Shaun Rieley
Shaun Rieley

Shaun Rieley is senior director for programs and development at The American Conservative. He earned a Ph.D. in political theory from the Catholic University of America and holds an M.A. from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland. Rieley served as an infantryman in the Maryland Army National Guard for nine years, which included tours of duty in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay.

What Americans Must Learn From The Afghanistan Debacle

What should American veterans, servicemembers, and their families, friends, and countrymen who poured their blood, sweat, tears, and treasure into Afghanistan take away from all this?

How ‘The Fractured Republic’ Helps Us Understand The Veterans Affairs Scandal

The consolidated Veterans Affairs system we currently have is a product of another time. We need new, creative policy proposals to help remedy its massive failures.