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Statement by Capt. Gary Storm, USN (Ret) President, Naval Academy Class of 1968

March 28, 2017 Classmates, it is with deep regret that I am forwarding to you a copy of Jim Webb’s statement announcing his decision to decline to accept the Naval Academy Alumni Association’s 2017 Distinguished Graduate Award. As he explains, a small but very outspoken group of women alumni have continued to protest this well-deserved […]

Former Senator Jim Webb Declines to Accept Naval Academy Alumni Association’s Distinguished Graduate Award

March 28, 2017 Over the past few days the decision by the Naval Academy Alumni Association to include me as a recipient of this year’s Distinguished Graduate Award has been protested by a small but vociferous group of women graduates based on a magazine article that I wrote 38 years ago.  While this article was […]

Jim Webb on Meet the Press

Meet the Press with Chuck Todd February 12, 2017 Watch the interview here Transcript: CHUCK TODD: Welcome back, my next guest is part of a rare and dying breed, a centrist and a moderate. A moderate Democrat. Jim Webb was secretary of navy under Republican President Ronald Reagan. He voted for George W. Bush over […]

Vietnam continues boosting ties with the US

Vietnam Net February 5, 2017 Vietnam will continue boosting ties with the US and further deepening bilateral comprehensive partnership, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told former US Senator James Webb during a reception in Hanoi on February 3.  The PM emphasised that the bilateral ties have grown positively and practically in bilateral, regional and global […]

Former Senator Jim Webb has strong ties to Guam

Kuam News By Nestor Licanto January 30, 2017 Jim Webb is a former US senator, Navy secretary, and democratic presidential candidate, he also has a long history with Guam, dating back to the 1970’s  when he wrote a book about the strategic importance of Guam and Micronesia. “The way that I started this many, many […]

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 Addresses America’s Elites, Trump, & Foreign Policy In Keynote

‘How wrong are these elites, at least as it relates to the rest of the country? Look for a moment at the most glaring foreign policy failures of the past 15 years.’ Jim Webb, former senator and secretary of the Navy, gave this keynote address at The American Conservative’s “Foreign Policy in America’s Interest” conference […]

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 […]

Webb Continues But Not Seeking the Democratic Party’s Nomination

Jim Webb National Press Club 20 October 2015 Several years ago Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s wife Elizabeth sent me a wooden chink that had been used to put together the old school house on the rural farm where he wrote his books. We’d been talking about the kinship I felt with Senator Moynihan for his […]

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, […]

The American Conservative: James Webb, War Novelist

April 10, 2015 
by Bill Kauffman

Bloomberg: Candidates Should Face Tests on Iraq and Libya

March 22, 2015 
by Albert Hunt, Bloomberg View

PTR: Former Sen. Webb explores presidential bid, tests populist message

March 14, 2015 
by Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

(Video) This Week George With Stephanopoulos: Former Sen. Jim Webb Eyes 2016

March 15, 2015 
This Week George With Stephanopoulos

The Hill: Why Jim Webb should be president

March 10, 2015 
by Glenn Boggs, The Hill

Ezra Klein: Why Jim Webb thinks America should pay more attention to criminal justice and Alzheimer’s

March 9, 2015 
by Ezra Klein, Vox

A Message from Jim Webb, November 19, 2014

November 19, 2014

Ryan Lizza: The Inevitability Trap Hillary Clinton and the drawbacks of being the front-runner, November 17, 2014

November 17, 2014 Issue
by Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker

Mark Shields: Jim Webb May Be Presidential Long-Shot, But He Was Right About War, October 11, 2014

October 11, 2014
by Mark Shields, Noozhawk

Jim Webb at National Press Club Luncheon, Sept. 23; Watch Live

September 23, 2014

Albert R. Hunt: Could Jim Webb Mount Credible Challenge to Clinton?, September 7, 2014

September 7, 2014
by Albert R. Hunt, Bloomberg View

Jim Webb on “Iowa Press,” August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014

Jim Webb on KBUR-AM 1490, “Talking Politics” with Robin Johnson, August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014

A Review of I Heard My Country Calling by the Washington Independent Review of Books, August 4, 2014

August 4, 2014
by Tom Glenn, The Washington Independent Review of Books

C-SPAN2, Book-TV Features Jim Webb, “I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir,” June 28 & 30, 2014

Broadcasts, June 28 & 30, 2014

Senator James Webb discusses his new memoir at the National Constitution Center, May 27, 2014

Video, May 28, 2014