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Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Gerald R. Ford carrier group underway
Navy

Stavridis: Hit the Houthis And Iran Where It Counts

by Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) A series of brazen attacks in the Red Sea and North Arabian Sea by Yemen’s Houthi rebels against merchant

January 3, 2024
Total Views: 260227

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Maersk Containership in a naval convoy exercise
Navy

Operation Prosperity Guardian: Can The US-Lead Naval Force End Houthi Ship Attacks?

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has announced a new military effort in the Middle East: Operation Prosperity

December 19, 2023
Total Views: 7190

Wednesday, November 22, 2023
The RoRo Galaxy Leader being escorted into Yemen by armed Houthi boats
Maritime Security Incidents

Houthis’ Ship Seizure Is A Threat To International Trade

Unless Iran reins in its proxy force, the US and its allies may have to turn to the playbook that defeated piracy off East Africa a decade ago. By James

November 22, 2023
Total Views: 2509

Saturday, November 18, 2023
US Navy photo of the hospital ship USNS Comfort getting underway
MSC

Should The US Navy Send Hospital Ships To Gaza?

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In my military career, I was frequently deployed on the US Navy’s massive nuclear-powered aircraft carriers

November 18, 2023
Total Views: 10054

Friday, September 29, 2023
Chinese and Philippines Coast Guard boats face off
Defense

Philippines Fishing Boats Stand Up To China

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, but this time it’s not the US and China squaring off. The disagreement

September 29, 2023
Total Views: 11904

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
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Navy

NATO Convoys Can Protect Ukraine’s Grain Says Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In the latest escalation of his war crimes against Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has pulled out of the painfully

July 25, 2023
Total Views: 9267

Thursday, June 29, 2023
CSCSU Great Lakes Students in SSDS Lab at Operations Specialist "A" School
Navy

Could the Great Lakes Emerge As The New Frontier For Naval Technology?

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) China’s recent enhancement of its spying operations in Cuba — likely to focus on surveilling the many US military

June 29, 2023
Total Views: 5428

Monday, May 15, 2023
Could Iran’s Tanker Seizures Bring Navy Convoys Back to the Gulf?
Navy

Could Iran’s Tanker Seizures Bring Navy Convoys Back to the Gulf?

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Virtually unnoticed amid alleged drone attacks on the Kremlin, a looming Ukrainian spring offensive and aggressive

May 15, 2023
Total Views: 10207

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Chinese Navy warship underway
Navy

China’s Plan For Taiwan Invasion Is Not A Secret

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg) As increasing tensions between China and the US roil international relations, I am often asked a deceptively simple question:

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 12779

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Russia’s Oil Tanker Ghost Fleet Is A Time Bomb
Oil Spill

Russia’s Oil Tanker Ghost Fleet Is A Time Bomb

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) Most people focus on the land and air aspects of the war in Ukraine, naturally enough — they are vivid and constantly

March 30, 2023
Total Views: 10839

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Submarine Stern North Pole
Navy

Climate Change Is A US Navy Problem

by Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg) The US military has its hands full at the moment with a vicious war in Ukraine and US-China tensions over issues from

June 9, 2022
Total Views: 2487

Sunday, May 29, 2022
Admiral Stavridis Calls For Black Sea Ship Convoys
Navy

Admiral Stavridis Calls For Black Sea Ship Convoys

by Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) When I was operations officer on an Aegis guided-missile destroyer in the late 1980s, we were given a mission in

May 29, 2022
Total Views: 3541

Thursday, August 2, 2018
U.S. Was Right to Give China’s Navy the Boot: James Stavridis
Maritime News

U.S. Was Right to Give China’s Navy the Boot: James Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — The vast annual military operation known as the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (simply RIMPAC in Pentagon jargon)

August 2, 2018
Total Views: 70

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Bab-el-Mandeb strait. Image credit: eol.jsc.nasa.gov
Maritime News

Explainer: What is the Bab el-Mandeb Strait and Why is it Important?

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia temporarily halted oil shipments via the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, a key shipping lane for crude at the southern end

July 26, 2018
Total Views: 3276

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
strait of hormuz
News

Trump, Iran and the New Guns of August -James Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — In the hot summer of 1987, I was a young Navy officer sailing into the Arabian Gulf via the Strait of Hormuz

July 24, 2018
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
U.S. Aims at Russia With Navy’s Resurrected Second Fleet -Stavridis
Maritime News

U.S. Aims at Russia With Navy’s Resurrected Second Fleet -Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — In yet another indication of the return of great power politics and the cratering U.S.-Russian relationship, the

May 16, 2018
Total Views: 74

Friday, May 4, 2018
Adm. James G Stavridis
Defense

How To Avoid A Naval Cold War In The High North

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In the classic Cold War novel (and fine 1965 film) “The Bedford Incident,” a U.S. destroyer on a NATO

May 4, 2018
Total Views: 34

Thursday, November 9, 2017
The Navy’s Crash Course on Accountability -James Stavridis
Interesting

The Navy’s Crash Course on Accountability -James Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg View) — In 1952, on a stormy night in the North Atlantic, the aircraft carrier USS Wasp cut the highly decorated World

November 9, 2017
Total Views: 458

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Column: A Naval Blockade Can Rein in North Korea
News

Column: A Naval Blockade Can Rein in North Korea

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg View) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is fixated on obtaining a serious nuclear arsenal, and continues to thumb

September 13, 2017
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
USS-Fitzgerald-Unrep-MSC-Tanker
Blog

Separate But Equal – A Look At Officer Training In The US Navy And Merchant Marine

This article originally appeared in the January 2008 publication of the U.S. Naval Institute’s Proceedings and is republished now in the

August 22, 2017
Total Views: 687
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