U.S. Naval Standoff With China Fails to Reassure Regional Allies
The tense encounter around a Malaysian drillship drew in five navies.
China’s Hidden Navy
The evidence shows that supposed fishing boats around contested islands are part of an extensive maritime militia.
Britannia Helps Rule the Waves
The Royal Navy’s return to Asia can guarantee the freedom of the seas.
America’s Freedom of Navigation Operations Are Lost at Sea
Far wider measures are needed to challenge Beijing’s maritime aggression.
Goodbye Grotius, Hello Putin
Russia’s provocations in the Kerch Strait aren’t just a challenge to Ukraine. Like Beijing in the South China Sea, Moscow is seeking to undermine international maritime law.
The U.S. Navy Has Forgotten What It’s Like to Fight
The U.K.'s defeat at Jutland is a reminder of how a victorious force can get lazy.
There’s No Plan B for Port Security
Privatization and automation have left global shipping fatally exposed.
China’s Taiwan Strait Provocations Need a U.S. Response
The United States should respond to Beijing's aggression by upholding freedom of navigation.
China’s New Aircraft Carrier Is Already Obsolete
But it's still a powerful signal of Beijing's ambitions in a post-U.S. Asia.
Is the U.S. Navy a Sitting Duck?
Why asymmetric warfare on the high seas is so tricky for great powers.
Will China Become an Aircraft Carrier Superpower?
With the announcement of its second carrier, prepare for a far more assertive Beijing.
Pentagon: Navy Ready to Help Iranian-Held Ship
U.S. Navy ships holding fast in the Strait of Hormuz; Iran continues to hold commercial ship