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By R.B. Watts

because the starting of the 20 th century, the us has sought to accomplish Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan’s imaginative and prescient of “command of the ocean” utilizing huge conflict fleets of capital ships. This process has been more often than not profitable: no strength can oppose the U.S. military at the open seas.
but capital send thought has develop into more and more beside the point. Globally, abnormal war dominates the spectrum of clash, in particular within the aftermath of 9-11. Fleet engagements are a specific thing of the previous or even small scale missions that depend upon capital ships are challenged via abnormal warfare.
In a development obtrusive when you consider that international struggle II, the U.S. army has tried to conform its capital send idea to abnormal conflicts—with combined results—before returning to standard operations with very little strategic debate. This booklet discusses the demanding situations of abnormal struggle within the twenty first century, and the necessity for U.S. naval energy to improve a brand new strategic paradigm.

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