This is the grave of the traitor Matthew Maury. Born in 1806 to an elite Virginia family near Fredericksburg, Maury wanted nothing more than to join the Navy. But after his older brother died of yello
After last week’s VP debate, everybody and her damn brother asked me about the Paul Ryan “Navy is smallest since World War I” line. And so I decided to devote this week’s Dip
On the latest Foreign Entanglements, Chris Van Avery and I talk a bit about the South China Sea: There’s also some F-35 and AirSea Battle stuff in there.
Yesterday I talked East Asia policy and naval policy on the Alyona Show: The howling toddlers, again, are entirely my fault. Critics should take account of how rare it is to have a discussion of steal
Hillary Clinton spoke at the United States Naval Academy on Tuesday, touching on relations with North Korea and China. In light of the failure of the latest DPRK test, these comments were of some inte
The United States Navy has named a new Littoral Combat Ship, and Spencer is displeased: So. You’ve got a clunker — a floating Bradley Fighting Vehicle — that you’ve invested much of your futur
My latest WPR column is about ongoing political unrest in Haiti: Ideally, the U.S.-led intervention was meant to go down as a Western-hemisphere version of the 2005 tsunami relief operation, in which
I have an article up at World Politics Review on the Naval Operations Concept and the Cooperative Maritime Strategy. The article is part of a feature on maritime security, including Abraham Denmark an