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Extra Curricular


Yesterday I had some more thoughts at the Diplomat on the enduring attraction of the aircraft carrier:

Have aircraft carriers become obsolete?  Since 1949, analysts have argued that some combination of strategic bombers and cheap anti-shipping weapons have rendered the aircraft carrier a relic. The latest round in the conversation over the continued viability of aircraft carriers was spurred by Robert Haddick’sForeign Policy column suggesting that improvements in long range strategic airpower and ballistic missile technology could render the carrier irrelevant…

Also, I’m scheduled to be on HuffPo Live at 10:30am Eastern to talk about joint training in Afghanistan. See here and here for context.


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