The U.S. maritime strategy: a cooperative strategy for 21st century seapower
Date of Issue2008-07-29
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The US maritime strategy is the first maritime strategy that has shifted from a narrow focus on sea combat toward one that also emphasises the use of "soft power" to counter terrorism and deliver humanitarian assistance. The strategy stresses preventing conflict as much as winning wars, and recognises that nations cannot do it alone.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 081-08
Nanyang Technological University