Erik Raymond
Erik Raymond has spent the past several years overseas writing and reporting in Egypt, Israel and the West Bank. He is experienced in international and national politics and is a big history buff. He recently moved back home and lives with his fiance in Park City, Utah where he's working on his second novel and producing content for DeseretNews.com.

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On Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced plans to curtail the National Security Agency's massive data collection on Americans; however, some, including Sen. Rand Paul, are saying the proposals won't change ...
After Mitt Romney penned an op-ed article in the Wall Street Journal criticizing the president's leadership in Ukraine, conservatives and liberals alike are debating whether or not he was right all along about ...
Although the economy is improving, Americans remain critical over its future.
In 2012, the GOP initiated a project to rebrand its image. With the 2014 midterms looming at the end of this year some argue whether the GOP's approach is working or if their projected success is the result of ...
In light of the Obama administration's new economic sanctions against Russia, many people are wondering if we understand why Putin is acting the way he is.
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The tea party and especially Sen. Rand Paul won big over the weekend during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, but GOP establishment figures are still targeting them.
Former first lady and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton likened Russian President Vladimir Putin’s incursion into the Crimea Peninsula of Ukraine to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler’s relocating of German...
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz opens 2014 CPAC with 'principles' speech