James Carafano


Senior Research Fellow

Heritage Foundation

Washington, D.C.

Jim Weidman, media contact

(202) 608-6145



Weidman, a Ph.D. and graduate of West Point, is a leading expert on homeland security, defense, military affairs and counterterrorism at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. Carafano, who had a 25-year military career, served as director of military studies at the Army's Center of Military History. He is the coauthor of “Winning the Long War: Lessons from the Cold War for Defeating Terrorism and Preserving Freedom” and a terrorism textbook, “Homeland Security.”

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