Today, the United States is the dominant sea power of the world—unchallenged by friend, unchecked by foe. This position is as novel to the history of the republic as the advent of the atom bomb.
Phelan, George R.
"Sea Power and Strategies For the Control of the Seas,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 7:
6, Article 3.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol7/iss6/3