United States Marine Corps officer
- Smith, R. "McFarlane Calls SDI Pitch Misleading Archived 2012-11-05 at the Wayback Machine", Washington Post (1988-09-15): "Robert C. McFarlane, a key architect of President Reagan's 'Star Wars' plan to develop sophisticated defenses against Soviet ballistic missiles, said he has concluded 'There is no current basis for confidence that a survivable defensive shield is within reach' and that Reagan's announcement of it was misleading and simplistic."
- Official Web Site of the Partnership for a Secure America Archived 2008-12-27 at the Wayback Machine
- Official Web Site of the Committee on the Present Danger Archived 2015-08-13 at the Wayback Machine
- Institute of World Politics
- Appearances on C-SPAN