By James Jay Carafano | 12/01/13 03:56 PM
Jalaluddin Haqqani left a horrible legacy before he gave up active leadership of the Pakistan-based network of Islamist extremists he founded. Haqqani believed Muslims across the world had a duty to “offer themselves” to the cause of fighting the Russians in Afghanistan. And many answered...
By James Jay Carafano | 11/24/13 09:33 AM
It has bounced around the Senate for more than a year without winning ratification. Yet supporters of the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities are back, pushing for yet another vote before senators head home for Christmas.
By James Jay Carafano | 11/18/13 09:33 AM
Andy Marshall came to Washington in 1971. President Richard Nixon recruited him to start up an office in the White House to help think through how to handle the toughest, most complicated challenges of the Cold War.
By James Jay Carafano | 11/10/13 06:48 PM
Roald Dahl wrote children’s stories. Two of them—“James and the Giant Peach” and “Charlie and Chocolate Factory”—were made into big-budget Hollywood movies. Another British writer, Ian Fleming, also penned children’s books. His “Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang” made it to the...
By James Jay Carafano | 11/08/13 06:54 AM
America is already fighting in cyberspace. Look for more, not fewer, engagements in the years ahead. But the Pentagon should worry less about a cyber Pearl Harbor and more about losing the daily slog in the cyber-trenches. The cyber threat is a serious national security issue. Indeed, it’s a...
By James Jay Carafano | 11/01/13 08:29 PM
Capt. Tom Shanahan didn’t need a full crew. At least, that’s what the Pentagon told him. After all, his ship—the USS Canisteo—was in port for repairs. As the months passed, the Navy assigned more and more Canisteo crew members elsewhere. By the time repairs were complete, Shanahan...
By James Jay Carafano | 10/28/13 09:54 AM
It’s the grand prize in a globalized world — owning the shortest trade route between Asia, Europe and North America.
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