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A Strategy in East Asia That Can Endure
The key to checking Chinese attempts at Asian maritime muscle-flexing lies with the sea—and a U.S. approach based on regional...
What's the Matter with Mahan?
He’s in disfavor for reasons that in and of themselves cannot diminish the enduring tenets of his philosophy. To properly...
Cold Front on a Warming Arctic
As the Arctic flows into the world’s ocean and maritime economy, U.S. European Command is best suited for its defense....
Return to the American Way of War
Somewhere along the way, America lost its ability to best determine when, and when not, to go to war; we continue on this path at...
The Ten Most Pivotal Events in U.S. Naval Aviation
In this 100th anniversary year, we asked one of the world’s best-known naval aviation historians for his Top-Ten list. See if...
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Editor's Page

In this centennial year of naval aviation, as the Naval Institute and other organizations mark the grand accomplishments of those who wear wings...

Comment & Discussion
Now Hear This: Bring Back Plutarch and Socrates

Much has been said about the civil-military divide, but there is a sharper breach: the academic-military divide. With the World War II generation...

Nobody Asked Me But...We Need to Square Away Navy Camouflage

Sailors deployed in the middle of Iraq have many reasons to feel out of place, far from their usual domains of water and air. But they also stand...

Answering the Call: 'Every Day . . . Was Filled With Lessons'

He has had a full career—as a Merchant Marine officer, a journalist, a television commentator, a world-class sailor, and today,...

From the Deckplates: On the Faces of Others

Military folks are trained to keep track of personal accomplishments. Our successes big and small are fodder for evaluations, awards, and...

Twilight of the $UPERfluous Carrier
With smaller and lighter unmanned aircraft coming into the mix, the United States can also deploy smaller
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Russia Opens Its Maritime Arctic
The Russian Federation’s push toward international trade has positive implications.

As use of the Russian Arctic...

Notable Naval Books of 2010

As in previous years, the list of notable naval books for 2010 was compiled, refined, and ultimately decided by a number of people, all of whom...

U.S. Navy in Review

In his Guidance for 2011, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead could not have been more clear: “We are developing and refining...

U.S. Naval Aviation and Weapons Development in Review

After a rocky start to 2010, when the office of the Joint Strike Fighter program was shaken up with a three-star Navy admiral replacing the...

U.S. Marine Corps in Review

Continuing the post-Cold War trend, in 2010 U.S. Marines conducted a wide variety of expeditionary activities across the range of military...

U.S. Coast Guard in Review

A massive humanitarian response to a catastrophic earthquake in Haiti at the beginning of the year, an oil spill of national significance in the...

U.S. Merchant Marine and World Maritime Review

The shipping industry performed far better than expected in 2010 and, at least in the liner sector, the turnaround was simply stunning. The...

Book Reviews

Somalia: The New Barbary? Piracy and Islam in the Horn of Africa

Martin N. Murphy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011....

U.S. Navy: The Latest Conflict

The civil war in Libya—ongoing as this is written—already has lessons for the United States on a number of levels: political,...

Oceans: Box Boats—Delivering the World's Stuff

Containerized cargo undoubtedly has been the greatest single advance in marine transportation in the past six decades. In all corners of the world...

World Naval Developments: The Libyan Excursion

As this column was being written, the air war against Libyan leader Colonel Moammar Gadhafi was approaching its third week. Although the war was...

Combat Fleets

The first of Australia’s new Spanish-designed 27,000-ton amphibious-assault ships, to be named Canberra, is pictured here being...

Lest We Forget: Old Ironsides

At the outbreak of the War of 1812, America was at a decided disadvantage. The Royal Navy was 60 times the size of the fledgling U.S. Navy and had...

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‘Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?’

Cicero (106–43 BC)

A neophyte Sailor takes a bow over...

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