The Navy can't 'contain' Iran -- even if we wanted it to.
How the United States can use the Syrian civil war to prepare the region -- for Iran.
The Pentagon may not have the resources to deter Iran and pivot to Asia at the same time.
Everyone agrees that Russia's military needs reform. But making it happen won't be easy.
The United States has no chance in ship-for-ship showdown with China. Luckily, it shouldn't have to have one.
Failures in Syria and Iran show the limits of diplomatic negotiation.
The Pentagon sure wants more $15 billion boats, but it may have to look for other options.