James Jay Carafano

Piercing Gates' fog of war

Playing politics with national security is a bad idea. So Congress established…

 

James Jay Carafano: Funding defense should not be a political game

Playing politics with national security is reprehensible. But it's nothing new. In…

 

James Jay Carafano: America isn't prepared for another big disaster

"Americans will likely die on American soil, possibly in large numbers." So…

 

James Jay Carafano: Small towns get 9/11 more than big cities

About 150 people gathered at the Barnstable, Mass., fire station for this…

James Jay Carafano: Lesson from Jimmy Carter: Weakness invites aggression

"Detente," Ronald Reagan once quipped, "isn't that what a farmer has with…

James Jay Carafano: Export controls are an issue of good governance

"Trust but Verify." President Reagan applied that mantra to more than just…

James Jay Carafano: Catching immigration 'criminals' is not enough

Social scientists James Wilson and George Kelling introduced the "broken windows theory"…

James Jay Carafano: The administration's secure-the-border trap

When the public clamors for action to curb illegal immigration, politicians push…

James Jay Carafano: End of the world…for real

Last week we were attacked by the sun. For real. Huge solar…

Trade is no substitute for strong defense

“More than trade follows the flag.” — Historian John KeeganViking marauders ravaged…