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Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
January 21, 2015
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
Beijing doesn’t have to choose between land and sea predominance. It could have both.
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
August 05, 2014
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
If US naval dominance wanes, fortresses may once again become a viable strategic defense.
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
Sea Power: The Battle for Innovation
December 26, 2013
Sea Power: The Battle for Innovation
Stasis is the enemy of competitive enterprises like sea power. But how to cultivate innovation?
Sea Power: The Battle for Innovation
Why Have Surface Fleets Endured?
March 18, 2013
Why Have Surface Fleets Endured?
“As Clausewitz counsels, there’s no escaping the guesswork quotient in military affairs.”
Why Have Surface Fleets Endured?
Sea Power in Literature: Melville's White-Jacket
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.”
Sea Power in Literature: Melville's White-Jacket
Whales, Elephants and Hawks
February 14, 2013
Whales, Elephants and Hawks
Our Naval Diplomat takes an interesting look at sea, land and air power.
Whales, Elephants and Hawks
Strategy for an Unthinkable Conflict
July 27, 2012
Strategy for an Unthinkable Conflict
While a U.S.-China clash would be devastating, Offshore Control is the ‘least bad’ option.
Strategy for an Unthinkable Conflict
July 27, 2012
My 'Opening Salvo'
An introduction to the latest blog from the Diplomat, from one of its most accomplished and celebrated authors.
My 'Opening Salvo'
The Land, The Sea, and History
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?
The Land, The Sea, and History
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