• Fox
  • In our active duty days, we were honored to help lead the finest fighting force in the world and we strongly support an increase in military spending to maintain the readiness of those forces.

  • usnews
  • On Memorial Day, as we remember and honor those who gave their lives for our freedoms, we should reflect on the growing chasm between those who serve and the country they protect. Closing this gap is essential for the welfare of our military personnel, the strength of American society, and the security of our nation.

  • Fox
  • General James L. Jones and Dan Goldenburg discuss support for non-profit organizations that help service members find jobs...

  • WSJ
  • Since 2009, the Call of Duty Endowment has placed more than 12,000 U.S. veterans in jobs, with a goal of having 25,000 jobs filled by 2018. CODE's Dan Goldenberg and Gen. James Jones discuss why companies should hire veterans...

  • AOL
  • Many recent American veterans are coming home to joblessness. The Call of Duty Endowment and Hire Heroes USA organizations are on a mission to enlist more employers to hire veterans. General James L. Jones and Dan Goldenburg from Call of Duty and Brian Stann of Hire Heroes will discuss how we can better support returning soldiers...

  • usatoday
  • Over two centuries ago John Adams observed that "facts are stubborn things." Whether they are resilient enough to prevail over ideological passions is being sorely tested in the current congressional debate whether to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im), whose charter is set to expire on June 30...

  • CT Post
  • Few people who have experienced war would suggest armed conflict as anything but a last, strategic resort. Yet in times of geopolitical uncertainty like the present, we find ourselves groping for tactical, short-term responses to crises we have neither prevented nor anticipated, and all too often the proposed solutions involve military force...

  • Rudaw
  • In this interview with Rudaw, Gen. James L. Jones shares his views on Kurds, the fight with Islamic State (ISIS) and Iran’s controversial nuclear programme...

  • RCW
  • Japan and the United States have the best opportunity to elevate our bilateral relationship in many years - by concluding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations...

  • WSJ
  • The disaster in Iraq has deepened and crystallized over the past 10 days. Terrorist forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, seized the Mosul Dam, the country's largest and most important source of hydroelectric power, and overran several more cities in northern Iraq, including Sinjar...

  • CNN
  • The battle against ISIS, and the new mission in the Middle East raises questions of whether this is a new war...

  • Focus
  • James L. Jones, retired United States Marine Corps general and the former United States National Security Advisor, in an interview with FOCUS News Agency...

  • WSJ online

    How to Save Iraq and Honor American Sacrifice

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  • The Iraq crisis is far worse than anything we've faced since the 2003 invasion. We have a duty to defeat ISIS and keep the country intact...

  • CNN
  • General James L. Jones, former National Security Advisor, and Zalmay Khalilzad, former US Ambassador to Iraq (2005-07) and Afghanistan (2003-05), spoke about the effect of US airstrikes on ISIS, the reconstruction of Iraq, and the Kurdish question...

  • CBS
  • The Gaza conflict and a face-off with Russia are just two of the foreign policy crises facing the Obama Administration. General Jim Jones, a former National Security Adviser to President Obama and a former Middle East envoy, addressed the question: are we losing Putin's dangerous game?...

  • IPTV
  • Virtually all the demand for transportation is predicated on reliable supplies of fuel. Most of America's imported crude these days comes from Canada. While doing business with our neighbors to the north may seem preferable to trading with countries in the Middle East, the transactions aren't exactly worry-free...

  • The State Column
  • Although the unemployment rate for military veterans has dropped a bit–from 9.9 to 9.0 percent, it's still higher than the civilian unemployment rate of about 7 percent...

  • The Washington Times
  • Supporters of the giant Keystone XL pipeline, including a longtime top military adviser to President Obama, said Thursday that approval of the stalled Canada-to-Texas project would strengthen the U.S. position in the standoff with Russia over Ukraine and send a clear signal of American support to European allies...

  • Spiegel Online
  • Revelations about NSA spying and an unequal sharing of military burdens has cast a recent shadow over the trans-Atlantic relationship. But NATO remains just as important as ever. It is time for all alliance members to recognize that fact...

  • Newsday
  • Revelations about NSA spying and an unequal sharing of military burdens has cast a recent shadow over the trans-Atlantic relationship. But NATO remains just as important as ever. It is time for all alliance members to recognize that fact...

  • The LA Times
  • The country's newest generation of veterans - the 2 million Americans who served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan - is eager for meaningful civilian work. But misconceptions about veterans often prevent them from getting a fair shake to put their skills to work, achieve their potential and contribute fully to the nation's economy...

  • The ONE
  • Nearly 50 global leaders and organizations have come together to add their voices to The ONE Campaign's 'Open Statement on Electricity in Africa.' The statement of principles calls for a large scale increase in energy access in Africa in order to "energize progress in all areas of human development and self-sufficiency on the continent."...

  • Senators and National Security Experts Offer President Obama Policy Option on Iran
  • At a briefing in the United States Senate, former lawmakers and national security officials offered what they described as a coherent, firm and effective policy to deal with the Iranian regime's intransigent nuclear posture, its nefarious regional interference and its intrigues with the Iraqi government aimed at eliminating members of Iran's main opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), now in Camp Liberty and Camp Ashraf...

