Free Beacon Aaron Kliegman

Aaron Kliegman is the news editor of the Washington Free Beacon. Prior to joining the Free Beacon, Aaron worked as a research associate at the Center for Security Policy, a national security think tank, and as the deputy field director on Micah Edmond's campaign for U.S. Congress. In December 2016, he received his master's degree from Johns Hopkins University’s Global Security Studies Program in Washington, D.C., with a concentration in strategic studies. He graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2014 and lives in Leesburg, Virginia. His Twitter handle is @Aaron_Kliegman. He can be reached at

Iran Arrests Paris-Based Academic, France Demands Answers

Fariba Adelkhah denied contact with French consular staff

July 17, 2019

In Major Foreign Policy Speech, Biden Identifies Trump as the Enemy

Presidential candidate castigates the incumbent, blind to his own failed record

July 11, 2019

60% of Hate Crimes in NYC This Year Targeted Jews

Total number of hate crimes jumped by 64 percent

June 5, 2019

Disney Would Leave Georgia Over Abortion, But Not Jordan

Bob Iger's mass media giant has history of filming in foreign countries with strict laws against abortion

May 30, 2019

German Official Warns Jews Not to Wear Kippahs in Public

Warning comes amid rising anti-Semitism across Europe

May 28, 2019
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan

U.S. Commander: Al Qaeda Operating 'Across' Afghanistan

General's comments come as Washington seeks assurances that Taliban won't let terrorists use Afghan soil

May 23, 2019
US soldiers take part in a massive amphibious landing

Is the U.S. Planning for the Right War?

Analysis: The Pentagon may not be prepared for the next war, but it wants to be ready for the more important one

May 20, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping

Report: China, Russia Deepening Defense Partnership

Expert says Sino-Russian relationship a growing concern for the U.S.

May 14, 2019

China's Great Nuclear Wall

Essay: Beijing's opaque approach to arms control obscures the growing threat of its nuclear arsenal

May 12, 2019