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Competition at Sea: Building Resilience in a Maritime Enterprise in Crisis

Date & Time

Mar. 28, 2024
1:00pm – 2:00pm ET


Online Only


Please tune in for a thought-provoking panel discussion on the challenges confronting the United States in maritime resilience. Co-hosted by the Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition (WISC) and the Polar Institute at the Wilson Center, this event will explore critical issues in the maritime industry that affect the strategic interests of the United States. From assessing China's strengths to navigating domestic concerns like shipbuilding and workforce issues, as well as navigating the intricacies of ports and infrastructure, this event will provide a deep-dive into global competition across the maritime enterprise.

The public panel discussion will be webcast from 1:00-2:00 PM ET on Thursday, March 28, 2024.


Lea Thome

Lea Thome

Schwarzman Fellow
Headshot of Johnathan Caverley

Jonathan Caverley

Professor, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, US Naval War College; Research Affiliate, Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Ronald O'Rourke

Naval Analyst for the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress

Hosted By

Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition

The Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition works to shape conversations and inspire meaningful action to strengthen technology, trade, infrastructure, and energy as part of American economic and global leadership that benefits the nation and the world.  Read more

Polar Institute

Since its inception in 2017, the Polar Institute has become a premier forum for discussion and policy analysis of Arctic and Antarctic issues, and is known in Washington, DC and elsewhere as the Arctic Public Square. The Institute holistically studies the central policy issues facing these regions—with an emphasis on Arctic governance, climate change, economic development, scientific research, security, and Indigenous communities—and communicates trusted analysis to policymakers and other stakeholders.  Read more

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