US Military Maritime Strategy For The 21st Century: Congress Not Impressed

In October 2007 the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released their combined proposal for maritime strategy: A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower. As would be expected, given the group preparing the report, the strategic importance of the world’s oceans was stressed. The report lists six key tasks, or strategic imperatives:

  1. Limit regional conflict with forward deployed, decisive maritime power.
  2. Deter major power war.
  3. Win our Nation’s wars.
  4. Contribute to homeland defense in depth.
  5. Foster and sustain cooperative relationships with more international partners.
  6. Prevent or contain local disruptions before they impact the global system. Continue reading

UCLA Football Gets New Head Coach: Rick Neuheisel

UCLA has hired a new head football coach. Rick Neuheisel comes to UCLA after gaining valuable experience as a volunteer assistant-quarterback coach at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, WA in 2003. You can bet that Neuheisel will pool his talent. Get it, betting pool.

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