Hasty Ambush

Hasty Ambushes are short, sharp, reactive pieces from War on the Rocks contributors. If commentary and analysis are our symphonies, Hasty Ambushes are jazz.


RCD: CNO's Losing Battle to Avoid a Hollow Navy

RCD: CNO’s Losing Battle to Avoid a Hollow Navy

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Jonathan Greenert has adopted the lingo of marine navigation to bring organization to his thinking about fleet priorities.  His “Sailing…

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Obama, Russia, and Ukraine: What You Think

Obama, Russia, and Ukraine: What You Think

With Russia conducting exercises on its border with Ukraine and a Russian proposal for “humanitarian” intervention on the UN Security Council table, an expansion of…

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