Lyle J. Goldstein
Russian strategists appear to have a healthy respect for the U.S. Navy’s submarine force.
It seems that a feature of the “New Cold War” will be the real possibility of great-power military conflict at almost any moment—whether by accident, misperception or deliberate provocation. As the number of “fronts” in the dangerous U.S.-Russia rivalry multiplies from Ukraine to cyberspace to Syria and beyond, the chances of an incident or spark will also multiply. While many Western media outlets seemed inclined to dismiss President Vladimir Putin’s March 1 speech as grandstanding or even bluffing for political effect, this author …read more
Source: The National Interest