Alexander Howlett is the founder of the Canadian War Studies Association. Alexander’s research area focuses on the military and administrative history of the Royal Navy and United States Navy. He is a PhD Candidate with the Defence Studies Department at King’s College, University of London. Alex completed his MA in War Studies from King’s, and obtained his BA in History from Simon Fraser University. Alexander administers the blog airspacehistorian.com, is a site administrator for politicsforum.org, and is a contributing analyst for wikistrat.com. He can be reached @Thucydides_ on Twitter, and on academia.edu.