"
  • August 27, 2013 - "Obama Needs To Put Syrian Burden On Russia"
  • August 21, 2013 - "Obama Is Lazy Like A Fox"
  • August 14, 2013 - "America's Goodies-For-Abuse Program"
  • August 7, 2013 - "Meet The Mysterious Mr. th3j35t3r"
  • July 30, 2013 - "How To Scare People At Your Summer Cookout"
  • July 23, 2013 - "Russia's American PR Blitz"
  • July 16, 2013 - "Snowden Derails Putin's Shirtless Summer Tour"
  • July 9, 2013 - "Did Iranian Meddling Prompt Egyptian Uprising?"
  • July 2, 2013 - "Foreign Outrage Over Snowden Affair Is Laughable"
  • June 25, 2013 - "Decrypting Snowden's Russian Layover"
  • June 18, 2013 - "Edward Snowden And The Dangers Of Amateurism"
  • June 11, 2013 -"NSA's PRISM Program Falls Victim To An Ego Trip"
  • June 4, 2013 - "Who Are Turkey's Agents Provocateurs?"
  • May 28, 2013 - "Russia's Big Test"
  • May 21, 2013 - "Fogle Fiasco Underscores America's Intelligence Problem"
  • May 14, 2013 - "China's Low-Profile Imperialism"
  • May 7, 2013 - "Is America About To Checkmate Russia?"
  • April 30, 2013 - "Five Major Hindrances To Counterterrorism Efforts"
  • April 23, 2013 - "Boston Bombing Case Parallels Toulouse Attacks"
  • April 16, 2013 - "Nanny-State Freeloaders Celebrate Thatcher's Death"
  • April 9, 2013 - "A Socialist Lawmaker's Fiscal Double Life"
  • April 2, 2013 - "Capitalism Isn't Dying"
  • March 26, 2013 - "NATO's Cyber-Warfare Treatise Is Long Overdue"
  • March 19, 2013 - "A European Bailout Unlike Any Other"
  • March 12, 2013 - "The Deal That Russia And America Must Make Following Chavez's Death"
  • March 5, 2013 - "Have They No Shame?"
  • February 26, 2013 - "Leggo My 'Argo': Iran's Unhealthy Fixation On Ben Affleck"
  • February 19, 2013 - "Pentagon Keyboard Jockeys Can Now Out-Decorate Combat Heroes"
  • February 12, 2013 - "'Assassination Memo' A First Step In Setting Up New Warfare Parameters"
  • February 5, 2013 - "Delusions Of The Anti-War Crowd"
  • January 29, 2013 - "Immigration Reform Plan Is A Farce"
  • January 22, 2013 - "Spy Secrets Of Zero Dark Thirty"
  • January 15, 2013 - "Hollande Proving Himself A Surprisingly Wise Warrior"
  • January 8, 2013 - "The Death Of Depth"
  • January 1, 2013 - "What Hemingway Can Teach Us About New Year's Predictions"
  • December 25, 2012 - "NRA 'Solutions' Are Straight Out Of A Stallone Movie"
  • December 18, 2012 - "Put Prospective Gun Owners Under The Microscope"
  • December 11, 2012 - "When Terrorists "Killed" In Drone Strikes Aren't Really Dead"
  • December 4, 2012 - "The Folly Of The Defense Intelligence Agency's Spy-Hiring Spree"
  • November 27, 2012 - "Bond's 'Skyfall' Could Be Our Very Real Nightmare"
  • November 20, 2012 - "True Capitalism Can Weed Out System-Wrecking Psychopaths"
  • November 13, 2012 - "The French View Of The Petraeus Sex Scandal"
  • October 30, 2012 - "Why We're Still In Deep Trouble No Matter Who Wins The Presidency"
  • October 23, 2012 - "How The Election Could Go Wrong For Romney"
  • October 16, 2012 - "The French Favor Obama In Presidential Race -- Which Shows They Have Much To Learn"
  • October 9, 2012 - "Presidential Showdown Highlights America's Critical Thought Problem"
  • October 2, 2012 - "Romney Can Win By Doing One Thing"
  • September 25, 2012 - "Britain's Backup Plan"
  • September 18, 2012 - "The Truth Behind The New Islamic Flashpoints"
  • September 11, 2012 - "Is Putin The Russian Reagan?"
  • September 4, 2012 - "Tips For Adapting To The New Global Economic Reality"
  • August 28, 2012 - "Five Things Romney Needs From The GOP Convention"
  • August 21, 2012 - "How Pussy Riot Bamboozled The Media"
  • August 14, 2012 - "Obama Sides With An Unlikely Ally In Syria"
  • August 7, 2012 - "What Michael Phelps Can Teach Us About International Relations"
  • July 31, 2012 - "Olympics Highlight England's Iron Stomach For Nonsense, Ineptitude"
  • July 24, 2012 - "Cronyism, Not Capitalism, The Real Cause Of Olympics Security Mess"
  • July 17, 2012 - "The Escalator Of Success (Next Time Take The Stairs)"
  • July 10, 2012 - "Could We Have The Wars Without The Manipulation?'
