Proceedings Magazine - July 2010 Vol. 136/7/1,289

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Although maritime piracy has been a threat to shipping companies and private boaters for years, it only charges to the forefront of the public's consciousness in the wake of another bold...

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Although maritime piracy has been a threat to shipping companies and private boaters for years, it only charges to the forefront of the public...

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NATO after Afghanistan

(See K. Kamp, pp. 54...

Now Hear This: Like Moths to a Flame

When news broke on 1 April that Somali pirates attacked a U.S. warship in the Indian Ocean, I first thought it was an April Fool's joke...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . .The Olympia Needs Our Help

Today, the protected cruiser Olympia (C-6) wallows off the Philadelphia waterfront, ready to sink. The Independence Seaport Museum,...

Answering the Call: From Civilian Lawyer in Uniform to Military Lawyer in Civvies

He is well-known and widely quoted as an expert on military law. Eugene Fidell was the successful defense counsel for U.S. Army Captain James...

From the Deckplates: Point the Finger Inward

We often hear about "the strength of the command master chief program," as Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead was quoted in...

How Does this End?
Doing something, anything, that seems positive—while not really addressing the problem at all—seems to be the modus...
'The Entire Indian Ocean is Up for Grabs'
Piracy in 2010 means more warships, and more pirates. A beefed-up naval presence has cramped the Somali pirates' style—...
Two Faces of High-Seas Crime
Maritime piracy and maritime terrorism must be tackled with a unified effort.

Piracy off Somalia and the Horn of Africa is...

Solving Somalia
Curtailing piracy off its coasts cannot be accomplished with the military and economic weapons used to subdue maritime marauders in...
Pirates Beware: Force Recon Has Your Number

My favorite article on piracy was Virginia Lunsford's "What Makes Piracy Work...

What Really Happened at Wanat
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The Answer Is the Carrier Strike Group . . . Now, What Was the Question?
With today's diverse threats and decreasing battle force, we must provide a better match between naval supply and theater...
Developing the Whole Sailor
Recent integrity violations indicate a disintegration of values that could threaten Fleet readiness. Can commanding officers shape...
China Extends its Reach
China's anti-piracy efforts off Somalia show confidence in its navy's expertise at underway replenishing—a hallmark...
Taking Sides: Repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Don't Use the Military as a Social Laboratory

By David Goldich

When Congress repeals Don't Ask, Don't...

Use Seabees for Stability Operations
An Army-type provincial reconstruction team attached to a Seabee battalion gives the combatant commander more assets for more...
Book Reviews

The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898

Evan Thomas. New York: Little, Brown, 2010. 470 pp. Illus...

Professional Notes

Irregular Sea Control for Counter-Piracy

By Captain Gordan E. Van Hook, U.S. Navy (Retired)

The Navy's ...

Oceans: Troubled Waters: Oil Spills and the Big Picture

In the face of the current ecological disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, it is important to remember: regardless of this or any other similarly...

World Naval Developments: North Korea's Gambit

In mid-May the South Korean government presented clear evidence, in the form of torpedo remains with North Korean markings, that the north had...

Combat Fleets

The New York City Fire Department took delivery of its newest fireboat, the Three Forty Three, on 26 May. Funded largely...

Lest We Forget: Showing the Flag . . . and Other Things

In the early morning hours of 5 April 1946, the American battleship Missouri (BB-63) headed eastward across the Sea of Marmara,...

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In His Own Words: Alexander Brast Thomas

I have reached a time in life when one of the questions I'm asked most often is, "You...

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'Trust one who has gone through it.'

Virgil (70–19 BC)

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