Maritime strategy has always been concerned with the use of the sea for a purpose. In the modern world political and economic factors, the emerging international legal consensus, and the advances of technology affect the historical use of navies as instruments of national policy.
"Changing Naval Operations and Military Intervention,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 30
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol30/iss2/3