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04/01/2013
Proceedings Magazine
Show of Force -- or Just for Show? | by Barney Rubel
The aircraft carrier is an iconic ship type. That is, its history of dominance at sea along with the great expense and technical challenge of building and operating a fleet of them have invested it with potent geopolitical meaning.

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