Alfred Thayer Mahan’s analysis of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea offers present-day students and practitioners of maritime strategy a framework to think through the challenges of the South China Sea.
Holmes, James R.
"Strategic Features of the South China Sea: A Tough Neighborhood for Hegemons,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 67
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol67/iss2/5