James Holmes

James Holmes is professor of strategy at the Naval War College and coauthor of Red Star over the Pacific, designated as “Essential Reading” on the CNO Professional Reading List. The views voiced here are his alone.

America’s Small Stick Diplomacy

July 16, 2012 9:12 AM - Updated: February 5, 2013 1:50 PM
We might rephrase Theodore Roosevelt’s famous saying about “big stick” diplomacy thusly: Speak softly and carry a small stick, and…

Iran: Atomic and Underwater?

June 26, 2012 9:25 AM - Updated: February 5, 2013 1:33 PM
Reports in early June indicated that the Islamic Republic of Iran is in the early stages of developing nuclear-powered attack…

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