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
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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