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Land-Based Coastal Defense Is No Joke
December 06, 2014
Land-Based Coastal Defense Is No Joke
Let's not rush to mock Hagel for citing the War of 1812 as a precedent for contemporary strategy. He has a point.
Land-Based Coastal Defense Is No Joke
Academia Embraces Reality?
April 01, 2014
Academia Embraces Reality?
Younger academics seem to be more comfortable with pragmatism than their forbearers.
Academia Embraces Reality?
U.S.-China: 19th Anglo-American Rivalry Redux?
February 07, 2014
U.S.-China: 19th Anglo-American Rivalry Redux?
Despite all the recent WWI analogies, Sino-American relations may more closely resemble an earlier time.
U.S.-China: 19th Anglo-American Rivalry Redux?
The International Causes of America’s Political Dysfunction
October 05, 2013
The International Causes of America’s Political Dysfunction
US political dysfunction partly reflects the fact that it doesn’t have an enemy or peer competitor to unify around.
The International Causes of America’s Political Dysfunction
September 10, 2013
“Don't Give Up the Ship,” 200 Years On
Today marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Lake Erie, and Americans still struggle with geography.
“Don't Give Up the Ship,” 200 Years On
History Not Worth Emulating
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.”
History Not Worth Emulating
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