Collection of My Published Material


What Does It Mean to Be ‘America First’?The American Conservative (February 6, 2024)

Reevaluating Confederate General Albert Sidney JohnstonThe Libertarian Institute (January 2, 2024)

Epilogue to the Old Right: The Andrews-Werdel Campaign of 1956The American Conservative (October 16, 2023)

How a Super Bowl Whitewash of Tillman Cover-Up Was a Helpful ReminderResponsible Statecraft (February 15, 2023)

FDR WonThe American Conservative (October 17, 2022)

Loser Liz Cheney: We Knew Ye, and That Was the ProblemResponsible Statecraft (August 17, 2022)

The Dean of Non-InterventionismThe American Conservative (July 8, 2022)

Merchants of DeathThe American Conservative (November 8, 2021)

Nation-Building Abroad Eroded Pennsylvanians’ Trust in InstitutionsRealClearPolitics (September 1, 2021)

Separated By a Century: The Doomed Narcissism of Generals Petraeus and MilesResponsible Statecraft (August 25, 2021)

Happy 140th Birthday, Smedley ButlerThe Libertarian Institute (July 30, 2021)

All Vices Created Equal: Brandi Love and TPUSAThe Libertarian Institute (July 19, 2021)

The Latest Presidential Historians Survey Is A MessThe American Conservative (July 6, 2021)

Twenty Years of the War on TerrorThe American Conservative (April 8, 2021)

General John Bahnsen, America’s Most Illustrious Living Soldier, Endorses ‘Defend the Guard’– BringOurTroopsHome.US (February 8, 2021)

Walter Q. Gresham Was a Real Restrainer’s Secretary of StateResponsible Statecraft (December 5, 2020)

These Veterans Want More Than Corporate Perks And ‘Thank You For Your Service’Responsible Statecraft (November 11, 2020)

It’s Still Trump’s GOP, Not Liz Cheney’sThe American Conservative (November 6, 2020)

High Stakes…Whispers Of Fraud…Are We Headed For Another Election Of 1960?The American Conservative (November 3, 2020)

Could 2020 Show the Influence of Pennsylvania’s Foreign Policy Voters?RealClearDefense (October 29, 2020)

A History of Libertarian Party Presidential Messaging, 1972-1996The Libertarian Institute (October 15, 2020)

Harris and Truman? How an Embrace of the National Security State Runs in the FamilyResponsible Statecraft (October 14, 2020)

Saving Christopher Columbus From The Cultural ArsonistsThe American Conservative (October 12, 2020)

The Case for Minority ObstructionismThe American Conservative (October 6, 2020)

The ‘Explosive’ Russian Bounty Story is So Far, a DudResponsible Statecraft (September 29, 2020)

Re-Politicize the Supreme CourtThe American Conservative (September 28, 2020)

‘Cuties’ Has Been Here For DecadesThe American Conservative (September 21, 2020)

Trump Connects The Generals And The Military-Industrial ComplexThe American Conservative (September 14, 2020)

The Child Sex-Trafficking Scandal America ForgotThe American Conservative (September 5, 2020)

The Case That Put Vigilante Violence Front And Center In NYCThe American Conservative (August 31, 2020)

A Dewey-Beats-Truman Moment In The Offing?The American Conservative (August 24, 2020)

Imagining a Memorial for the Veterans of the Global War on TerrorThe Libertarian Institute (July 29, 2020)

What Kind Of Monument Will Give War On Terror Dead Their Due?The American Conservative (July 18, 2020)

Nevertheless, Pro-Life Democrat Ellen McCormack PersistedThe American Conservative (May 29, 2020)

Trump Vetoes Bipartisan Measure To Stop War Against IranThe American Conservative (May 7, 2020)

Finding Accountability for Captain CrozierThe Libertarian Institute (April 14, 2020)

No BailoutsThe Libertarian Institute (March 25, 2020)

Who Would Joe Biden Pick for Vice President?The National Interest (March 7, 2020)

The Quincy Institute: Off to a Decent StartThe Libertarian Institute (March 3, 2020)

Tulsi’s Populist ‘Country First’ Anti-War CrusadeThe American Conservative (February 19, 2020)

Congress Balks at Trump’s Iran WarThe National Interest (February 13, 2020)

CPAC Head Would Fear for Senator Mitt Romney’s Safety If He Attended 2020 ConferenceThe National Interest (February 10, 2020)

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Wants to Legalize Drugs (As in All Drugs)The National Interest (February 7, 2020)

Would a President Joe Biden Legalize Pot?The National Interest (February 6, 2020)

AOC’s Electric Car Dream: A National Network of Electric Car Charges Along U.S. Highways within 5 YearsThe National Interest (February 6, 2020)

President Trump Declares After Senate Impeachment Acquittal “This Should Never Happen To Another President.”The National Interest (February 6, 2020)

Bernie Sanders vs. Pete Buttigieg in Iowa: Could It Be a Tie?The National Interest (February 6, 2020)

Trump Acquitted: How Democrats Failed to Secure Enough Impeachment VotesThe National Interest (February 5, 2020)

Biden Falters, but With No Clear Winner in Iowa What Happens Next?The National Interest (February 5, 2020)

Mitt Romney Will Vote To Convict President Trump. That Shouldn’t Shock You.The National Interest (February 5, 2020)

Gallup: Donald Trump’s Approval Rating Hits Record 49%The National Interest (February 5, 2020)

Are the Democrats Handing 2020 to Trump?The National Interest (January 25, 2020)

Why Is Tom Cotton Hurling the Charge of Anti-Semitism At the Quincy Institute?The National Interest (January 10, 2020)

Anti-War Conservatives Should Join Protests Against Trump’s Iran ConfrontationThe American Conservative (January 6, 2020)

Opportunities for Cooperation With RussiaThe Libertarian Institute (December 21, 2019)

Democrats Are Taking a Big Gamble In Withholding ImpeachmentThe National Interest (December 20, 2019)

The Campaign to Lie America Into World War IIThe American Conservative (December 6, 2019)

The Brave Cadre of Conservative Anti-War RepublicansThe American Conservative (November 19, 2019)

Veterans to Congress: End Forever WarsThe National Interest (November 18, 2019)

Combat Vet Senator Richard Black Fighting the War (November 18, 2019)

Will Trump Prove to be His Own Worst Enemy During Impeachment?The National Interest (November 12, 2019)

Trump’s Tumultuous Relationships Reveal Inner-Circle Chaos and Political OpportunitiesThe National Interest (November 8, 2019)

Will Impeachment Hurt Trump?The National Interest (November 5, 2019)

To Sir, With No Love: Professor Petraeus Misses the MarkThe American Conservative (November 5, 2019)

Debt Bomb Ready to Blow: The Greatest Threat to America (All in One Chart)The National Interest (October 28, 2019)

A Warning: Why Should Anyone Trust Anonymous?The National Interest (October 26, 2019)

Joe Biden’s Black Sheep Son Could Wreck His Presidential RunThe National Interest (October 22, 2019)

Parliament Votes to Keep Brexit in LimboThe National Interest (October 19, 2019)

Do or Die on BrexitThe National Interest (October 18, 2019)

Fight Night: The Dem Debate Put a Spotlight on ImpeachmentThe National Interest (October 16, 2019)

Columbus Day Stills Needs to Be DefendedThe American Conservative (October 14, 2019)

Marie Yovanovitch: A Real Threat to Trump?The National Interest (October 11, 2019)

Giuliani Associates Indicted for Campaign Finance ViolationsThe National Interest (October 10, 2019)

Sleepy No More: Biden Demands Trump’s ImpeachmentThe National Interest (October 9, 2019)

Will Trump’s Syria Moves Push Republicans to Back Impeachment?The National Interest (October 8, 2019)

Republicans Struggle With Trump’s Impeachment DebacleThe National Interest (October 5, 2019)

Trump Team Haunted by So-Called “Democrat Hoax”The National Interest (October 1, 2019)

Can Trump Tweet His Way Out of Impeachment?The National Interest (September 30, 2019)

Beware the Global Do-Gooder DemocratsThe American Conservative (September 30, 2019)

The Trump Impeachment Debacle Has Exposed Cracks in the GOPThe National Interest (September 28, 2019)

National Security Showdown Puts Intelligence Chief in Public SpotlightThe National Interest (September 26, 2019)

The Battle Over Trump’s Ukraine TranscriptThe National Interest (September 25, 2019)

Pelosi Prepares to ImpeachThe National Interest (September 24, 2019)

Is the Trump Ukraine Controversy Much Ado About Nothing?The National Interest (September 20, 2019)

Lewandowski Lowers the Bar in Unprecedented LimboThe National Interest (September 18, 2019)

