The White House suddenly announced a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf.
In the late 1800s, when America was the rising power and the British Empire was the established one, the two nations mitigated
However, it's a quite different story, considering the fact that the Type 001A is China's first domestically built carrier
It's not just that American consumers are helping to finance the construction of China's war machine. There is also the creeping loss of control over core strategic elements like the US food chain.
So what's our next president to do to meet the challenge of China's growing "carrier killer" arsenal of missiles, mines, cruise missile-equipped catamarans, and ultra-quiet diesel-electric submarines?
Paul will visit South Carolina on April 9 after formally declaring his candidacy in his home state of Kentucky on April 7
Iran is building a nonworking mock-up of an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier that United States officials say may
Some people are under the impression that cutting unnecessary Pentagon spending is a non-starter with all Republicans, or almost all of them. But in the recent past, there has been a substantial group of Republicans in the House who were willing to vote to cut the Pentagon budget.
The federal government shutdown debacle finally ended, but its effects live on. In this case, continuing to effect America's Asia-Pacific pivot, our big geopolitical shift from fateful over-engagement with the Islamic world of the Middle East and Central Asia to heightened engagement with the rising Asia-Pacific.
The problem, of course, is that the human body can produce, at best, about 1 horsepower for a one-minute flight. This is about half the power that it takes to run a good hair dryer! Is it even possible to build a helicopter that can lift so much weight on so little power?