Without the US Navy and Air Force, globalization as we know it would be impossible

Wow, great high level piece on what’s at stake concerning the USN. After you read this, please read my blog piece, The Navy has a problem, I have a solution

Peace and Freedom

Robert D. Kaplan, “Asia’s Cauldron”

us navy pacific

 

More than 40 ships and submarines representing 15 international partner nations travel in formation in the Pacific Ocean during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014 exercise in this U.S. Navy photo taken July 25, 2014, and released July 31, 2014. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shannon E. Renfroe/Handout /Reuters

In this excerpt from “Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea And The End Of A Stable Pacific,” author Robert D. Kaplan, chief geopolitical analyst for Stratfor and former member of the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board, explains how the region’s unique geography fosters aggression.

The South China Sea, more than any other part of the world, best illustrates, once again, what would be the cost of a U.S. decline, or even of a partial U.S. withdrawal from its forward military bases.

As such, the South China Sea shows what exactly the United States…

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20 year Newspaperman. Lifelong Inventor. Wrote 2 books so far, working on more. The Revelation, 1st book, about your brain & the universe, and math. Hooked together! God I trust, America I love, 2nd book, is the biography of Aris Mardirossian, a great man. Also owned a software company, an IT integration company, a gas station and a fuzzy logic software title along the way.
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