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WSJ: The Promise of President Trump – Jim Webb

By Jim Webb Jan. 19, 2017 6:23 p.m. ET WSJ By virtue of Mr. Trump’s electoral base and genuine status as a political outsider, he is positioned to bring two much-needed adjustments to our governing process.   First, his administration should break the damaging “turnstile” that has given an unelected elite far too much power, particularly […]

To Kill A Man (A Short Story by James Webb)

POLITICO: Long before James Webb became secretary of the Navy or a U.S. senator—or even potentially a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate—he was a 23-year-old Marine fighting in Vietnam’s An Hoa basin, west of the city of Da Nang, as part of the Fifth Marine Regiment. During his tour as a rifle platoon and company commander, […]

Congressional Abdication

March/April 2013 Edition
by Jim Webb, The National Interest Magazine

It’s Time To Change the Law

March 29, 2009
by Senator Jim Webb, 
Parade Magazine

Why We Must Fix Our Prisons

March 29, 2009
by Senator Jim Webb, Parade Magazine

What It Means To Be A Leader

May 18, 2008
Adapted from "A Time to Fight" © Jim Webb (Broadway Books, 2008), Parade Magazine

Why You Need To Know the Scots Irish

October 3, 2004
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

Hunting Down Al Qaeda ~ A Report From Afghanistan

September 12, 2004
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

Why We Fought & Why We Would Do It Again

September 2003
by James Webb, The American Legion Magazine

Is America Neglecting a Good Friend? Japan

January 12, 2003
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

Where Do We Go From Here?

Written on September 11, 2001.  Posted on Jameswebb.com since September 13, 2001.
*Special Article*

The Price of Duty

May 27, 2001
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

Should We Leave Okinawa

March 11, 2001
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

Heroes of the Vietnam Generation

July/August 2000
by James Webb, American Enterprise Institute

Dear Supe

July/August 1999
by James Webb, American Enterprise Institute

Can We Still Rely On An Old Ally? The Philippines

May 25, 1997
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

Peace? Defeat? What Did the Vietnam War Protesters Want?

May/June 1997
by James Webb, American Enterprise Institute

The War On Military Culture

January 20, 1997
by James Webb, The Weekly Standard

Robert McNamara, the Anti-War Left, & the Triumph of Intellectual Dishonesty

Fall 1995
by James Webb, Strategic Review

Help for the Forgotten

March 25 1990
By James Webb

Can He Come Home Again?

April 2, 1989
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

What We Can Learn From Japanese Prisons

January 15, 1984
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

When A One-Armed Man Is Not A Loser

November 21, 1982
by James Webb, Parade Magazine

Flexibility and the Fire Team

April 1972
by Capt. James H. Webb, Marine Corps Gazette

Roles & Missions: Time For A Change

March 1972
by Capt. James H. Webb, Marine Corps Gazette