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War Between China, U.S. Not Likely

May 10, 2011
By Robert K. Ackerman
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China actually wants the United States to remain active in the Asia-Pacific region as a hedge against any other country's adventurism. And, most of the other countries in that region want the United States to remain active as a hedge against China.

The Navy Must Sustain Its Force for the Long Term

May 10, 2011
By Robert K. Ackerman
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Ships and submarines being built by the U.S. Navy today will be in service 40 to 50 years from now, according to the commander of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command. Adm. John T. Harvey, USN, explained that the Navy cannot afford to re-procure its fleet, so it must ensure that its platforms last for several decades.

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