Post Tagged with: "Arctic"

Arctic missions demand more high-endurance cutters

The author argues that the Coast Guard needs two more multi-mission Legend-class ships to replace decades-old WHEC vessels such as Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717), seen here off Kodiak, Alaska. (USCG photo)

Scott C. Truver

Over the past few years, concerns about an ice-free Arctic have drawn statements from U.S. national, Coast Guard and Defense Department policymakers that make it sound as if the region …

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Iranian deal | China’s tailored coersion | Still ‘Eating us alive’?

The weekend’s big news was the late-night negotiations that led to a six-month deal that, essentially, relaxes sanctions on Iran in exchange for a six-month moratorium on uranium enrichment. The deal drew …

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Only two brigades are ready | Keeping the Arctic peace | U.S. ASW vision

Only two brigades are ready | Keeping the Arctic peace | U.S. ASW vision

Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno says his service has just two combat-ready brigades. (Defense News). And don’t miss the rest of Defense News’ coverage from AUSA.

James Stavridis on avoiding war …

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