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Sea Control 197 – Naval Great Power Competition with Dr. Joshua Tallis and Hunter Stires

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By Jared Samuelson Dr. Josh Tallis and Hunter Stires join the podcast to discuss three of their recent pieces focused on naval great power competition, the benefit of smaller combatants, fleet structure, conflict below the level of war, multiple theories about Chinese strategy, and more! Download Sea Control 197 – Naval Great Power Competition with … Continue reading Sea Control 197 – Naval Great Power Competition with Dr. Joshua Tallis and Hunter Stires →

30 Aug 2020

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Sea Control 197 - Naval Great Power Competition with Dr. Joshua Tallis & Hunter Stires

Sea Control

Links:To Compete with Russia and China, Think Small by Dr. Joshua Tallis, Defense One, May 12, 2020Win Without Fighting by Hunter Stires, Proceedings, June 2020How Good Order at Sea is Central to Winning Strategic Competition by Dr. Joshua Tallis, CIMSEC, August 12, 2020

1hr 2mins

30 Aug 2020

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Episode 495: Countering China in the South China Sea with Hunter Stires

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China will continue to expand its holdings and presence in the South China Sea and the first and second island chain as long as it can and does not face pressure to do otherwise.They have an unmatched shipbuilding program to expand not just their traditional navy, but their coast guard and maritime paramilitary fleets.To discuss these and related topics will be returning guest, Hunter Stires.As a starting point for our discussion, we'll review the major points in his US Naval Institute General Prize Essay Contest winning essay, The South China Sea Needs a 'COIN' Toss and related recent works.Hunter Stires is a fellow with the John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research at the U.S. Naval War College. His focus centers on maritime strategy and logistics in the Western Pacific. Hunter is the winner of the U.S. Naval Institute’s 2018 General Prize Essay Contest, with his winning entry published as “The South China Sea Needs a ‘COIN’ Toss” in the May 2019 issue of Proceedings alongside a companion piece, “Why We Defend Free Seas.” His article “’They Were Playing Chicken:’ The U.S. Asiatic Fleet’s Gray-Zone Deterrence Campaign against Japan, 1937-40,” is featured in the Summer 2019 issue of the Naval War College Review. He is an Associate at Central Gulf Lines, a division of SEACOR Holdings Inc., and is a graduate of Columbia University.

1hr 3mins

1 Jul 2019

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Episode 458: Maritime Insurgency and Counterinsurgency with Hunter Stires

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The outlaw and lawless ocean, non-state actors, intimidation, and hostile acts short of war - security on the high seas involves a lot more than fleet actions.From the South China Sea as government policy, to land conflicts and economic stress moving to adjacent seas - what exactly is the concept of insurgency and counterinsurgency at sea?Returning to Midrats to discuss this and more will be Hunter Stires.Hunter is a Fellow with the John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research at the U.S. Naval War College and works in a non-resident capacity with the Center for a New American Security. His work focuses on maritime strategy and logistics for forward deployed naval forces in the Western Pacific in history and today. He is a freelance contributor to The National Interest and is recently the co-author with Dr. Patrick Cronin of "China is Waging a Maritime Insurgency in the South China Sea. It's Time for the United States to Counter It."

1hr 4mins

14 Oct 2018

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