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Floating Might

Floating Might

Photo Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tony D. Curtis

This is the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush, performing maritime support operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility, the Mediterranean Sea.

It can deliver American power to any corner of the world within days. It is the power behind the speeches President Barack Obama delivered in the region last week.

It is largely the reason why everyone was listening so politely while President Obama was telling them such insufferable untruths about the region, its hopes and its future. You can be insufferable when you carry such a big carrier.

China  Aircraft Carrier

This is the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning CV16. It’s also very big.

 

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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