January 2011
Naval War College Review;Winter2011, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
The article discusses trends in the strategic planning of the U.S. Navy, as of January 2011. It addresses issues such as civil inattention to naval security issues, the impact of the economy on naval forces, and efforts to forecast crises and conflicts in which the U.S. Navy may become involved. The importance of maintaining the global flow of trade, and efforts to combat piracy are discussed. Simulation games which involve catastrophic flooding, pandemics, and major conventional warfare in the Pacific are also noted.


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