The PC Brigade Takes Another Scalp: an SNL ComedianThe American Conservative (September 18, 2019)

The Curious Congressional Bid of Valerie PlameThe National Interest (September 17, 2019)

Leading Democrats Ensure that Trump Remains in PowerThe National Interest (September 13, 2019)

The New Democratic Foreign Policy?The National Interest (September 12, 2019)

Will Bolton’s Ouster Lead to Changes in Trump Foreign Policy?The National Interest (September 10, 2019)

Can the Queen Save Parliament from Its Brexit Debacle?The National Interest (September 9, 2019)

Veterans: Mattis Spent Career Tending the Status QuoThe American Conservative (September 5, 2019)

How Russia and Iran Dominated the G7 SummitThe National Interest (August 28, 2019)

Joe Rogan: The Most Trusted Man in AmericaThe American Conservative (August 27, 2019)

Meet Joe Walsh: The New Never Trump CandidateThe National Interest (August 24, 2019)

Will Marriane Williamson’s Department of Peace Plan Work?The National Interest (August 20, 2019)

Did Israel Go Too Far Against Omar and Tlaib?The National Interest (August 16, 2019)

Trump Takes the Immigration Fight to the Next LevelThe National Interest (August 13, 2019)

Can Boris Johnson Win a Post-Brexit Election?The National Interest (August 10, 2019)

The Danger of a Nuclear Catastrophe is Greater Than During the Cold WarThe National Interest (August 7, 2019)

Would Biden Derail Trump’s Election Strategy?The National Interest (August 3, 2019)

Why Trump Parted with Dan CoatsThe National Interest (August 2, 2019)

Democrats Rev It Up in DetroitThe National Interest (July 31, 2019)

Why Democrats Are Further Away from Impeachment Than EverThe National Interest (July 26, 2019)

The Mueller Hearing: Learning Nothing and Forgetting NothingThe National Interest (July 24, 2019)

Dangerous Foreign Policy at the National Conservatism ConferenceThe Libertarian Institute (July 23, 2019)

Will Nationalism Become the New Credo of the GOP?The National Interest (July 17, 2019)

With His Tweets, Trump is Raising the Ante for 2020The National Interest (July 16, 2019)

The Census Setback Shows That Immigration Continues to Vex TrumpThe National Interest (July 12, 2019)

Cruel Britannia: The Row Between Trump and the AmbassadorThe National Interest (July 9, 2019)

Democrats Debate, Round 2: Who Won, Who Lost and Who Needs to QuitThe National Interest (June 29, 2019)

Democratic Candidates Fight For Attention During National DebateThe National Interest (June 27, 2019)

The New Right, Dripping With MaliceThe American Conservative (June 26, 2019)

Has Joe Sestak’s Presidential Moment Arrived?The National Interest (June 25, 2019)

Congress Splits Over Trump and IranThe National Interest (June 21, 2019)

Hook Pitches ‘Maximum  Pressure’ to CongressThe National Interest (June 20, 2019)

Do Trump’s Polls Matter?The National Interest (June 18, 2019)

Will Trump Really Pull the Trigger on Mexico Tariffs?The National Interest (June 5, 2019)

Trump Fires the First Shot in Mexico Tariff WarThe National Interest (June 1, 2019)

How Altoona Found a New IdentityThe American Conservative (May 31, 2019)

Did Mueller Just Hand Democrats What They Need to Impeach Trump?The National Interest (May 29, 2019)

Stop Underestimating the Green New DealThe American Conservative (May 29, 2019)

Pelosi and Amash Clash Over the “I” WordThe National Interest (May 24, 2019)

Why McGahn Was a No ShowThe National Interest (May 21, 2019)

Trump Revs Up the Battle Over ImmigrationThe National Interest (May 18, 2019)

The Justice Department Goes All-In on Origins of Russia ProbeThe National Interest (May 17, 2019)

Where’s the Fight Over Don Jr.’s Testimony Headed?The National Interest (May 10, 2019)

The Democrats Go to War Against William BarrThe National Interest (May 9, 2019)

McConnell Says ‘Case Closed,’ But Is It?The National Interest (May 7, 2019)

Barr Misleads the Senate, Defies House of RepresentativesThe National Interest (May 2, 2019)

“Coup” in Caracas?The National Interest (April 30, 2019)

Is Don McGahn the Biggest Threat to the White House?The National Interest (April 26, 2019)

The Mueller Report is Out (And Barr Goes to Bat for Trump)The National Interest (April 18, 2019)

