The Stockdale Center and the Forum on Integrated Naval History and Seapower Studies (FINHSS) present a First Bell Lecture in Naval Leadership and History, “To Rule the Waves: Seapower, Economics, and Geopolitical Leadership in the Modern Age.” The speaker, Dr. Bruce Jones, director of the Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of the new book To Rule the Waves: How Control of the World’s Oceans Shapes the Fate of Superpowers. He has lived and worked in Asia, Africa, and Europe, including serving with UN operations in Kosovo and the Middle East. He has documented the changing dynamics of world power in several previous books about international affairs. He has been a senior advisor to the World Bank and has lectured or been a non-resident fellow at Princeton, Stanford, Yale, and New York University.
A recording of the full discussion is here: