National Army Museum, London

Return to the American Way of War

By Captain Steve F. Kime, U.S. Navy (Retired)
May 2011
America shows signs that it’s fallen in love with war. Maybe we should revert to the old avoidance and deterrence strategy.
J. Whalen

Twilight of the $UPERfluous Carrier

By Captain Henry J. Hendrix, U.S. Navy, and Lieutenant Colonel J. Noel Williams, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
May 2011
The Navy can’t afford expensive and vulnerable supercarriers. Here’s a viable option to ponder from inside the Pentagon.
Sovcomflot

Russia Opens Its Maritime Arctic

By Captain Lawson W. Brigham, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)
May 2011
The world can be nothing but optimistic about opening this formerly remote and closed region to international shipping.

Notable Naval Books of 2010

by Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler U.S. Navy (Retired)
May 2011
Our rundown of the previous year's 20 top books of note for Sea Service professionals covers the literary waterfront.

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