Politically Opportunistic Attempts To Gut U.S. Shipping Laws Jeopardize National Security And The Economy

op-ed | William J. Murphy
cargo ship Shutterstock/Mr Kosal

The Jones Act strengthens homeland security 

To Fix U.S. Refugee Policy, Trump Must Be Both Bold And Cautious

Opinion | William J. Murphy
Dozens of pro-immigration demonstrators cheer and hold signs as international passengers arrive at Dulles International Airport, to protest President Donald Trump's executive order barring visitors, refugees and immigrants from certain countries to the United States, in Chantilly, Virginia, in suburban Washington, U.S., January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Accepting refugees from terror-prone regions is ill-advised

Politicized Mishandling of Russian Cyberattacks Undermines Long-Term Security

Opinion | William J. Murphy
The lectern stands empty as reporters await the arrival of Director of Central Intelligence Agency John Brennan for a press conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, December 11, 2014. The head of the Central Intelligence Agency acknowledged Thursday some agency interrogators used "abhorrent" unauthorized techniques in questioning terrorism suspects after the 9/11 attacks. CIA director John Brennan said there was no way to determine whether the methods used produced useful intelligence, but he strongly denied the CIA misled the public. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

Nothing could bode better for the future than reversal of partisan rancor.