Articles by George Capen


A New QDR in a Different Atmosphere

By Commanders George Capen and Bryan Clark, U.S. Navy (Retired)
February 2010
The Quadrennial Defense Review must deal with tight budgets affected by global economic crisis, two wars, and future threats.

Military Contact Is Lynchpin in Sino-U.S. Relations

By Captain George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.) and Lieutenant Commander George Capen, USN
September 2001
This past April, the collision of the Chinese F-8 and U.S. Navy EP-3E surveillance aircraft—and the tense standoff between the two nations—dominated world headlines for more than two weeks. Politicians, ...

Restoring Impunity to the "Targets"

By Lieutenant George S. Capen, U.S. Navy
December 1997
From the simple floating mines that sank the USS Cairo in the Civil War to today's modern weapons, torpedoes have been the bane of surface warriors. It is time to ...