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Five 'Flattops' for China?
August 13, 2012
Five 'Flattops' for China?
A recent article speculates China’s navy needs three to five aircraft carriers. Even if built, not all can be ready, all the time.
Five 'Flattops' for China?
The Korean War Meets The South China Sea
August 09, 2012
The Korean War Meets The South China Sea
What the 38th parallel may have in common with the much discussed ‘nine-dashed line’.
The Korean War Meets The South China Sea
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
August 08, 2012
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
How an artificial waterway reoriented a nation’s worldview, foreign policy, and maritime strategy.
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
America's Pivot Tripped Up Down Under?
August 07, 2012
America's Pivot Tripped Up Down Under?
Canberra has a delicate balancing act to play when considering future American plans in the Pacific.
America's Pivot Tripped Up Down Under?
Top 5 Things China’s Navy Needs...To Be a Blue-water Navy
August 05, 2012
Top 5 Things China’s Navy Needs...To Be a Blue-water Navy
While carriers and missiles make news, China’s navy needs platforms, skills, and habits to go global.
Top 5 Things China’s Navy Needs...To Be a Blue-water Navy
An Evolution at Sea
August 03, 2012
An Evolution at Sea
While marine technology has come a long way, new advances can create new limitations.
An Evolution at Sea
August 02, 2012
A Bold Stand in the South China Sea
How recent events are testing an old concept —whether might makes right.
A Bold Stand in the South China Sea
Help China Name Its Carrier!
August 01, 2012
Help China Name Its Carrier!
Jim Holmes asks for your help to name China’s newest weapon of war.
Help China Name Its Carrier!
Bismarck, Not Zod!
July 31, 2012
Bismarck, Not Zod!
How skillful diplomacy would be better suited to achieving Chinese foreign policy goals – not senseless bluster.
Bismarck, Not Zod!
Defining Military Strategy
July 29, 2012
Defining Military Strategy
Does allocating a certain amount of national resources towards defense equal a military strategy?
Defining Military Strategy
July 27, 2012
My 'Opening Salvo'
An introduction to the latest blog from the Diplomat, from one of its most accomplished and celebrated authors.
My 'Opening Salvo'
India's Military Comes of Age: The BrahMos Missile
July 27, 2012
India's Military Comes of Age: The BrahMos Missile
With a top speed approaching Mach 3.0, the supersonic BrahMos missile is a game changer – for many reasons.
India's Military Comes of Age: The BrahMos Missile
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