Tag: America

  • Maritime power politicking

    Is Africa being left behind? ISS: In the game of maritime power politicking, is Africa the biggest loser? Written by ISS Africa Diminutive Djibouti seems set to become dangerously overcrowded: […]

  • BSEE, Coast Guard Meet to Discuss Maritime Cyber Risk

    Ongoing efforts to boost maritime cyber security. BSEE and Coast Guard Officials Meet to Discuss Maritime Cyber Risk Management WASHINGTON D.C. – Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and […]

  • Chinese airstrip on Spratly nearly ready

    Airstrip, helipads and satellite antennas spotted. Images show Chinese airstrip on man-made Spratly island nearly finished China has almost finished building a 3,000-metre-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial […]

  • US Marines on foreign ships?

    Lack of current platforms forcing new ideas. Marines looking at deploying aboard foreign ships Jim Michaels Faced with a shortage of U.S. Navy ships, the Marine Corps is exploring a […]

  • US asks China to stop building islands

    US seeks greater contact with China. Pentagon again asks China to end island building, seeks more military contact By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter met a […]

  • India, US To Sign 10-Year Defence Framework

    India a key partner for US. India, US To Sign 10-Year Defence Framework Agreement Today ndia and the United States will sign the 2015 US-India Defence Framework Agreement on Wednesday. […]

  • The South China Sea Showdown at Shangri La

    Calls for China to stop land reclamation.  China vs. America: The South China Sea Showdown at Shangri La Merriden Varrall There was considerable anticipation around the remarks of U.S. Defense […]

  • US on collision course with China

    China’s chequebook diplomacy. US on collision course with China in the Red Sea Abukar Arman Two major developments in Somalia and Djibouti have attracted international media attention recently. John Kerry […]

  • The Cooperative Strategy

    An analysis of US strategy from a German perspective. The Cooperative Strategy (CS-21/CS21-R): A View From Germany By Dr Sebastian Bruns In mid-March 2015, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marine Corps, […]

  • Tensions build between US, Iran

    Potential showdown brews over cargo ship said to be carrying aid New Tensions Build Between U.S. and Iran in Waters off Yemen By  DION NISSENBAUM and ASA FITCH The U.S. military and […]