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Elise Cooper

The author is a freelance writer focusing on national security issues.
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Mitt Romney, Up Close and Personal

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

An exclusive interview with Romney's former campaign manager Ben Coes.

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The Familes of 9/11 Victims Speak

Saturday, September 10th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

Exclusive interviews with some of the loved ones of those who perished. (Also read: "Commemorate 9/11 by Stopping Iran")

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Gabby Giffords’ Staff Carries on Despite Tragedy

Saturday, August 27th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

Inspiration comes from their wounded boss.

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July 4 Heartwarmer: A Marine and His Miracle Dog

Monday, July 4th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

A stray Iraqi dog recovering from abuse walked 70 miles to find the U.S. Marine who had shown him affection.

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When CIA Met ISI

Friday, May 20th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

America stands at a Pakistani crossroads.

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O.J. Simpson Prosecutor Writes Legal Thriller

Friday, May 13th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

Marcia Clark's Guilt by Association is an insightful, reality-based, entertaining, funny, and riveting novel.

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Must-See Film on Ground Zero Mosque Controversy

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

An interview with one of the producers of The Ground Zero Mosque: Second Wave of 9/11 Attacks.

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California Lawsuit Alleges FBI Violation of Muslim Rights

Saturday, March 26th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

The usual suspects — CAIR and the ACLU — are suing the Bureau for infiltrating mosques in Orange County.

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They All Call Her ‘Gabby’

Thursday, February 10th, 2011 - by Elise Cooper

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was wounded last month in Tucson. Her friends, neighbors, and constituents tell PJ Media about the woman they know as "Gabby."

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Bringing L.A.’s Latest Serial Killer to Justice

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

The "Grim Sleeper" cold case heats up.

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George Washington, Still #1

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

Biographers Ron Chernow and John Yoo show his greatness still undiminished and unmatched.

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Terrorism Experts Weigh In: What Kind of Attacks Might We Expect?

Saturday, November 27th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

PJM interviewed several anti-terrorism experts to get an idea of what al-Qaeda and their murderous affiliates may attempt next. (Update: "Oregon Plot: This Is How You Stop Terrorists")

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New National Security Adviser Will Side with Biden on Afghanistan

Friday, October 15th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

The replacement of Jim Jones with Thomas Donilon as NSA means a change in our counterinsurgency plans in Afghanistan that will see far fewer regular troops and more Special Forces.

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Never Forget: 9/11 Families Share Memories of Their Heroes

Saturday, September 11th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

No, it doesn't get much easier, say the families of six who lost their lives that day. Their greatest worry? That Americans will forget why their loved ones were murdered.

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Ground Zero Mosque Would Desecrate the Memory of 9/11 Victims

Saturday, August 7th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

Former CIA Director James Woolsey tells PJM: "There should be a mass demonstration in front of Bloomberg’s office."

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Former CIA Director Sets the Record Straight Regarding His Comments on an Iran Attack

Monday, July 26th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

Michael Hayden's comments about Iran’s nuclear ambitions are too vital an issue to be reduced to a series of sound bites and headlines.

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An Interview with Glenn Beck

Sunday, July 25th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

The talk radio and television megastar has written a book that is both a warning about a possible future for the U.S. and a good-old fashioned political thriller.

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Caroline Glick: ‘For Those People Who Hate Me, Expect More’ (Updated)

Friday, June 18th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

The creator of the "We Con the World" video sent a sharp message to Islamists, and now has some barbs for her critics. (Click here to watch "We Con the Wold" at PJTV.) Update: “The Three Terrors” — get it on YouTube while you can.

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In Los Angeles, Thousands Rally for Israel

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

A huge rally took place in L.A. on Sunday, declaring unity with Israel over the flotilla incident.

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Citizen or Not, Terror Suspects Are Not Guaranteed Miranda Rights

Friday, May 28th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

Several legal and security experts explain to PJM why national security must trump prosecutorial success.

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Iran: Where Bush Failed, Obama Simply Wastes Time

Thursday, May 13th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

Once critical of Bush's policy, President Obama adopted a similar, though softer, strategy.

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Does Obama Bear Some Responsibility for Intimidation of Comedy Central?

Saturday, May 1st, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

Former Justice official John Yoo tells PJM: “President Obama’s speech in Cairo projected a vision of American weakness where people think they can make violent threats and get away with it."

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Is the CIA a ‘Bloated, Dysfunctional Bureaucracy’?

Monday, April 26th, 2010 - by Elise Cooper

Yes, the CIA has issues to address, but the men and women of this agency are the ones who have kept Americans safe.

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