James Holmes

James Holmes is Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College and coauthor of Red Star over the Pacific. The views voiced here are his alone.


The maritime services are under growing strain. But is there really no alternative to U.S. sea hegemony in the same form we have seen it in since 1945?


Commanding air and sea alike.

The worst of the worst lumbering around in the briny deep.

Which battlewagon will rule the oceans?

A subtle, calculated bid to undermine the global commons.

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April 17, 2014