USS Farragut Transits the Suez Canal

04/16/2015
04/16/2015: USS Farragut Transits the Suez Canal SUEZ CANAL (April 6, 2015)   The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) transits the Suez Canal. Farragut is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of interests in Europe. Credit:Navy Media Content Services:4/6/15  …

The USS Theodore Roosevelt Operating Its Air Wing

03/25/2015
03/25/2015: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) March 18, 2015. Theodore Roosevelt deployed from Norfolk and will execute a homeport shift to San Diego at the conclusion of deployment. Theodore Roosevelt is seen conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests…

The Euro Crisis and the Future of Europe

08/13/2012
2012-08-13 By Harald Malmgren and Robbin Laird The Euro crisis is not simply a financial dynamic. It is the end of a period of history. The confluence of several trend lines: the unification of Germany, the end of the Soviet Union, the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the expansion of…

The Emergence of a New European Map: France, the U.S. and the Future of Europe

07/04/2012
7/4/12: On Tuesday, June 26, 2012, the Hudson Institute hosted a lunchtime talk of former senior military officers and civilian national security policy makers to discuss security developments in Europe and Afghanistan. Among the guests were Lieutenant General (retired) Jean-Patrick Gaviard, French civilian strategists Olivier Zajec and Murielle Delaporte, and…

The Libyan Operation: Rethinking the Space Contribution in Rapid Response Operations

10/15/2011
10/15/2011 - By Dr. Robbin Laird and Dr. Alain Dupas The Libyan military operation in Libya is not yet over. It is too early for scholarly and learned lessons. But it is not too early to look at the tactical experiences and how those experiences presage changes to come. We…