While the U.S. military force structure pivots away from Middle Eastern security concerns toward East Asia, Russia, China, Turkey, Iran, and the Gulf monarchies are all potentially or actively hostile to Israel, or will seek more influence if the United States departs from the Middle East, or both. As Middle Eastern regional rivalries intersect increasingly with Eurasian great-power competition, the maritime element of Israeli grand strategy will grow in importance.
"Israeli Maritime Power and Eurasian Competition,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 75:
1, Article 4.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol75/iss1/4