China’s first Real Big Amphib (LHA) has begun sea trials: The Type 075 is 237 meters long, and displaces some 40,000 tons, making them slightly smaller than either the Wasp- or America-class amp
We can’t go on together, with suspicious minds. And we can’t build our dreams, on suspicious minds. Donald Trump broke pandemic wargaming and simulation. Very interesting stuff on how diff
Nothing is very constant in Beirut. Certainly not dreams. But despair isn’t constant either. Beirut is a city to be loved and hated a thousand times a day. Every day. It is exhausting, but it is als
On the latest episode of the LGM Podcast, I chat with Aimee Fox about her book Learning to Fight, which I reviewed in July of last year. We talk about how to research learning in military organization
Possibly not the single most exciting thing to happen this week, but the most complicated, frustrating, and ridiculous story of military acquisition of the last decade seems finally to have come to fr
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it. India getting some much-needed procurement reform. It’s fine and well to handle acquisitions as a jobs, patronag
On the latest episode of the LGM podcast, I sat down with Justin Pyke to discuss all that’s new under the rising sun, which is to say a review of recent and interesting work on the Pacific War.
My latest at the Diplomat looks at some of the fallout from the fire in San Diego: A week after the burning of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), many questions remain. Some of these, involving how the fir