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The Battle of Midway, 75 Years On
June 07, 2017
The Battle of Midway, 75 Years On
75 years later, the Battle of Midway stands as one of the greatest all-time naval victories.
The Battle of Midway, 75 Years On
What Does China's New Aircraft Carrier Mean for the <em>Liaoning</em>?
May 01, 2017
What Does China's New Aircraft Carrier Mean for the Liaoning?
China seems to be taking the same careful approach to its carrier program as Japan took during the interwar period.
What Does China's New Aircraft Carrier Mean for the Liaoning?
The Strategic Lessons of 1944's Battle of the Philippine Sea
August 01, 2016
The Strategic Lessons of 1944's Battle of the Philippine Sea
1944’s Battle of Philippine Sea holds some interesting lessons for how we think about military power.
The Strategic Lessons of 1944's Battle of the Philippine Sea
This Naval Battle Could Have Changed the Course of WW2
July 21, 2016
This Naval Battle Could Have Changed the Course of WW2
If the Battle of the Philippine Sea had played out differently, Japan's navy might have been decimated by June 1944.
This Naval Battle Could Have Changed the Course of WW2
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
January 29, 2016
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
Plus, U.S. officials revise their opinion on North Korea's nuclear test, India steps up cyber cooperation, and more. Links.
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
What If Japan Had Won The Battle of Midway?
January 08, 2016
What If Japan Had Won The Battle of Midway?
One of the most decisive battles of the Second World War could have ended up very differently. Be glad it didn’t though.
What If Japan Had Won The Battle of Midway?
Imperial Japan's Last Floating Battleship
August 14, 2015
Imperial Japan's Last Floating Battleship
Just one Japanese battleship survived to see the end of the Pacific theater of the Second World War.
Imperial Japan's Last Floating Battleship
Imperial Japan's <em>Musashi</em>: The Greatest Battleship Ever Built?
March 06, 2015
Imperial Japan's Musashi: The Greatest Battleship Ever Built?
The HIJMS Musashi has an important lesson to teach us on military obsolescence.
Imperial Japan's Musashi: The Greatest Battleship Ever Built?
Remembering History’s Mightiest Warship
March 05, 2015
Remembering History’s Mightiest Warship
The brief look at the story behind the largest battleship ever constructed in naval history.
Remembering History’s Mightiest Warship
The Imperial Japanese Navy and the First World War
June 19, 2014
The Imperial Japanese Navy and the First World War
As we reflect on the centennial of 1914, remember that East Asia was involved in the First World War as well.
The Imperial Japanese Navy and the First World War
History Lesson: The Battle of Java Sea
March 08, 2013
History Lesson: The Battle of Java Sea
On the heels of Pearl Harbor, Allied forces were handed a crushing defeat by the Japanese. The battle has lessons for today’s military planners.
History Lesson: The Battle of Java Sea
Adapting to Change
February 19, 2013
Adapting to Change
Massive shocks that shatter outdated ways of transacting business are few and far between.
Adapting to Change
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