William R. Hawkins taught economics at universities in Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia before going to Washington, DC, for a 20-year career focused on the defense industrial base. He worked for Congressional committees and think tanks and has published hundreds of articles on national security topics for a wide variety of professional and popular publications including those of the Army and Naval War colleges.

Articles by William R. Hawkins

Amphibious ship force

Naval Deterrence and Small Wars

By William R. Hawkins
March 2020
The concept of deterrence precedes the nuclear age. Conventional deterrence of small-war adversaries is also important, and the Navy/Marine Corps team has a critical role to play.