Announcements and Updates
Call for Articles: Chinese Military Strategy Week, 3-7 Aug 15 by Eric Murphy
Invite to CIMSEC SCS Wargame Crowd-Sourcing Phase by Scott Cheney-Peters

Distributed Lethality week
Distributed Lethality: A Cultural Shift by James Davenport
Distributed Endurance: Logistics and Distributed Lethality by Chris O’Connor
Distributed Basing: The Key to Distributed Lethality’s Success in the Western Pacific by Eric Gomez
Weaponized Hovercraft for Distributed Lethality by John Salak
Airborne Over The Horizon Targeting Options to Enable Distributed Lethality by Michael Glynn
LCS: The Distributed Lethality Flotilla Combatant by Steve Wills
Missing an Opportunity for Innovation: A Conceptual Critique of Distributed Lethality by Ryan Kuhns
Distributed Lethality’s C2 Sea Change by Jimmy Drennan
The Role of Swarm Intelligence for Distributed Lethality C2 by Marjorie Greene
Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center: The Human Element of Distributed Lethality by Vice Admiral Thomas Rowden

Sea Control 84 – Indian Ocean with Natalie Sambhi
Sea Control 85 – The Melian Dialogue, More Than Meets the Eye with Matthew Hipple
Sea Control 86 – Journalism and Soft Power with Matthew Hipple
Sea Control 87A – Falklands Series 7: Amphibious Panel with Alex Clarke
Sea Control 87B – Falklands Series 7: Amphibious Panel with Alex Clarke

Naval Affairs
Where is the Navy Going To Put Them All? (Part One) by Jan Musil
Where is the U.S. Navy Going To Put Them All? (Part Two) by Jan Musil

China’s Military Strategy White Paper 2015: Far Seas Operations and the Indian Ocean Region by Himanil Raina
crossposted from National Maritime Foundation
East Asian Security in the Age of the Chinese Mega-Cutter by Ryan D. Martinson
New Ship Boosts Taiwan’s HADR Capabilities by Michal Thim
China’s Yuan-class Submarine Visits Karachi: An Assessment by Gurpreet S. Khurana 

Brussels to Beijing: Now is NATO’s China Moment, Part One by Jozef Kosc
Brussels to Beijing: Now is NATO’s China Moment, Part Two by Jozef Kosc
Collective Defense in the High North: It’s Time for NATO to Prioritize the Arctic by Sally DeBoer

Western Hemisphere
Damen’s Presence in the Latin American and Caribbean Market, Part 1 by  W. Alejandro Sanchez
Damen’s Presence in the Latin American and Caribbean Market, Part 2 by W. Alejandro Sanchez

Book and Paper Reviews
The Future of Warfare by Brett J. Patron
Toward a New Maritime Strategy by James Holmes
Forging China’s Military Might: A New Framework for Assessing Innovation by Dr. Jeffrey Becker
Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World by Vic Allen

General/Misc National Security
Inspector Gadgets: Drones in the Hangar by Scott Cheney-Peters
The Coast Guard and Maritime Strategy by James Holmes

Featured Image: ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 8, 2012) A Shooter starts to come to his feet after giving an F/A-18C from the Rampagers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83 the signal to launch from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class A.J. Jones/Released)

Fostering the Discussion on Securing the Seas.