Skip to main content

Aircraft Carriers and Maritime Strategy

Bryan McGrath

Two retired Navy officers, Commander Bryan McGrath and Captain Jerry Hendrix, debated the effectiveness and efficiency of aircraft carriers for maritime defense strategy for the U.S. military. Mr. McGrath argued that “nuclear aircraft carriers with air wings are the most cost effective and efficient platform to project power in the maritime and littoral realm to support U.S. national security interests in current and future security environments.” Captain Hendrix argued against the resolution.

Click here to watch the video.

Related Articles

An Israeli Maritime Strategy Benefits the U.S.

Seth Cropsey

As the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem plainly shows, the U.S. is going to be more closely linked to Israel including especially its secu...

Continue Reading

Trump Will Never Sacrifice American Security in Dealing with North Korea

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

The administration has approached the North Korea problem basically the right way...

Continue Reading

Before Meeting Kim, Trump Had to Repudiate the Iran Deal

Tod Lindberg

Otherwise North Korea could have demanded the same lenient terms, and negotiations would fail...

Continue Reading