Barbara Boland

Foreign Policy and National Security Reporter

Barbara Boland is TAC’s foreign policy and national security reporter. Previously, she worked as an editor for the Washington Examiner and for CNS News. She is the author of Patton Uncovered, a book about General George Patton in World War II, and her work has appeared on Fox News, The Hill UK Spectator, and elsewhere. Boland is graduate from Immaculata University in Pennsylvania.  Follow her on Twitter @BBatDC.

author archive

The Tell-All Book Mattis Didn’t Want Published

This is typical: former officials who write truthful memoirs often face threats, lawsuits, and even imprisonment.
Barbara Boland September 16, 2019

Bolton Likely Axed Over Taliban Deal, Leaks

Trump was increasingly frustrated with Bolton publicly contradicting him and scuttling his negotiations.
Barbara Boland September 10, 2019

Highly-Placed Leakers, Swamp Creatures Blast Trump-Taliban Deal

Beltway interests of every stripe are rushing to their battle stations to make sure any agreement goes down in flames.
Barbara Boland September 6, 2019

Under New U.S.-Taliban Deal, More Troops Stay than Leave

Despite Trump's campaign promise to get out of Afghanistan, this is shaping up to be a long-term occupation.
Barbara Boland September 3, 2019

U.S. Bullies Its Way Into Dispute, Moves to Seize Iranian Tanker

British Gibraltar ordered the ship's release to ease tensions. Washington wasn't having any of it.
Barbara Boland August 15, 2019

Mueller Dragnet Snags Ex-Clintonista, Obama Lawyer

Greg Craig took money from a pro-Russian regime, just like jailed ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort. Welcome to the swamp.
Barbara Boland August 15, 2019

Media: Tulsi is New Darling of ‘Russia’s Propaganda Machine’

Remember when Red-baiting was considered dogmatic and passé by the left-wing hive?
Barbara Boland August 5, 2019

Will Boris Johnson Defy Washington on Iran?

Britain's new PM supported the Iran deal in the past. But Brexit may force his hand—and John Bolton knows it.
Barbara Boland July 31, 2019