James Jay Carafano

James Jay Carafano is a vice president of the Heritage Foundation, where he directs research on matters of national security and foreign relations.

How to Rope a Dope

“President Obama said an international coalition, including the U.S., will take military action against Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi if he does not comply with a U.N. resolution aimed at protecting ...

START’s Future Shock

New START is, to borrow from Winston Churchill, not quite the beginning of the end but perhaps the end of the beginning. But what is this is the beginning of? ...

Not-So-Friendly Skies

On Monday evening, Dutch authorities detained Ahmed Mohamed Nasser al Soofi (of Detroit) and Hezem al Murisi when their United Airlines flight from Chicago landed in Amsterdam. It’s always a ...

Bordering on Ridiculous

Who says this administration has transparency problems? It’s perfectly clear that their recent doings on border security and immigration reform are driven purely by politics. Exhibit A: Homeland Security secretary Janet ...