From Gaza to the Peloponnessian War: Maritime Irregular Warfare

Sutton, William R.

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Maritime irregular warfare (MIW) has been around since the dawn of sea power. While conventional naval warfare holds the premier position in naval affairs, MIW constitutes a less understood but equally important other tradition that merits closer attention. History demonstrates a link between the evolution of regular naval warfare and its irregular counterpart. when fully understood and correctly utilized, MIW actions have proven extremely effective at providing unconventional solutions to compl