The United States' New Maritime Strategy: A Quick Look
March 14, 2015
The United States' New Maritime Strategy: A Quick Look
The document emphatically stresses the need for a fleet of at least 300 ships.
The United States' New Maritime Strategy: A Quick Look
What Hawks Have to Say About the US Navy’s New Maritime Strategy
March 13, 2015
What Hawks Have to Say About the US Navy’s New Maritime Strategy
Two U.S. defense policy hawks provide mundane advice, but also offer some very useful suggestions.
What Hawks Have to Say About the US Navy’s New Maritime Strategy
What Can the Middle Ages Teach Us About US Naval Strategy?
March 12, 2015
What Can the Middle Ages Teach Us About US Naval Strategy?
The history of European chivalry offers valuable insights for analyzing the Sino-US naval competition.
What Can the Middle Ages Teach Us About US Naval Strategy?
US Navy Secretary: We Will Have Over 300 Ships by 2020
March 12, 2015
US Navy Secretary: We Will Have Over 300 Ships by 2020
Secretary for the Navy Ray Mabus noted in his statement yesterday that the US pivot to Asia is continuing as planned.
US Navy Secretary: We Will Have Over 300 Ships by 2020
Is the US Navy Big Enough?
March 11, 2015
Is the US Navy Big Enough?
The current debate on the size of the US Navy offers very few new insights.
Is the US Navy Big Enough?
Where Are America’s Warriors Coming From?
March 03, 2015
Where Are America’s Warriors Coming From?
The United States military is mostly a middle-class force.
Where Are America’s Warriors Coming From?
In A2/AD Showcase, Iranian Navy Sinks <em>Nimitz</em> Carrier Mock-Up
February 28, 2015
In A2/AD Showcase, Iranian Navy Sinks Nimitz Carrier Mock-Up
Does the video tell us anything about Iran's anti-access/anti-denial capabilities in the Strait of Hormuz?
In A2/AD Showcase, Iranian Navy Sinks Nimitz Carrier Mock-Up
4 US Littoral Combat Ships to Operate out of Singapore by 2018
February 19, 2015
4 US Littoral Combat Ships to Operate out of Singapore by 2018
The controversial naval vessel will also participate in a military exercise off the coast of South Korea next month.
4 US Littoral Combat Ships to Operate out of Singapore by 2018
Surface Warfare Assets Have a Bright Future Indeed
February 11, 2015
Surface Warfare Assets Have a Bright Future Indeed
In contesting Chinese A2/AD systems, the U.S. Navy would do well to remember the role of its surface warfare combatants.
Surface Warfare Assets Have a Bright Future Indeed
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
February 10, 2015
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
The hype surrounding Chinese aircraft carriers disregards PLAN budget realities.
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
Are the Ukraine Crisis and ISIS Threatening the Pivot to Asia?
February 10, 2015
Are the Ukraine Crisis and ISIS Threatening the Pivot to Asia?
The chairman of the House Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee shows concerns over the U.S. pivot to Asia.
Are the Ukraine Crisis and ISIS Threatening the Pivot to Asia?
The One Article to Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
February 03, 2015
The One Article to Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
A fascinating new paper by two academics asks us to question a fundamental assumption about China’s naval buildup.
The One Article to Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
The End of the Submarine as We Know it?
January 30, 2015
The End of the Submarine as We Know it?
A new report argues for a significant rethinking of how the U.S. Navy conducts undersea warfare.
The End of the Submarine as We Know it?
The Pentagon Once Again Seeks the World's Largest Defense Budget
January 29, 2015
The Pentagon Once Again Seeks the World's Largest Defense Budget
The Department of Defense wants more money to fight terrorism and reassure its European allies.
The Pentagon Once Again Seeks the World's Largest Defense Budget
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
January 22, 2015
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
However, the U.S. Defense Department will continue to pursue counter-A2/AD strategies.
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
When Is a Strategy Not a Strategy?
January 07, 2015
When Is a Strategy Not a Strategy?
The Naval Diplomat revisits the history of the framing of the 2007 U.S. Maritime Strategy.
When Is a Strategy Not a Strategy?
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