  • July 3, 2012 - "The Rise Of The Spy-Next-Door"
  • June 26, 2012 - "The World Isn't Buying Europe's Nonsense"
  • June 19, 2012 - "The Have-Littles And The Have-Nots"
  • June 12, 2012 - "Tough-Love Commencement Speech Highlights Deeper Problems"
  • June 5, 2012 - "We're Already At War In Syria"
  • May 29, 2012 - "Romney Must Find Tactical Advantage"
  • May 22, 2012 - "Are Government 'Strategic Communications' Coming To American Airwaves?"
  • May 15, 2012 - "Waiting For A European Santa Claus"
  • May 8, 2012 - "Why France Elected A Socialist President"
  • May 1, 2012 - "Lame Attempts To Shut Off Afghan Heroin Spigot Have Been Futile"
  • April 24, 2012 - "The Truth About France's 'Far-Right' Electoral Surge"
  • April 18, 2012 - "The 'Pretty Woman' Strategy For Political Victory"
  • April 10, 2012 - "The GSA Scandal And Throwback Civil Service Culture"
  • April 3, 2012 - "Russia's Romney Remarks And The Dangers Of Dumbing Down"
  • March 27, 2012 - "Terrorist Hijacks French Elections"
  • March 27, 2012 - "Un Cri D'Amour A Sarkozy"
  • March 20, 2012 - "First World Problems"
  • March 13, 2012 - "Sarkozy's Cry For Help"
  • March 6, 2012 - "Russia Re-Putined"
  • February 28, 2012 - "New WikiLeaks Stash: A Frightening View Of Government Intelligence"
  • February 21, 2012 - "Twitter Mentality A Threat To America"
  • February 14, 2012 - "Obama Has It Right On Birth Control"
  • February 7, 2012 - "Romney Is Dangerously Naive On Foreign Policy"
  • January 29, 2012 - "New EU Credit Downgrades: Will Any Part Of Europe Save Itself?"
  • January 22, 2012 - "Globalization: Survival Of The Phoniest"
  • January 15, 2012 - "France Downgraded, Socialism Bombs Out Again"
  • January 8, 2012 - "Margaret Thatcher And The Plague Of Fake Female Empowerment"
  • January 1, 2012 - "Putin Stymies Protesters With Subversion Strategies"
  • December 25, 2011 - "Christmas Gifts For Political Targets"
  • December 18, 2011 - "Canada Quits Kyoto Protocol, Dodges Tax Bullet"
  • December 11, 2011 - "Jail And Impeach Overspending European Leaders"
  • December 4, 2011 - "Spy Games Getting Beefed Up"
  • November 27, 2011 - "Durban Environmental Summit Alternative Agenda"
  • November 20, 2011 - "U.S. And Europe Threaten Their Own Energy Independence"
  • November 13, 2011 - "Perry Debate Gaffe Highlights Hyperfocus on Image"
  • November 6, 2011 - "The G20 Dysfunctional Family Reunion"
  • October 30, 2011 - "America Now More Pro-Civil Service Than Russia"
  • October 23, 2011 - "Obama Risks An Oil Opportunity"
  • October 16, 2011 - "Why Every American Should Care About The French Presidential Race"
  • October 9, 2011 - "Wall Street And Its Occupiers: Both State Welfare Junkies"
  • October 2, 2011 - "Russia's Arctic Embrace: Cold War Reloaded"
  • September 25, 2011 - "Obama's International Outsourcing"
  • September 18, 2011 - "Your Rights End Where Mine Begin"
  • September 15, 2011 - "Les Anars Revent Du Grand Soir"
  • September 11, 2011 - "An American Icon Goes To Brink Of War With Socialism"
  • September 4, 2011 - "September 17, 2011: Day 1 Of Anarchists' Attempt To Ignite America"
  • August 28, 2011 - "Obama: Go Get The Lockerbie Bomber From Libya"
  • August 21, 2011 - "Republican Primaries: A Guide To Vetting Candidates' Sex Lives"
  • August 14, 2011 - "Could The London Riots Happen In America?"
