Author Archives: Michael Fumento

Trump Unleashes the Dogs of a Trade War

Wait for the retaliation from affected countries to begin—call it mutual assured destruction.

Ted Cruz’s Flighty Campaign for the International Space Station

The ISS has been called an ‘orbital turkey,’ so why is this so-called fiscal conservative wielding the baster?

No Real ‘Berlin Airlift’ for Puerto Rico

Two weeks after storm, supplies and food should have been there already.

Why Special Ops Should Be Off Limits to Women

As first female SEAL trainee reportedly drops out, debate hovers around biology.

The Paris Agreement Had No Teeth

If solar and wind were indeed catching up to other forms of electricity generation, they wouldn’t need subsidies.

United Blew It, but End the Passenger’s Pity Party

It was a premeditated temper tantrum gone viral.

Is Trump Taking Us Down the Path to a Banana Republic?

The problem with strongmen

A Peace Prize for Aiding and Abetting a Drug Cartel?

Maybe next year they can award it to somebody more deserving.

A Weighty Argument Against Women in Combat

Heavy body armor is a challenge even for men.

Don’t Overstate the Terrorist Threat

The mass murder in Nice was horrific, but it doesn’t mean that ISIS is growing.

A Good Guy With a Gun Runs, Too

Some nightclub patrons might have been armed. But we shouldn’t expect civilians to stop a killer.

How to Remember the Fallen

Warriors I knew made the ultimate sacrifice out of love. We should recall them in the same spirit.

Trump Is No ‘Tough Guy’

I covered SEALs in Iraq and worked Afghan warzones. The Donald is no alpha.

American Sniper’s Myths and Misrepresentations

The book, the movie, and the man all tell less than the truth about Iraq and the soldiers who fought there.

Bill O’Reilly Disgraces War Reporting

“The No Spin Zone” host wants war-zone glory without the sacrifices made by real battlefield correspondents.