Christopher Schell

Christopher Schell is currently a book editor and policy adviser. He studied British literature at Southern Methodist University and law at George Washington University. With over a decade of Capitol Hill experience working for three members of Congress, Schell has handled policy issues varying from the financial crisis to health care. After a year spent at the Pentagon as a congressional liaison, he ran for Congress in a 2020 special election.

Will Joe Manchin Remain a Democrat?

October 22, 2021

Americans typically like divided government and, on November 7, then-Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer gave them reason for that preference. Preceding a pair of run-off elections in Georgia that would decide whether Democrats would control the Senate in addition to the White House and the House of Representatives, he said:...

America’s Afghanistan Fiasco: The Buck Stops With Biden

September 23, 2021

On August 31, President Joe Biden formally drew to a close the war in Afghanistan, touting “the extraordinary success” of the withdrawal of US troops after 20 years of fighting. Despite the incorrect “assumption — that the Afghan government would be able to hold on for a period of time...