Full Speed Ahead

An Interview with Adm. James Stavridis

Adm. James Stavridis is a decorated Navy veteran and the former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe at NATO. He is also one of the foremost thinkers about the centrality of sea power in geopolitics. Here, he discusses the big blue-water problems facing the U.S., why our contributions to NATO get us incredible value from our closest allies, and the next big threat in asymmetric warfare: terror attacks directed against cruise ships.

Octavian Report: In your new book, Sea Power, you talk about the central role sea power should play in geostrategy — can you expand on your thinking there?

Adm. James Stavridis:  There are three components to the book. One is what it’s …

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