Proceedings Magazine - May 2009 Vol. 135/5/1,275

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As you can see, we decided to do a little something different for the cover of this year's Naval Review that no doubt grabbed your attention...

Comment and Discussion

Deterrence vs. Defense

(See N. Friedman, pp. 90-91, April 2009 ...

Now Hear This: Watching the Chinese

China is pursuing the development of very long-range, land-mobile, maneuverable re-entry vehicle-equipped (MaRV'd) antiship ballistic missiles...

Nobody Asked Me, But...Put ROTC Back in the Ivy League

For almost 40 years, military training has been effectively absent from the nation's most selective civilian universities. During the Vietnam...

Answering the Call: In as a Boy, Out as a Man

David M. Roderick entered boot camp at Parris Island in 1942, spent three years in the Marine Corps, and went on to become the chairman and...

On the Verge of a Game-Changer
A Chinese antiship ballistic missile could alter the rules in the Pacific and place U.S. Navy carrier strike groups in jeopardy....
Our Waning Influence to the South
We urgently need a new foreign policy to reestablish goodwill and trust in Latin America.

Decades of foreign-policy...

Navigating the New Maritime Arctic

Early in the 21st century, the maritime Arctic is undergoing extraordinary changes and is rapidly becoming a more complex...

Cold Horizons: Arctic Maritime Security Challenges
The word Arctic is from the Greek arktikos, "near the Bear." While it refers to the constellation Ursa Major,...
Dawn of the Maritime Strategy
A key player in the formulation of The Maritime Strategy provides a behind-the-scenes account of its 1970s genesis....
Notable Naval Books of 2008

As in previous years, the list of notable naval books for 2008 was compiled, refined, and ultimately decided by a number of people, all of whom...

'We May Be Only Halfway Through This War': An Interview with Thomas E. Ricks

The best-selling author of The Gamble:...

Leadership Saves Lives

I relieve you. With these three simple words, military commanders across the globe follow a centuries-old, time-honored tradition, when...

U.S. Navy in Review

"Look at what your Navy's been doing over the last year and a half," Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead offered in...

U.S. Naval Aviation and Weapon Development in Review

Two terms that came to the forefront for U.S. Naval Aviation in 2008 were "Red Stripe" and "Strike-Fighter Gap." Both owe...

The U.S. Marine Corps in Review

In 2008, Marines worldwide continued to display the characteristics of courage, perseverance, flexibility, and adaptability that have...

The U.S. Coast Guard in Review

During the past 12 months the Coast Guard experienced substantial operational demands across its full range of missions even as it put the final...

2009 U.S. Merchant Marine and World Maritime Review
Recovery may come in 2010, but the present is not rosy for shipping.

The 2008 Annual Review referred to ominous signs of a...

Naval Review Resources

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Book Reviews

Victory Point: Operations Red Wings and Whalers...

Oceans: End of the Line

On 6 March 2009, an era in Navy undersea operations ended when the Deep Submersible Rescue Vehicle Mystic (DSRV-1) was retired at San...

World Naval Developments: Economic Entanglements

In March Chinese ships intercepted and tried to drive off two U.S. Navy ocean surveillance ships operating off Hainan and northern China in...

Combat Fleets

China's first major international naval deployment in literally hundreds of years has apparently been deemed a success. The...

Lest We Forget: Navy vs. Habsburgs

When the United States entered World War I in 1917, naval aviation was in its infancy with only 43 qualified pilots (five of them Marines)...

From Our Archive

'He was begotten in the galley and born under a gun. Every hair was a rope yarn, every finger a fish-hook, every tooth a marline-spike, and...

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Books in Brief

Aces High: The Heroic Saga of the Two Top-Scoring American Aces of World War II

Bill Yenne. New York: Berkley, 2009. Illus. Bib...

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