Alfred Thayer Mahan

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Noun1.Alfred Thayer Mahan - United States naval officer and historian (1840-1914)Alfred Thayer Mahan - United States naval officer and historian (1840-1914)
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China has increased its naval objectives not only with an extensive expansion of its vessel capabilities, but by following naval strategist Alfred Mahan's strategic principle of building forward bases which now include Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Djibouti.
American strategy, in contrast, has long favoured the geopolitical insights of the 19th-century admiral Alfred Mahan, who emphasised sea power and the rimlands.
American strategy, in contrast, has long favored the geopolitical insights of the 19th-century admiral Alfred Mahan, who emphasized sea power and the rimlands.