U.S. Overseas Bases Are Much More Vulnerable Than Aircraft Carriers

U.S. Overseas Bases Are Much More Vulnerable Than Aircraft Carriers

There has been a raft of commentaries recently about how countries like China and Russia are pursuing so-called anti-access/area-denial strategies aimed at driving the U.S. Navy from nearby seas.  Some of the more colorful accounts describe a "line of death" in places such as the Western Pacific that U.S. aircraft carriers can't cross without being in imminent peril.

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