The development of meaningful strategic alternatives in the Western Pacific area is predicated, first, on the framework of U.S. policy toward the region and, secondly, the identification of the threat to objectives being sought through the implementation of strategy in support of the overall policy.
"Southeast Asia: Strategic Alternatives After Vietnam,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 22
, Article 11.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol22/iss5/11