March 19, 2015
Why the US Should Worry About Russia, Not China
By Robert Farley
How you solve a problem like China is different than how you solve a problem like Russia.
January 21, 2015
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
By Francis P. Sempa
Beijing doesn’t have to choose between land and sea predominance. It could have both.
August 05, 2014
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
By Shang-su Wu
If US naval dominance wanes, fortresses may once again become a viable strategic defense.
December 26, 2013
Sea Power: The Battle for Innovation
By James R. Holmes
Stasis is the enemy of competitive enterprises like sea power. But how to cultivate innovation?
March 18, 2013
Why Have Surface Fleets Endured?
“As Clausewitz counsels, there’s no escaping the guesswork quotient in military affairs.”
March 15, 2013
Sea Power in Literature: Melville's White-Jacket
“Melville’s storytelling speaks volumes about why navies are the tradition-bound services they are.”
February 14, 2013
Whales, Elephants and Hawks
Our Naval Diplomat takes an interesting look at sea, land and air power.
July 27, 2012
Strategy for an Unthinkable Conflict
While a U.S.-China clash would be devastating, Offshore Control is the ‘least bad’ option.
July 27, 2012
My 'Opening Salvo'
An introduction to the latest blog from the Diplomat, from one of its most accomplished and celebrated authors.
July 25, 2012
The Land, The Sea, and History
What does history tell us about who becomes a land-based power or commands the high seas?
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