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Armistice Day

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On November 11, 2018
The centenary of the end of the First World War is getting coverage in a lot of different places, some because the President of the United States is a disgrace to the human race, and some for good reasons.  I have a short piece on the Diplomat about great power competition after World War I in […]

Dreadnought

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On November 7, 2018

The National Interest asked me to briefly write up one of the more compelling trivia questions associated with World War I: How many British dreadnoughts did German submarines sink in World War I? Non

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SS vs. CV

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On October 31, 2018
First in what may be a new series at the National Interest: Submarine vs. Aircraft Carrier! This article traces the course of the balance of power between aircraft carriers and submarines.  This balance has swayed back and forth across the decades, and remains unsettled. Submarines and aircraft carriers have become the capital ships of the […]

Kiel Mutiny

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On October 29, 2018

The order that sparked the Kiel Mutiny was to go into effect 100 years ago today… Nearly a century ago, the Grand Fleet of the Royal Navy and the High Seas Fleet of the German Imperial Navy very

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Going Rogue on the INF

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On October 22, 2018
So, the Trump administration is now saying that it’s going to pull out of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.  Dan effectively laid out the causes for concern. I’m going to get some pushback for this, but…. I don’t think this is a bad idea. I have a piece at the Diplomat which summarizes the […]

Stuff n’ Things

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On October 21, 2018

I have been at stuff and doing things. The above was taken as part of the 2018 Maritime Security Challenges Conference in Victoria, where I debated Ben Wang Ben Ho about the future of the aircraft car

CAATSA

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On October 12, 2018

Latest at the Diplomat takes a look as US efforts to punish China for buying Russian military equipment.  This is a big deal, and the Chinese are pissed; there may be consequences down the line.  At

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