Rowan Scarborough

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Rowan Scarborough is a Washington Times reporter for over two decades who wrote a weekly column with fellow reporter Bill Gertz called "Inside the Ring." In February 2007, he joined the Washington Examiner as its national security correspondent. Scarborough currently writes freelance articles on national security issues for Human Events and other publications.

Scarborough's books include the 2004 New York Times bestseller Rumsfeld's War: The Untold Story of America's Anti-Terrorist Commander about the tenure of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in the Bush administration. On July 16, 2007, Regnery Publishing released his second book "Sabotage: America's Enemies Within the CIA,"[1][2] which claims that anti-Bush elements within the CIA that leaked information to the media and hampered the Afghanistan and Iraq war efforts. The book also critiqued the ineffectual CIA special operators that had to be rescued by the military in Afghanistan.[3]

He graduated summa cum laude from the School of Journalism at the University of Maryland. He served in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman.[4] In 2003, Scarborough was a Hoover Institution Media Fellow.[5]


  • Scarborough, Rowan (2004). Rumsfeld’s war : the untold story of America’s anti-terrorist commander. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Pub. ISBN 0-89526-069-7. 
  • Scarborough, Rowan (2007). Sabotage : America’s enemies within the CIA. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Pub. ISBN 978-1-59698-510-0. 


  1. ^ "Sabotage! An Interview with Rowan Scarborough". Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Lou Dobbs interview, Transcripts". July 19, 2007. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  3. ^ "CIA sabotage: Rowan Scarborough has the goods". American Thinker. 
  4. ^ "Authors - Rowan Scarborough". 
  5. ^ "Rowan Scarborough". Retrieved 2012-01-31. 

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