Thursday, August 2, 2018
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) just concluded on the beaches of...

August 2, 2018
Total Views: 26

Thursday, July 26, 2018
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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 of the Red Sea,...

July 26, 2018
Total Views: 617

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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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 onboard the...

July 24, 2018
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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 Defense Department announced last week the return...

May 16, 2018
Total Views: 8

Friday, May 4, 2018
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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 mission tangles with a Soviet submarine in the frigid...

May 4, 2018
Total Views: 7

Thursday, November 9, 2017
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 War II destroyer USS Hobson in...

November 9, 2017
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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 his nose at the U.S. and other world...

September 13, 2017
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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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 wake of the recent collisions involving the USS Fitzgerald and USS John...

August 22, 2017
Total Views: 230

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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Maritime News

The Key to Countering North Korea Lies Offshore -View

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg View) — As the world worries about the increasing threat from North Korea and its dangerous leader Kim Jong Un, there is a temptation to believe...

August 8, 2017
Total Views: 3

Monday, June 5, 2017
News

America Rules the Waves. But for How Long? -Interview

By Tobin Harshaw (Bloomberg View) — China builds fake islands in the South China Sea. Russia fires missiles into Syria from the Mediterranean and Caspian Seas. North Korea launches ballistic...

June 5, 2017
Total Views: 11