Bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers calls for national maritime strategy

By Abby Shepherd / May 8, 2024 at 2:12 PM
The creation of a national maritime strategy is necessary amid "great power competition, aging infrastructure and the threat of high-intensity war," according to a bipartisan, bicameral document released by lawmakers today. The strategy, released by Reps. Mike Waltz (R-FL), John Garamendi (D-CA) and Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), calls for several actionable steps to deter the People’s Republic of China’s advances in the Pacific Ocean, including the establishment of a presidentially appointed position to “synchronize all national...

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