The discussion arranges itself in three parts: (1) an examination of strategic significance; (2) a discussion of free world and related interests; and (3) the application of seapower, or, to put it in other terms, the strategic exploitation of the Mediterranean situation.
Reitzel, William A.
"Naval Command Course: Seapower in the Mediterranean,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 19
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