New Administration Topic Week Kicks Off on CIMSEC

By Dmitry Filipoff

This week CIMSEC will be featuring brief responses submitted to our call for recommendations for the incoming administration. Below is a list of responses that will be updated as the topic week features and as prospective authors finalize additional contributions. 

Mercy of the Dragon by Joshua A. Cranford
A Strong Navy for A Strong Nation by Bob Hein
Bryan McGrath’s Handy Advice by Bryan McGrath
The Challenge: Rediscovering the Offense by Richard Mosier

The Swiss Army Navy of Security Policy by Dr. Sebastian Bruns
An Open Letter to Our Negotiator-in-Chief: Fix Navy Acquisition by Travis Nicks

Keep It Simple by Brody Blankenship
Ensuring a Strong Navy for a Maritime Nation by The Navy League
Enhance Maritime Presence in the Indian Ocean by Vivek Mishra

More Than Just a Tool of Policy by Anthony Orbanic
Naval Priorities and Principles for the New Administration by Anonymous

Dmitry Filipoff is CIMSEC’s Director of Online Content. Contact him at

Featured Image: SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Oct. 5, 2016) With amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as a backdrop, Sailors aboard the dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) conduct landing craft utility operations in the ship’s well deck during Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 33. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Raymond D. Diaz III/Released)

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