NORFOLK, VA — House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Vice Chair Elaine Luria proposed a framework for a new maritime strategy in an article for the Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC).
“The US has a unique role in history. It is this exceptional power – and responsibility – that requires exceptional thinking by the political and military leaders of our nation,” Vice Chair Luria wrote. “This global maritime strategy can work, but the Navy will have to overcome substantial barriers to change in the Joint Staff, Combatant Commands, amongst the Services, and within the National Security Council and Congress. However, one cannot argue with a good plan. All we need is the plan and a few champions on Capitol Hill.”
Last week, Vice Chair Luria’s Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal asked, “Does the Pentagon Take China Seriously?” In June, her piece in War On The Rocks argued that the U.S. must “Look to the 1980s to Inform the Fleet of Today.”
You can read today’s article here.