Commander Hudson, a former student at the Naval War College, is an active-duty E-2 pilot.

Articles by Walter Hudson

Mahan thought a Central American canal would reorient the commercial epicenter of the globe, shifting it from Great Britain to the United States. But control of the canal would depend on sea power.

Mahan as Geoeconomic Strategist

By Colonel Walter M. Hudson, U.S. Army (Retired)
January 2024
Mahan sets forth examples of what may today be called the larger economic, cultural, and technological ecosystem required for control of the seas.

SAM Threat over Iraq

By Commander Walter Hudson, USN
October 2001
The solution to the threat of surface-to-air missile systems in the no-fly zone is increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles.