Why asymmetric warfare on the high seas is so tricky for great powers.
A third-century BC Roman dictator may have the answers.
Washington wants India’s help with naval logistics. But is New Delhi scared enough of China to sign the unpopular agreement?
Speak clearly and keep your radar on, America.
The United States needs a sequential strategy for besting Beijing.
"Active defense" was a favorite tactic of Mao Zedong. How will China use it to harry U.S. ships in the Pacific?
James Holmes is a professor of strategy at the Naval War College, a combat veteran of the Gulf War, and co-author of Red Star Over the Pacific: China's Rise and the Challenge to U.S. Maritime Strategy. The views voiced here are his alone.