  • August 7, 2011 - "Global Poll Uncovers Psychic Shift On Immigration"
  • July 31, 2011 - "So I Guess We're All Terrorists Now"
  • July 24, 2011 - "Global Warming Panel To Earth's Rescue, On Our Dime"
  • July 17, 2011 - "Some In Europe Wrongly Blame Bush For U.S. Debt Crisis"
  • July 10, 2011 - "Obama Aide: Voters Will Ignore Economic Stats And Follow Their Hearts"
  • July 8, 2011 - "DSK Drama Has Paris Burning"
  • July 6, 2011 - "Fidel Castro's Secret Libya Rants"
  • July 3, 2011 - "Ex-IMF Chief Rape Case Shows Difference Between Truth And Justice"
  • June 26, 2011 - "Where The Jobs Are"
  • June 19, 2011 - "Europe Begs Private Sector to Bail Out Socialist Failure Greece"
  • June 12, 2011 - "How To Survive An American Political Sex Scandal"
  • June 5, 2011 - "The Stupidest Immigration Reform Idea You Haven't Heard About"
  • May 29, 2011 - "IMF Chief Case Proves There's Shocking Wealth In Being A Socialist"
  • May 22, 2011 - "Strauss-Kahn: The Milieu Is The Message"
  • May 19, 2011 - "Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Last 'Seduction'"
  • May 15, 2011 - "Canada's Harper A Role Model For Conservative Victory In The USA"
  • May 12, 2011 - "Canada's Lesson For Australia"
  • May 8, 2011 - "Bin Laden Is Dead. Long Live Airport Security Checks!"
  • May 1, 2011 - "America Needs To Exploit Social Unrest Abroad For Economic Opportunity"
  • April 24, 2011 - "France's Immigration Lessons For America"
  • April 17, 2011 - "Why Care About The Rest Of The World?"
  • April 10, 2011 - "If Obama Pulled Sarkozy's Stunts..."
  • April 3, 2011 - "Why Charlie Sheen Should Run For President"
  • March 28, 2011 - "Wars People Want"
  • March 20, 2011 - "Canada's Immigrant Handbook Selectively Offends Liberals"
  • March 13, 2011 - "Sarkozy's Hot Air Strikes"
  • March 6, 2011 - "Why You(r) Twits Won't Change Sheen or Gaddafi"
  • February 28, 2011 - "The New Slavery"
  • February 27, 2011 - "Union Liberticide From Wisconsin To France"
  • February 20, 2011 - "European Media Calls George W. Bush Visionary"
  • February 13, 2011 - "The Catastrophe of Compromise"
  • February 6, 2011 - "Charlie Sheen And Toxic Fame"
  • January 30, 2011 - "The New Realities Of Muslim Non-Integration"
  • January 29, 2011 - "Where Egos Dare"
  • January 23, 2011 - "Obama: Blew Hu"
  • January 16, 2011 - "The Tucson Shooting As Seen From France"
  • January 9, 2011 - "How I Was Mugged In The City Of Love"
  • January 3, 2011 - "Al Qaeda's English Language Magazine: Inspire"
  • December 26, 2010 - "Could France Go Even Further Right?"
  • December 21, 2010 - "Silvio Berlusconi's Virtue"
  • December 19, 2010 - "Job Posting: GOP Presidential Candidate"
  • December 13, 2010 - "Obama Couldn't Survive Being Berlusconi"
  • December 10, 2010 - "France's Warning To America"
  • December 5, 2010 - "Top 10 Moments of George W. Bush's FaceBook Interview"
  • November 29, 2010 - "Al Gore's 'Mistake'"
  • November 21, 2010 - "How The Internet Invaded A Country And Could Start A War For You!"
  • November 7, 2010 - "Why Do Business Stars Make Bad Politicians?"
  • October 31, 2010 - "George Soros: Smoke A Bowl for California"
  • October 29, 2010 - "Dissecting French Schizophrenia"
  • October 24, 2010 - "Obama's Slight-of-Mouth Show"
  • October 17, 2010 - "What The Most Watched TV Shows Say About America"
  • October 10, 2010 - "Hooters Attacked in the UK"
  • October 3, 2010 - "Obama's Definition of Rich is Wrong"
  • September 26, 2010 - "Obama 'Pontificus Magnus' Descends Upon UN"
  • September 18, 2010 - "Lady Gaga's Misguided Campaign"
  • September 12, 2010 - "Islamic Schools Following Left's Template"
  • September 5, 2010 - "Obama Tackles Mideast Peace: Oh Please, Get Real"
  • August 28, 2010 - "Women Behaving Badly"
  • August 21, 2010 - "Canada's Immigration Debate"
  • August 14, 2010 - "Are Black Voters Delusional Over Obama?"
  • August 7, 2010 - "Publicizing Mel Gibson Rants Should Be Illegal"
  • August 1, 2010 - "France Rightfully Bans The Burqa"
  • July 20, 2010 - "Reforming The French"
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