Taylor Dinerman

Taylor Dinerman is the author of Subway Lists and Other Writings from the iPhone Era.

White House

Trump’s Security Guru

Any national-security adviser must be judged on two broad criteria: How faithfully has he or she served the president? And how well has he or she served the nation? One important ...

Space Apples and Space Oranges

Having a piece of mine called “useful” by my old friend Rand Simberg is high praise indeed, but I think he misunderstands one of my main points.  Boeing’s CST 100 is not ...
Politics & Policy

NASA’s Contractors

Not every NASA manned spacecraft must be the product of the agency’s in-house development team. That idea is now firmly anchored in NASA’s institutional culture after its announcement this week ...
Politics & Policy

Iraq War III

So once again the U.S. is bombing Iraq, as it has done under every U.S. president since George H. W. Bush. It’s worth remembering how thrilled U.S. diplomats were in ...