CNA Admiral Jonathan Greenert speaks to a Brookings audience on maritime strategy, November 4, 2014. (C-SPAN image still)

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The U.S. Navy, China’s Navy, and Future Maritime Strategy: Remarks by CNO Adm. Jonathan Greenert

November 5, 2014, Fred Dews

Citing security and fiscal changes since 2007, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert described to a Brookings audience yesterday the Navy’s maritime strategy moving forward, emphasizing the “value of presence to be where it matters, when it matters as a sea service.” In the event hosted by the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings, and moderated by Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon—co-director of the center and the Sydney Stein, Jr. Chair—Admiral Greenert explained the importance of the “sea services [Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard] functions of power projection, sea control, maritime security, and … access.” Learn more about the event here.

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