RealClearDefense has published a piece Mackenzie Eaglen was nice enough to ask for me to join in on, in which we criticize the Navy for planning (once again) to send the X-47B to the boneyard.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Posted by The Conservative Wahoo at 7:40 AM
Friday, April 24, 2015
In an excellent War on the Rocks article last week, Eric Lorber and Jacquelyn Schneider argued that economic sanctions cannot serve as standalone deterrents against aggression by another state. They noted in particular how prospect theory and credibility considerations affect the utility of threatened economic punishments as a deterrent within an opponent’s decision-making:
--Updated 4/24 9:39AM to correct type in last paragraph--
Thursday, April 23, 2015
CNAS Scholar Jerry Hendrix has a piece at National Review that is now out from behind the firewall, in which he makes arguments against the carrier with which many of us are familiar.
Seth Cropsey and I have a reply here.
One message coming through for Navy leaders loud and clear from all parties to this debate: the air wing MUST evolve for the carrier continue as the centerpiece of naval power.
Posted by The Conservative Wahoo at 12:44 PM
Posted by The Conservative Wahoo at 9:20 AM
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Received this from HASC SPPF Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) office this morning. A whole lot of goodness here...but admittedly, the bar for goodness is set pretty low these days. This is the mark of a Chairman with a clear view of American Seapower and the guts to push for it.
Posted by The Conservative Wahoo at 10:03 AM
|Oscar-class SSGN, Undated (U.S. Department of Defense)|