Op-Eds by Jim

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 […]

Webb: Respect Tubman — And Jackson

By Jim Webb The Washington Post Read Print Version 24 April 2016 One would think we could celebrate the recognition that Harriet Tubman will be given on future $20 bills without demeaning former president Andrew Jackson as a “monster,” as a recent Huffington Post headline did. And summarizing his legendary tenure as being “known primarily […]

The South China Sea’s Gathering Storm

August 20, 2012
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

Diversity and the Myth of White Privilege

July 23, 2010
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

We Helped the Bankers. Now It’s Their Turn.

March 21, 2010
by Jim Webb, The Washington Post

A Plan In Need of Clarity – Afghanistan

December 4, 2009
by Jim Webb, The Washington Post

We Can’t Afford to Ignore Myanmar

August 25, 2009
by Jim Webb, The New York Times

Class Struggle: American Workers Have A Chance to be Heard

November 15, 2006
by Jim Webb, The Wall Street Journal

Caspar Willard Weinberger

March 31, 2006
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

Purple Heartbreakers

January 18, 2006
by James Webb, The New York Times

Secret GOP Weapon: The Scots-Irish Vote

October 19, 2004
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

The War In Iraq Turns Ugly. That’s What Wars Do.

March 30, 2003
by James Webb, The New York Times

Heading for Trouble: Do we really want to occupy Iraq for the next 30 years?

September 4, 2002
by James Webb, The Washington Post

Is Hollywood Pro-Military Now?

March 25, 2002
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

A New Doctrine for New Wars

November 30, 2001
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

We Must Go After Them and Eliminate Them

October 17, 2001
by James Webb, Naval Institute: Proceedings Magazine

The Consequence of War

May 1, 2001
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

The Struggle for Mastery in Asia

April 13, 2001
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

The Insult of Carter’s Mass Pardon

February 23, 2001
by James Webb, Letters to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal

History Proves Vietnam Victors Wrong

April 28, 2000
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

The Novelist Who Put A Human Face on War: A Review of “Catch 22”

December 15, 1999
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

The Bridge at No Gun Ri

October 6, 1999
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

Warily Watching China

February 23, 1999
by James Webb, The New York Times

The Media’s War on Vietnam Vets

July 15, 1998
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

What To Do About China

June 15, 1998
by James Webb, The New York Times

Remember the Nixon Doctrine

November 28, 1995
by James Webb, The New York Times

In Defense of Joe Six-Pack

June 5, 1995
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

Political Correctness Infects the Pentagon

July 10, 1994
by James Webb, The New York Times

The Military Is Not A Social Program

August 18, 1993
by James Webb, The New York Times

Witch Hunt In the Navy

October 6, 1992
by James Webb, The New York Times

…and the Horrors of A Desert War

September 23, 1990
by James Webb, The New York Times

No Ordinary War, No Ordinary Hero

February 25, 1990
by James Webb, The New York Times

Don’t Call On The Guard

April 13, 1989
by James Webb, The Washington Post

Milo Mindbender Would Be Impressed

July 18, 1988
by James Webb, The Wall Street Journal

At Least the Navy Knows What It’s Doing in the Gulf

April 20, 1988
by James Webb, The Washington Post

Vietnam Vets Didn’t Kill Babies, and They Aren’t Suicidal

April 6, 1986
by James Webb, The Washington Post

This Holocaust Still Goes On, Why Do We Ignore It?

April 14, 1983
by James Webb, The Washington Post

The Power of Remembering

May 25, 1981
by James Webb, The Washington Post

The Invisible Vietnam Veteran

August 4, 1976
by James H. Webb, The Washington Post