Jed Babbin


Jed Babbin is a former Air Force officer who served as a deputy undersecretary of defense in the George H. W. Bush administration. He is the best-selling author of, “The BDS War Against Israel,” “In the Words of Our Enemies,” (Regnery 2007), “Inside the Asylum: Why the UN and Old Europe are Worse than You Think”(Regnery 2004) and, “Showdown: Why China Wants War with the United States,” (with Edward Timperlake, Regnery, 2006.) He served as editor of Human Events, the oldest conservative journal in the United States, from 2007-2010.

Mr. Babbin is a Senior Fellow of the London Center for Policy Research. His expertise is in national security and foreign policy.

Mr. Babbin writes weekly columns for The American Spectator, and contributes to The Washington Examiner. He has also written for The Washington Times, Weekly Standard and National Review Online. However, he also writes about all things political and (for The American Spectator’s “Saloon” series) on more serious subjects such as single barrel bourbon and fine cigars. He wrote the military adventure novel, Legacy of Valor. (Pentland Press, 2000).

Mr. Babbin frequently appears as a guest host for top talk radio hosts and as a guest on many talk radio and cable television news shows.

Mr. Babbin is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology (B.E. 1970), Cumberland School of Law (J.D. 1973) and the Georgetown University Law School (LL.M. 1978).