Does Pete Buttigieg Have a Foreign Policy?The National Interest (April 17, 2019)

The Battle for Trump’s Taxes is Just BeginningThe National Interest (April 12, 2019)

What Does the Assange Arrest Mean for Press Freedoms in America?The National Interest (April 11, 2019)

Barr Confronts Congressional DemocratsThe National Interest (April 10, 2019)

Trump Touts Progress at ‘Overwhelmed’ Southern BorderThe National Interest (April 8, 2019)

Why Democrats Keep Targeting Trump’s Tax ReturnsThe National Interest (April 5, 2019)

Will Congress Reclaim Its War Powers?The National Interest (April 2, 2019)

Will Trump Really Close the Southern Border?The National Interest (April 1, 2019)

The War Between Trump and Schiff is Just StartingThe National Interest (March 29, 2019)

How the Media Got it Wrong on Trump and RussiaThe National Interest (March 28, 2019)

Democrats Balk at Barr Letter, Where Will They Go From Here?The National Interest (March 26, 2019)

Donald Trump’s Controversial Golan Heights GambleThe National Interest (March 22, 2019)

Is America a Gullible Superpower?The National Interest (March 20, 2019)

Is the Senate’s Rejection of Trump’s Emergency Plan a Turning Point?The National Interest (March 14, 2019)

With Yemen Vote, Congress Takes Aim at Trump’s Foreign PolicyThe National Interest (March 14, 2019)

Is the Real Threat to Trump from Congress?The National Interest (March 10, 2019)

Congress Rebels Against Trump’s National EmergencyThe National Interest (March 8, 2019)

The Trump Brand Prevails at CPACThe National Interest (March 4, 2019)

Should America Tackle All Authoritarian Governments?The National Interest (February 28, 2019)

Michael Cohen: Lots of Wind, No DamageThe American Conservative (February 27, 2019)

Now Ted Cruz Thinks He’s an America FirsterThe American Conservative (February 25, 2019)

Can Bernie Sanders Steal Trump’s Base?The National Interest (February 22, 2019)

War of the Words: Inside the Donald Trump and Ann Coulter FeudThe National Interest (February 15, 2019)

Who’s Afraid of Ilhan Omar?The National Interest (February 12, 2019)

Will America’s Missile Defense Strategy Pass Its Review?The National Interest (February 8, 2019)

Foreign Affairs Joins the Culture WarsThe National Interest (February 4, 2019)

Ralph Northam and Democrats’ Dishonest WhataboutismThe American Conservative (February 4, 2019)

Can Tom Steyer Really Push House Democrats to Impeach Trump?The National Interest (January 31, 2019)

Is Larry Hogan Presidential Timber?The National Interest (January 25, 2019)

You Don’t Really Wanna Ride the FenceThe Libertarian Institute (January 21, 2019)

Will the ISIS Attack Accelerate Trump’s Syria Pullout?The National Interest (January 16, 2019)

Are the Democrats Ready for Tulsi Gabbard?The National Interest (January 14, 2019)

Trump’s Threat to Declare a National Emergency to Build the Wall: What Does History Say?The National Interest (January 11, 2019)

Trump’s Battle Over the Wall is IntensifyingThe National Interest (January 9, 2019)

Vice: A Terrible DisappointmentThe Libertarian Institute (January 8, 2019)

Does The Bulwark Mean the Neocons Are Staging A Comeback?The National Interest (January 8, 2019)

The Great War Christmas Truce: ‘They Were Positively Human’The American Conservative (December 21, 2018)

Can This Left-Wing Populist Blow Up the 2020 Election?The American Conservative (December 4, 2018)

TAC Bookshelf for the Week of November 26The American Conservative (November 26, 2018)

The Coming Bankruptcy of the American EmpireThe American Conservative (November 20, 2018)

How Crony Capitalism Killed the ZeppelinThe American Conservative (October 23, 2018)

The Nuclear Trump CardThe American Conservative (October 15, 2018)

My Stand Against the Campus Mob Over Columbus DayThe American Conservative (October 8, 2018)

Don’t Confuse Role of Supreme CourtThe Altoona Mirror (August 4, 2018)

Don’t Die for DanzigThe Libertarian Institute (July 25, 2018)

Challenging Chait’s ParadigmThe Unz Review (July 12, 2018)

Righter than RightThe Libertarian Institute (March 19, 2018)


