Naval diplomacy beneath the waves: a study of the coercive use of submarines
Ditzler, Brent Alan
Breemer, Jan S.
Tritten, James J.
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This thesis addresses one dimension of 'naval diplomacy', namely submarine naval diplomacy. It examines the suitability and/or desirability of employing submarine forces for naval-diplomatic purposes. It reviews the historical record of 'underwater gunboat diplomacy', the particular aims that its practitioners have sought to achieve, and it examines the opportunities and constraints for the assignment of submarines for future naval diplomacy purposes.
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