Book Reviews
  • “Earning the Rockies:” A Review of Robert Kaplan’s Forthcoming Book,, TBD
  • Inevitable Conflict in the South China Sea?, War on the Rocks, April 2014
  • “Small Boats, Dirty Money,” Naval War College Review, July 2009
  • “Pirates: Parasites, not Philanthropists,” The Washington Times, May 2009
  • “Bernard Fall: Memoirs of a Soldier-Scholar,” Naval History, April 2008
  • “Six Frigates,” Journal of the Early Republic, July 2007
  • “The Past as Prologue,” Naval Institute Proceedings, April 2007

Short Stories at War on the Rocks (prelude to release of novel SYREN’S SONG in November 2015)

Posts at U.S. Naval Institute Blog



  • “Disasters, Accidents, and Crises in American History: A Reference Guide to the Nation’s Most Catastrophic Events,” Facts on File Library of American History, 2008
  • ABC-CLIO Encyclopedias on the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the Civil War