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US-China-Japan: Beware the ‘Megarian Trap’
October 04, 2014
US-China-Japan: Beware the ‘Megarian Trap’
Classical antiquity offers a lesson in the perils of economic warfare.
US-China-Japan: Beware the ‘Megarian Trap’
The Anatomy of Peaceful Power Transitions
April 10, 2014
The Anatomy of Peaceful Power Transitions
World War I provides a nice contrast to the violent power transitions of Thucydides’ day.
The Anatomy of Peaceful Power Transitions
Beware the
June 13, 2013
Beware the "Thucydides Trap" Trap
Why the U.S. and China aren’t necessarily Athens and Sparta or Britain and Germany before WWI.
Beware the "Thucydides Trap" Trap
LCS: The US Navy's High-Value Skirmisher
June 10, 2013
LCS: The US Navy's High-Value Skirmisher
Littoral Combat Ships are joining the fleet whether critics like it or not. Here’s how to use them.
LCS: The US Navy's High-Value Skirmisher
Pestilence, Natural Disasters and Death
April 02, 2013
Pestilence, Natural Disasters and Death
Our Naval Diplomat notes that the nondiscriminatory character of natural disasters is worth remembering.
Pestilence, Natural Disasters and Death
Thucydides, War and Natural Disasters
March 20, 2013
Thucydides, War and Natural Disasters
“There’s no point being bitter about a tsunami or storm. It takes an enemy to envenom human affairs.”
Thucydides, War and Natural Disasters
December 12, 2012
The Real Fog of War: Assumptions
“A lesson from 1905: to succeed in international competition, take off your cultural blinkers…”
The Real Fog of War: Assumptions
Flashy Name, Old Idea: Anti-Access Strategy
October 28, 2012
Flashy Name, Old Idea: Anti-Access Strategy
While made popular by recent analysis of China’s military, anti-access has deep routes in history.
Flashy Name, Old Idea: Anti-Access Strategy
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