Kill the Carriers: How China Hopes It Could Win a Naval War with America

A simple strategy. 

by Kyle Mizokami | The National Interest

Key point: Without carriers, America could not effectively wage war. However, we’ve also seen what happened that last time another Pacific power thought it could win against the United States…

More than twenty years ago, a military confrontation in East Asia pushed the United States and China uncomfortably close to conflict.… Continues

Aircraft Carriers Are Powerful Naval Assets, But These Should Not Have Been Built

A true waste.

by David Axe Follow @daxe on TwitterL | The National Interest

Key Point: Sometimes there is success in failure, but sometimes there isn’t.

Imposing, flexible, able to sail fast and launch devastating air strikes at long range, aircraft carriers are the ultimate expression of national power.… Continues