Free Beacon Daniel Wiser

Daniel Wiser is an assistant editor of National Affairs. He graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in May 2013, where he studied Journalism and Political Science and was the State & National Editor for The Daily Tar Heel. He hails from Waxhaw, N.C., and currently lives in Washington, D.C. His Twitter handle is @TheWiserChoice.

Mideast Yemen

Report: Terrorist Groups Could Launch U.S. Attacks, Obtain WMDs Under Obama’s Current Strategy

Think tank says al Qaeda, Islamic State could control twice as much territory and have twice as many fighters in two years’ time

December 8, 2015
Venezuela Elections

Venezuelan Opposition Prevails in Historic Legislative Elections

President Maduro and his regime suffer first significant losses in nearly two decades

December 7, 2015

Venezuela ‘Spiraling Further into Crisis’ Ahead of Elections

Experts urge Obama administration to sanction Maduro regime that has overseen a surge in crime and poverty

December 4, 2015
Xi Jinping

China Bans Book on Constitutional Democracy Ahead of ‘Constitution Day’

Communist Party dismisses constitutionalism as a ‘western value’ designed to undermine China

December 3, 2015

Al Qaeda Capitalizes on Chaos in Yemen to Expand Presence

Emerging rivalry with Islamic State poses threat to United States, West, experts say

December 3, 2015
Crimea Ukraine Electricity

Russia Spreads Propaganda in Crimea During Blackout

Moscow seeks to discredit west in news reports as it abuses the rights of minorities in Ukraine

December 1, 2015

Officials: Obama, Lawmakers Impede Intel Agencies in Terrorism Fight

Former intel director: ‘American intelligence professionals are now operating with one hand tied behind their backs’

December 1, 2015

Islamic State Radicalizes ‘Thousands’ in United States

Report finds that terrorist group ‘has the necessary supporters in place and the financial means to carry out’ attack in America

November 25, 2015
Vladimir Putin

Russia Co-opts Western Media, Internet Companies to Spread Propaganda

Authoritarian states turn to “social media hacking” after failure to stifle online communication

November 24, 2015

Islamic State Employs New Tactics to Plot Attacks

Terrorist group thwarting Western intelligence, militaries through encrypted communications, control of Middle East resources

November 21, 2015