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
John has retreated to the twin bastions of “I’m being misquoted!” [post since revised/removed] and “I was only trying to be provocative!” Of the former: And now I have my
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
Concerned about its image, the Navy has determined that the War of 1812 is just the thing it needs: Faced with little public understanding of its modern mission, the U.S. Navy is reaching back 200 yea
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
This wouldn’t have been my first choice: John F. Kennedy will have a second aircraft carrier named after him. The Navy announcement came Sunday, on what would have been the president and World W
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
Geoff Forden wrote a fantastic post on the technical challenges that the Chinese DF-21 anti-ship ballistic missile system faces, and poses. Make sure to read the comments as well.