Does America Need More Warships To Take On China?
The National Interest -

James Holmes

Security, Asia

If you think peacetime preparation costs a lot, try war.

Here's What You Need to Remember: Mass is in short supply in the Western Pacific, where China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) can back up the power of the PLA Navy fleet with shore-based aircraft and missiles.

Over at Stars & Stripes this week, Caitlin Doornbos reported that the newish guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta had moored at its new home port of Yokosuka for the first time. Commissioned...

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