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Turkey is building a new aircraft carrier: Within two years, the Turkish Navy will accept the delivery of TCG Anadolu, the largest and most formidable warship to join the fleet in over one hundred years. But the future of the Anadolu depends to great extent on the strength of the relations between Ankara and Washington, […]

Phase IV in Japan

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On February 19, 2019

I learned from H-Net that there was a lot of thinking in the US about what the post-war Pacific should look like, and some of it began even before the bombs dropped on Pearl Harbor… Of course, P

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Some inklings that the Aussies may be reconsidering in light of Japan’s decision to convert the Izumos… Perhaps inevitably, Japan’s decision to modify its Izumo-class aircraft carriers to operate the F-35B has rekindled debate over the ships in Australia. For reasons good and ill, military procurement decisions often have a transnational impact; civilians and soldiers feel […]

USS Hornet

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On February 12, 2019

It looks as if RV Petrel has turned up USS Hornet: The research vessel Petrel is perched on a spot in the South Pacific Ocean that was anything but peaceful 77 years ago. Then, it was the scene of a m

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USS Fitzgerald

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On February 11, 2019
Several folks have mentioned the big ProPublica series on the crashes of USS McCain and USS Fitzgerald. But if you need to wreck your day, read this one first… At 1:30:34 a.m. on June 17, 2017, at 34.52 degrees north latitude and 139.07 degrees east longitude, the ACX Crystal slammed into the USS Fitzgerald. The […]
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The Nation has profiled former LGM guest contributor and long-time friend of the blog Matt Duss, the current foreign policy adviser to Senator Bernie Sanders. We knew him before he made the big time! As the Vermont senator spoke, a 6-foot-5, bespectacled bear of a man sat quietly beside him. Matt Duss, 46, has recently […]
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