Gitlin forwards me the following on the SSBN crash: To the tactical oceanographer, the Atlantic may be less large than it at first appears. It seems the British sub was heading out to sea, while the F
I can’t recommend highly enough the BBC Radio program “The Human Button,” which explores the human element of the British nuclear deterrent. The program interviews a number of former
Sometimes simple questions result in enormous projects. The question that Andrew Gordon tackles in Rules of the Game amounts to this: Why did the Grand Fleet fail to destroy the High Seas Fleet at Jut
Today marks the 250th birthday of Vice-Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson. It is also the third birthday (observed) of Lord Cat Nelson.A common infirmity is not the only connection between Vice Admiral Lord
Cernig: The head of the Missile Defense Agency, General Trey Obering, has previously justified the massive expense and foreign policy jeopardy of placing land-based anti-missile facilities in Eastern
In 1861, HMS Warrior set the state of the art in Line of Battle Ship, combining steam engines, advanced guns, and an iron hull, she was substantially superior to her ironclad counterparts in France an
Hilarity. Via Defense Statecraft.