The Accidental Admiral: a sailor takes command at NATO. By Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret). Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2014. pp 246; $32.95. ISBN 978-1-61251-704-9 Reviewed by Professor Geoffrey Till
ADMIRAL Stavridis was the first naval Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) in NATO from 2009-2013, a big enough task in its own right, but was also at the same time Commander-in-Chief of US forces in Europe (EUCOM). His book is interesting from two different angles.