August 26, 2013
Debating Mahan in the 21st Century
A new edited volume of Mahan’s work will hopefully revive a discussion on the naval theorist’s continued relevance.
August 21, 2013
Strategy: The Art of Eliminating the Enemy’s Vote
Properly done, military strategy is about preventing the enemy from voting early or often.
August 19, 2013
Airsea Battle VS Offshore Control: Can the US Blockade China?
To slay or strangle the dragon, that is the question. Do Mahan or Corbett have the answer?
August 01, 2013
Alfred Thayer Mahan With Chinese Characteristics
In pledging to make China a maritime power, Xi Jinping channeled his inner-Mahanism.
July 09, 2013
Don’t Worry About China’s String of Pearls….Yet
China may have strategic designs in the Indian Ocean but bringing them to fruition will be tough.
June 28, 2013
The Real Source of American Power: Its Rivers
Control of the high seas is important; control of internal rivers is imperative.
June 21, 2013
China’s Naval Strategy: Mahanian Ends Through Maoist Means
The Naval Diplomat reviews how his 2010 book on China’s naval rise has stood the test of time.
May 29, 2013
George P. Brady: A Story of Valor
The Naval Diplomat recounts the story of a veteran and Medal of Honor recipient from the Spanish-American War.
May 23, 2013
Airsea Battle With Chinese Characteristics
Beijing’s approach to seapower is remarkably similar to the U.S. Navy in the age of Mahan and Roosevelt.
May 20, 2013
The Geopolitics of Hawaii
They aren’t just about sun, fun, and ukuleles. The islands also hold great strategic importance.
May 07, 2013
China's Great India Folly
By reopening its territorial quarrel with India, China risks having to redirect resources from sea power back to land defense.
February 21, 2013
The Importance of Clear Writing
“Victory may go to the contestant who conveys ideas more fluently, not the one with superior ideas.”