Recent Publications

Running on empty,”Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute, October 2010; 136: 60-65.

Nobody asked me, but…the Olympia needs our help,” Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute, July 2010; 136: 10-11.

‘Get off the fainting couch’: Stop worrying and start managing the Chinese ASBM threat,” Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute, April 2010; 136: 42-47.

Ospreys mean less at home,” The North County Times/The Californian, January 3, 2010.

America’s fading legacy in the Pacific,”  The Los Angeles Times, June 5, 2009.

Preparing for the next big quake,”  The Berkeley Daily Planet, April 30-May 6, 2009; 11(5); Page 13.

The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle: A poster child for next-war-it is?,”  Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute, November 2008; 134: 22-26.

To win hearts and minds, give Coast Guard new hospital ships,”  National Defense Magazine, November 2008; 93: 28. With James Doblow

Don’t  hate San Francisco! Engage, don’t estrange,”  Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute. October 2007; 133: 64-68.

Going down with the ships,” The Washington Post, March 5, 2007.

“LCS: A step, not an end – correspondence,” Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute. February 2007; 133: 6-7.

“Communicable Disease Control in California,”  White Paper for 2007 California Health Strategy Summit. With R.J. Melton and G. Rutherford.

“The peril of power: Navigating natural gas infrastructure,”  Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute.  June 2006; 132: 40-44.

“Emerging issues in natural gas security: Does perception management mask reality?,”  In Proceedings of Environment Canada’s 29th Arctic and Marine Oilspill (AMOP) Technical Seminar, Environment Canada, Ottawa 2006: 517-524.

Protein engineering: Security implications:  The increasing ability to manipulate protein toxins for hostile purposes has prompted calls for regulation,”  EMBO Reports June 2006; 7: S14-17. With J. Tucker.

“A Gunboat Navy for the 21st Century—correspondence,”  Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute December 2005; 131: 64-65.

“Biology on the battlefield: Rethinking the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention,”  The Yale Politic.  December 29, 2005.

The mosquito can be more dangerous than the mortar round: The obligations of command,”  Naval War College Review, Winter 2005: LVIII, Vol. 1. 77-87. With Arthur M. Smith.

Building a fleet for coastal rescue,” The Boston Globe, January 4, 2005.

“Harbor Safety,”  The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, October 12, 2003.

“Projecting biomedical security,” Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute July 2003; 129: 63-66.

“Strategic biodefense: A call to reinvent the hospital ship,” Navy Medicine March-April 2002; 93:  31-35.

“Poxvirus Dilemmas—correspondence,” New England Journal of Medicine 1998; 339: 2027-2028.

“Think Small,” Foreign Affairs 1998; 77 (3): 158.  Letter.

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