October 07, 2013
The Geopolitics of Port Calls
TR sent the Great White Fleet around the world to deter as much as for pageantry. Not much has changed.
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.
December 17, 2012
History's Lens: How to Look at China
What is the better optic for looking at today’s China: Bismarckian/Wilhelmine Germany, or post-Meiji Japan?
October 03, 2012
History Not Worth Emulating
“Americans and their leaders made the conscious political choice not to field a great navy—and paid a heavy price for that decision.”
August 08, 2012
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
How an artificial waterway reoriented a nation’s worldview, foreign policy, and maritime strategy.
February 08, 2011
Channelling Roosevelt in Asia
The waters around Asia are of growing strategic importance to the US. It’s time for some Roosevelt-like attention.