What the Jim Webb Debacle in Annapolis Is Teaching the Military

Jim Webb

Imagine you are a young midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy processing the news that Jim Webb—Annapolis class of ’68, recipient of the Navy Cross, former senator and secretary of the Navy, former member of the Annapolis faculty, bestselling novelist and journalist—has been forced by political pressure to decline an award for distinguished alumni at your school this week.

Khizr Khan’s Claim About the U.S. Restricting His Travel Raises Doubts

Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who castigated Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim ban during a heartfelt speech at the Democratic National Convention in July, claimed on Monday that he canceled a scheduled speech in Toronto because his “travel privileges are being reviewed” by the federal government. But Khan’s claim has raised doubts as he has refused to elaborate on what happened.