Brandon J. Weichert

About Brandon J. Weichert

Brandon J. Weichert is a geopolitical analyst who manages The Weichert Report. He is a contributing editor at American Greatness and a contributor at The American Spectator . His writings on national security have appeared in Real Clear Politics and he has been featured on the BBC and CBS News. Brandon is an associate producer for "America First with Sebastian Gorka" and is a former congressional staffer who is currently working on his doctorate in international relations.

Seriously, Just Order the Pentagon to Build the Wall

The estimated price tag on President Trump’s “big, beautiful” southern border wall is $25 billion—a paltry sum compared with the ways government otherwise fritters away taxpayers’ dollars. Yet a government shutdown looms—and Democrats can’t have that. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) paid a visit to

By | 2018-12-15T20:47:07+00:00 December 15th, 2018|

The British Empire Is Dead, Long Live the Empire!

Vladimir Putin, a man who styles himself a Russian nationalist and neo-imperialist, famously lamented the collapse of the Soviet Union as the “greatest geopolitical disaster of the [twentieth] century.” Putin was wrong. It was the collapse of the British Empire that proved disastrous for the world—and particularly for U.S. foreign policy. Before the

By | 2018-12-09T21:50:47+00:00 December 9th, 2018|

Israel and the Sunni Arab States Cannot Resist Iran Alone

The small democratic state of Israel finds itself outnumbered—and potentially outgunned—as the Iranian threat, supported by its Hezbollah terrorist allies, amasses to its north. Recently, though, the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got itself in an even bigger mess. After allowing for Qatar to transfer $15 million in financial aid and

By | 2018-11-18T23:58:48+00:00 November 19th, 2018|

The Left Uses Bomb Scare As Excuse to Silence the Right

The Secret Service on Wednesday reported their agents had intercepted several explosive devices en route to the homes of Bill and Hillary Clinton, as well as to former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Another package was discovered at CNN’s New York headquarters addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan

By | 2018-10-24T12:12:43+00:00 October 24th, 2018|