January 22, 2016

The Presence Problem: Naval Presence and National Strategy

By Jerry Hendrix

In this white paper, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program Director Jerry Hendrix and Commander Benjamin Armstrong, USN examine naval presence around the globe and recommend another look at the execution of our national strategy. The authors note that "best policy decisions will maintain a weather eye on the balanced force of a sufficient size that has been the central discussion of American naval power since the founding."

  • Jerry Hendrix

    Senior Fellow and Director, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program

    Jerry Hendrix is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security. A retired Captain in the United...

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