More James Jay Carafano Articles

  • Vacation assignment for Obama: A real Russia strategy

    No one should fault any president for trying to take time off. On the other hand, presidents know full well what they've signed up for. The Oval Office is not just a day job.

  • An Obama amnesty isn't fair and won't solve the immigration crisis

    If Americans really supported amnesty, lawmakers would have given them what they wanted rather than spend the past seven years arguing about "comprehensive" immigration reform.

  • There's a place for the National Guard even in a tight budget, and Congress needs to find it

    Unfortunately, the National Guard, like the rest of our military, has suffered from Washington's determination to cut forces regardless of our nation's strategic needs and the rapidly spreading world disorder.

  • Comparing President Obama to Jimmy Carter is an insult to Carter

    Jimmy Carter has had a long-standing reputation as authoring the most ineffective foreign policy of any modern presidency. To be honest, Carter deserves better.

  • Conservatives need a human rights agenda

    Over the last few months, however, as minors piled up at the border, the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act has drawn a lot of attention -- and blame.

  • The CIA's Twitter #fail

    The CIA's venture into the social networking world is a colossal embarrassment thus far. It does, however, reveal something that Washington hoped to keep secret: that it remains fundamentally unsavvy about how to use social networking to advance policy -- rather than political -- goals.



From the Weekly Standard