Why military officers should be devil’s advocates –
Ships conducting FONOPs come and go; upholding maritime freedom demands forces that go and stay –
Over at Foreign Policy, a cheery Huzzah! goes out to Great Britain and the Royal Navy for returning to waters east of Suez.
Not everything that counts can be counted (and not everything that can be counted counts) –
Because it did not and could not overawe the Imperial Japanese Navy –