Naval War College Review


Peter Howarth, an Australian former diplomat and intelligence analyst, pres- ents an excellent mix of strategic the- ory, political dynamics, and tactical detail in considering the Chinese sub- marine fleet. His treatment demon- strates a keen understanding of both parts of the phrase “politico-military strategy,” and it is the type of thinking that Jeffrey Record of the Air War Col- lege recently opined is too often miss- ing in the American community.