Limited maritime war is a promising area for investigation for two reasons. First, it is one of the two major nonstrategic-nuclear war scenarios upon which the naval planning of the United States is based.
James, Harry R. III
"An Analysis of Limited Maritime War,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 20
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol20/iss2/4