Patriot Scholarship Speech– Freedom Fest (July 20, 2014)


Donald Trump’s 2024 Running MateMark Kaye (September 10, 2023)

‘Defend the Guard’ Is Gaining Momentum in State CapitolsConflicts of Interest with Kyle Anzalone (March 8, 2023)

Hunter DeRensis on Defend the Guard in 2023The Scott Horton Show (January 13, 2023)

How America Was Lied into Both World WarsDon’t Tread on Anyone with Keith Knight (October 24, 2022)

The Franklin Cover-Up ft. Hunter DeRensis Ep. 232Liberty Weekly with Patrick MacFarlane (September 19, 2022)

Hunter DeRensis on Loser Liz Cheney’s Awful LegacyThe Scott Horton Show (August 22, 2022)

The History of U.S. Resistance to War Profiteering with Hunter DeRensisParallax Views with J.G. Michael (November 24, 2021)

Bring the Troops Home, Guest Hunter DeRensisConflicts of Interest with Kyle Anzalone (November 21, 2021)

Merchants of Death featuring Hunter DeRensisLiberty Weekly with Patrick MacFarlane (November 13, 2021)

Hunter DeRensis on America’s History of Hating War ProfiteersThe Scott Horton Show (November 12, 2021)

Eagles Don’t Catch FliesCounterpoint with Amanda Vanstone (September 14, 2020)

The Blob Strikes Back feat. Hunter DeRensisAround the Empire with Joanne Leon (November 18, 2019)

Libertarian Hunter DeRensis Critiques the National Conservatism ConferenceParallax Views with J.G. Michael (August 13, 2019)

Hunter DeRensis on the Foreign Policy of ‘National Conservatism’The Scott Horton Show (August 9, 2019)

Behind the Trump-Bashing UK Ambassador’s ResignationThe Daily Caller (July 10, 2019)

Hunter DeRensis on Bill Kristol’s ‘Never Trump’ ReturnThe Scott Horton Show (January 18, 2019)

Hunter DeRensis on the Bankruptcy of the American EmpireThe Scott Horton Show (November 27, 2018)

The ZeppelinCounterpoint with Amanda Vanstone (November 19, 2018)

DeRensis Wins Scholarship, Wows Crowd with History KnowledgeWeAreCentralPA (August, 2014)

Media Mentions

Prepare to Reduce Your Standard of LivingThe Philadelphia Trumpet (April 2022)

Kyle Rittenhouse, Brave Hero or Reckless Teen?– TAC Right Now (November 12, 2021)

Will Biden Jettison the Anti-Russia Hysteria?– (November 19, 2020)

The Eternal Insight of John C. CalhounThe American Conservative (October 19, 2020)

The Eternal Iniquity of John C. CalhounNational Review (October 13, 2020)

Military Generals Are Just Another Group of Self-Interested Technocrats– Ludwig von Mises Institute (September 21, 2020)

More Real Rights Demolished– (June 15, 2020)

Quincy Conference: A ‘Seat at the Table’…or a Kick in the Teeth?– Ron Paul Institute (March 5, 2020)

Ambivalent Nativism: Trump Supporters’ Attitudes Toward Islam and Muslim Immigration– Brookings Institute (July 24, 2019)

When Hostility to Russia Becomes Irrational– Cato Institute (May 10, 2019)

The Hostility Toward the Foreign Policy Community, ExplainedThe Washington Post (February 20, 2019)

Foreign Affairs Magazine and Identity PoliticsAmerican Thinker (February 12, 2019)

Trump Must Not Fall for Poroshenko’s ‘Wag the Dog’ PloyThe Washington Times (November 28, 2018)

HS tapasi Trumpin kannattajia, jotka ovat kyllästyneitä presidenttinsä arvosteluun: ”Trump on vähän kuin äiti”, ”hän välittää”Helsingin Sanomat (December 2, 2017)

What’s It Like Voting for the First Time in 2016?The Atlantic (November 8, 2016)

Donald Trump’s Penis Boast Sends Shudders Through Conservative RanksHuffPost (March 4, 2016)

Student Government Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ DayFourth Estate (January 22, 2016)

CFACT Testifies Against EPA’s Job-Killing Ozone RuleCommittee for a Constructive Tomorrow (January 29, 2015)

College Republicans and Democrats Go Head to Head in JC DebateFourth Estate (November 4, 2014)

Missing Cup of TeaThe Altoona Mirror (August 2, 2014)

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