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.

Vladimir Putin

Russia, Capitalizing on
Terror Threat, Pursues ‘Aggressive’ Military Posture Abroad

Analysts warn that Moscow is seeking to undermine NATO while world focuses on Islamic State fight

November 20, 2015
A Russia-backed armoured personnel carrier makes its way near positions at the destroyed building of Donetsk Airport just outside Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, June 9

Polish Minister: Europe Looking for ‘Any Good Excuse’ to Ease Pressure on Russia

Countries urge U.S., West not to neglect Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine as they target the Islamic State

November 18, 2015

Cubans Surge Into Mexico, Southern United States

Migrants fear that United States will soon cut off legal residency as Washington normalizes relations with Havana

November 18, 2015
Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama

Obama Administration Weighs Partnership with Russia Against Islamic State

CIA director: ‘We’ve been exchanging information’ with Moscow, ‘needs to be enhanced’

November 16, 2015

Critics: Obama’s Islamic State Strategy ‘Highly Dangerous’

Analysts note that terrorist group continues to launch attacks, destabilize Middle East

November 13, 2015
Kim Jong-Un

Kim Jong-Un's Purge of Officials Threatens Stability of Regime

Pyongyang poses ‘severe’ threat to United States as it expands its nuclear capabilities

November 13, 2015

6,000 Miles to Freedom

Feature: Ji Seong-ho escaped from North Korea on crutches after nearly starving to death. Now he’s rescuing other defectors.

November 12, 2015
Vladimir Putin

Russia Targets Prominent Human Rights Group

Moscow says organization is undermining Russian constitution, could seek to dissolve it

November 11, 2015
Fang Fenghui

China Quietly Expands Military
Influence in Africa

Beijing eyeing base in region vital to U.S. counterterrorism operations

November 10, 2015
Vladimir Putin

Russian Internet Law Could Threaten Security of Americans’ Personal Data

Moscow requires major companies to move information to servers in Russia by start of next year

November 6, 2015