  • Embassy Row: Prison camp Liberty
  • Iranian dissidents in the U.S. are preparing for the Persian New Year with a major push in Washington for the removal of the brutal, theocratic regime in Iran and for the relocation of 3,000 Iranian refugees confined to a squalid camp in Iraq where they are targeted by pro-Iranian terrorists...

  • Remarks of General James L. Jones on the Middle East and the Plight of Iranian Refugees
  • Thank you very much. Thank you to everyone here today for joining us. Thank you Senator Sessions for your welcome. I'd especially like to welcome the members of the Senate and Senate staff who are here. This is a very important event and a very serious topic we're discussing...

  • China's growing thirst for oil and other predictions for the future
  • Energy leadership in Congress and perhaps the Cabinet will change next year, but leaders of the Akin Gump global energy team suggest there will be few dramatic shifts in energy policy, at least initially...

  • Groups Press to Focus U.S. Energy Strategy

    Groups Press to Focus U.S. Energy Strategy

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  • With the Obama administration considering a reshuffling of top energy jobs in its second term, former administration officials and political heavyweights from both parties are calling on the White House to craft a national energy strategy, an elusive goal since Richard Nixon was president...

  • Group Advances Plan for Broad, Bipartisan Energy Strategy
  • A coalition of former lawmakers and government officials on Tuesday advanced a plan for the U.S. to cultivate a comprehensive energy strategy and unite a sprawling bureaucracy dealing with the issues...

  • Gen Jones' Address for Wreath Laying Ceremony at Marine Corps War Memorial
  • Ladies and gentlemen, I have finally reached that point in life where I can come to a wonderful gathering such as this one, and stand up in front of you and say, with some degree of certainty, that I still recall the first time I witnessed this ceremony; it was in 1963, when I was a sophomore at Georgetown...

  • Ex-Senators Propose Interagency Council for Energy Policy
  • Last spring the leaders of the North Atlantic Alliance met in Chicago to reaffirm their commitment to the trans-Atlantic partnership and to devise new strategies to deal with pressing threats to our collective security...

  • NATO Needs Strength Of Robust European And U.S. Economies
  • A group of former senators and senior administration officials on Tuesday called for the creation of a cross-agency energy council with periodic reviews to help presidents strengthen and implement national energy policies...

  • President Ma Meets Former United States National Security Advisor General James Jones
  • On the afternoon of June 22 during a meeting with former United States National Security Advisor General James Jones, President Ma Ying-jeou reiterated his hopes that Taiwan and the United States can restart bilateral negotiations under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA). He furthermore expressed his hope that the dispute over US beef imports will be resolved at an early date so that Taiwan-US trade relations can move forward...

  • Akin Gump Announces Strategic Alliance With Jones Group International
  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is pleased to announce the formation of a strategic alliance with Jones Group International (JGI), the global consulting group led by Gen. James L. Jones, USMC (Ret.), former National Security Advisor to President Obama, Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander of the U.S. European Command, and 32nd Commandant of the Marine Corps...

  • Let's Keep Our Hands Off the Emergency Oil Supply
  • As oil and gasoline prices rise, political pressure to tap the roughly 700 million barrels in the national Strategic Petroleum Reserve is building, including among some in Congress. The global oil market is fundamentally strained and suffering from an array of unwelcome but unremarkable problems. Yet the oil reserve is neither designed nor well equipped to address these chronic weaknesses. Instead it should be preserved to address an emergency disruption in supply...

  • 1 Million Veterans Need Jobs -- Let's Help Them
  • This Memorial Day, roughly 1 million veterans will be looking for jobs. The unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans was well above the national average last year, at 11.5%, and more than a quarter of the veterans between the ages of 18 to 24 are without work...

  • Jones Calls for Marshall Plan-type Assistance for Egypt
  • Former U.S. National Security Advisor James L. Jones called for the United States to create an aid package for Egypt similar to the Marshall Plan that helped Europe emerge from the destruction of World War II at a National Press Club luncheon May 16...

  • General James Jones Named U.S. Chamber Fellow

    General James Jones Named U.S. Chamber Fellow

    Former National Security Advisor to Provide Strategic Advice to U.S. Chamber

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former National Security Advisor General James L. Jones (Ret.) will provide strategic advice on policy issues of interest to the business community as a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Fellow, the business group announced today. “Few leaders possess the wisdom, depth of experience, and knowledge of global and domestic economic and military affairs as General Jones,” said U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue. “His advice on a wide range of economic and national security...

  • General James Jones to Serve as the Scowcroft Center's Founding Chairman
  • The Atlantic Council recently announced two ambitious new initiatives: the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. The two centers plan to work closely and will significantly expand the Council's focus on advancing greater transatlantic cooperation to address emerging security and economic challenges...

  • BPC Announces New Energy Project

    BPC Announces New Energy Project

    Chairs Urge Rigorous Reassessment of US Energy Policy Goals, Metrics and Accountability

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Senators Trent Lott (R-MS) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND), General Jim Jones (Ret.) and Oil Spill Commission Co-chair William K. Reilly recently announced they will lead the new Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Energy Project with a focus on key national energy policy issues, including energy security, supply, reliability, cost and sustainability...

  • EWI Welcomes Former National Security Advisor James Jones
  • New York - The EastWest Institute is pleased to announce that General James L. Jones, who served as National Security Advisor from January 2009 to November 2010, has joined its Board of Directors...