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EP. 380: Double-Edged Sword

12 February 2024
Author Andrew Blackley talks to Naval History Editor-in-Chief Eric Mills about his prize-winning essay for the CNO Naval History Contest.
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February 2024
In his new book, The Neptune Factor, Nicholas A. Lambert traces the evolution of Mahan’s conceptions of sea power.
When sailors commit to the arduous life of Navy service, they must be able to trust that their well-being will be a top priority for the organization.

Trust Falls and Trust Fails

By Rear Admiral Kavon Hakimzadeh, U.S. Navy, and Heather D. Hakimzadeh
February 2024
How can any institution, but particularly the military, continue to function well if its members perceive it as untrustworthy?
President Joe Biden, U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak (right), and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese deliver remarks on AUKUS in March 2023. The accord’s true value is its show of political will and the interoperability and resilience it will build in the Indo-Pacific.

AUKUS Is More than Hard Power

By Joshua C. Huminski
February 2024
The value of navies is found not just in their cumulative tonnage, but also in the placement of their naval power in a broader diplomatic and political construct.

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