The extraordinary commitment of naval forces to the Persian Gulf since June 1987 raises a number of issues regarding the doctrine that has emerged since the end of World War II concerning peacetime and wartime employment of naval forces.
Burke, Jerome J. Jr.
"On the Cusp of the Maritime Strategy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 41
, Article 9.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol41/iss4/9