When Iraqi tanks crossed the border of Kuwait, the United States crossed the threshold of a new military strategy-from one of reliance on forward-deployed garrison forces to one of increased emphasis on responsiveness.
Gibson, Andrew E. and Shuford, Jacob L.
"Desert Shield and Strategic Sealift,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 44:
2, Article 3.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol44/iss2/3