James Feldkamp

was a US Naval Flight Officer

About Me

Commander James L. Feldkamp, USN Ret., Feldkamp was a Counter-Measures Officer (ECMO), and Navigator for the EA-6B – the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based electronic attack aircraft. He flew off the USS Midway in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1991.

Affiliating with the U.S. Naval Reserves became a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at Norfolk, Virginia. Feldkamp was a founding member of the Joint Counter-Terrorism Task Force and, as a collateral duty, was one of three pilots in the Norfolk office that conducted aerial physical surveillance of suspects in criminal and terrorist cases. In 2004 he resigned from the FBI to become the Republican nominee for Oregon’s District 4 Congressional seat during both the 2004 and 2006 election cycles.

In 2007 he was recalled to active Navy reserve duty to help establish the precursor office of NMIO and was responsible for the coordination of all domestic and international information-sharing of non-classified information among U.S. federal government agencies, foreign governments, and the international maritime shipping industry to increase maritime security and maritime domain awareness.

Feldkamp is currently a Subject Matter Expert at Georgetown University, developing a course on “Terrorism and Unconventional Threats.” Previously, he was an adjunct professor at George Mason University, and George Washington University, teaching undergraduate courses in domestic and international terrorism. He has authored/edited a university textbook through Cognella Academic Publishing on the "Theory and Politics of Terrorism.

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June 14, 2021

James Feldkamp on Terrorism and Politics

James Feldkamp, author of Theory and Politics of Terrorism, is a Commander USN Ret. and holds an M.A. in international affairs. He has a lot to say about how terrorism works and why it’s more than blind loyalty that fuels the cause. From religion to PR to politics, his book explores the roots and interventions […]

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March 12, 2020

James Feldkamp: How to Strengthen Your Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is an endless battle, with bad actors working to compromise unsuspecting people’s computers. Let James Feldkamp help educate you on how to defend yourself. Keeping your computer, phone, and other devices secure from malicious actors and programs seems to be growing more difficult by the day as new methods are employed. The motives for this malice […]

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March 3, 2020

Wine Connoisseur James Feldkamp Helps Readers Understand What “Natural Wine” Is

James Feldkamp has long been a wine enthusiast sampling flavors from the vast array of international brands offering a taste of their unique vineyards. Noting the rise of “natural wine,” he helps readers understand below how it differs from other types of wine and what they can expect in terms of flavor and quality. Natural wine […]

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February 20, 2020

Jim Feldkamp Helps Readers Safeguard Their Information Online Through Insightful Cybersecurity Tips

A cybersecurity expert and specialist in international security, Jim Feldkamp holds an insightful perspective on efforts to safeguard information online. Below, he shares with readers a few key tips for protecting themselves against malicious online attacks and securing their private information when using the internet. For years, Jim Feldkamp has worked on high-level security projects, which have […]

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