Curt Mills

Curt Mills is the Washington Editor of Spectator USA. He is a 2019 Robert Novak Journalism fellow, completing a project on President Donald Trump’s foreign policy.

Politics

Trump swaps one defense contractor for another

Out with acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan…in with acting defense secretary Mark Esper

By Curt Mills

Middle East

America has a credibility problem on Iran

Who trusts the agencies that Trump doesn’t trust?

By Curt Mills

Middle East

Is Matt Gaetz the future of Trump foreign policy?

Trump favorite’s speech sets a watershed

By Curt Mills

Politics

Joe Biden is a Trump Republican

And it could be the key to his success

By Curt Mills

Politics

Don’t write off Elizabeth Warren

She was the would-be candidate of 2016. She could be the comeback story of 2020

By Curt Mills

Politics

Liz Cheney rehabilitates the family name

Short on women, the Republicans resuscitate a tarnished brand

By Curt Mills

Politics

The inevitability of Joe Biden

Joementum seems unstoppable

By Curt Mills

Politics

Brett Kavanaugh: the MAGA Justice?

The populist right praises his stand against Big Tech

By Curt Mills

Politics

What’s the matter with Bernie?

The leader of the pack becomes the biggest loser

By Curt Mills

Politics

The Democrats are two parties on foreign policy

Liberal 2020 candidates are skittish on national security

By Curt Mills

Internet

Is war with Silicon Valley a Trump 2020 strategy?

The president ponders putting social media purges center stage

By Curt Mills

Middle East

Trump’s IRGC designation could be a pretext for war

Stretching America’s AUMF could be next, if need be

By Curt Mills

Bannon invades Latin America

The former White House chief strategist is crafting new alliances in Brazil

By Curt Mills

Politics

What can Mick Mulvaney bring to the Chief of Staff role?

The OMB chief could be a boon to foreign policy restraint

By Curt Mills

Politics

Will the White House have no Chief of Staff?

Nick Ayers’s shock rejection of Trump’s offer has convulsed the search to replace John Kelly

By Curt Mills

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