John Mueller

John Mueller is a political scientist at Ohio State University and a senior fellow at the Cato Institute.

American Prosperity Consensus
Oct. 3 2013 8:19 AMAmerica Is Spending Too Much on DefenseTo bring budgets into line, we need to move past irrational threats.
Politics
April 22 2013 6:39 PMHapless, Disorganized, and IrrationalWhat the Boston bombers had in common with most would-be terrorists.
Politics
Sept. 8 2011 7:12 AMProbability NeglectWhy the government massively overestimates the risks of terrorism.
Politics
Aug. 7 2013 5:33 PMAre Terror Warnings Pointless?How overreacting to al-Qaida “chatter” harms America.
Politics
Sept. 9 2011 7:13 AM1,667 Times Square-Style Attacks Every YearThat's how many terrorism plots we would have to foil to justify our current spending on homeland security.
Politics
Sept. 7 2011 12:10 PMDoes the United States Spend Too Much on Homeland Security?The government refuses to subject homeland security to a cost-benefit analysis.