The element of geography poses clear limitations on both the development and employment of naval powers by the Soviet Union. Failure on the part of naval planners to recognize and exploit this strategic advantage would be a disservice to the defense budget, the national economy, and the United States citizenry.
Smith, Clyde A.
"Constraints of Naval Geography on Soviet Naval Power,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 27
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol27/iss5/6