Is the U.S. Navy Getting Ready to Develop a New 'Battleship'?

Creating what would amount to an American pocket battleship, operating alone on the high seas in the face of the enemy, is a risky proposition. Still, the concentration of firepower such a ship could bring to bear also makes it an attractive one, and the ship’s stealthy nature, extensive defensive-weapons capability, and America’s lead in military communications and networking all give it an edge in survivability.

Donald Trump’s Big Speech: America First Makes Its Debut at the UN

Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump reiterated that he will place the interests of the United States first in any international dealings. Trump said during his speech that he would follow a policy of “principled realism” to guide his strategy.

“The United States will forever be a great friend to the world, and especially to its allies,” Trump told the U.N. General Assembly on September 19.