The northern European waters are an area of strategic change and innovation where the maritime security of the Western Alliance has long been recognized to be of decisive importance in any confrontation between East and West.
"Alliance Navies and the Threat in the Northern Waters,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 38
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol38/iss2/6