We Can Tell You How Russia Feels About U.S. Aircraft Carriers
The National Interest -

Lyle J. Goldstein

Russia, Europe

No doubt many Russian leaders still dream wistfully about gazing upon a shiny Ford-type supercarrier bearing the Russian naval ensign—the blue-cross flag of St. Andrew.

Here's What You Need to Remember: In such a conflict, of course, NATO forces (excluding Turkey) in the Black Sea would constitute a mere “tripwire”—military parlance for a force with some political value at “phase zero,” but with little actual military significance. They would be wiped out in...

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