Sea powers have many handicaps that often are forgotten, resulting in a dangerous overestimation of their safety, influence, and staying power in a competitive world. A more clear-eyed assessment of sea power—one less enamored of the grandeur associated with naval might—reveals that often their hopes were unwarranted and ended up having tragic results.
Grygiel, Jakub J.
"The Limits of Sea Power,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 74:
4, Article 8.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol74/iss4/8