In this book Admiral Stansfield Turner talks to you about leadership, strategy, the U.S. Navy, intelligence, terrorism, and success in life. In his words he shares his knowledge and experience with you, knowledge gained from serving the United States for many years as a Naval leader and innovator; Director of Central Intelligence; and writer, lecturer, and educator. By building on his thoughts you can become a better leader, improve your skills as a strategist, and gain a deeper insight into security challenges and their solutions.
Chapters 1 through 4 address the art and science of leadership, strategy & policy, the Naval War College and military education, and the Navy. Chapters 5 through 7 address areas of global concern—intelligence and the challenges of reconciling secrecy and democracy, fighting terrorism without endangering democracy, and decreasing the risk to the world from weapons of mass destruction. Chapter 8 addresses personal achievement and success. The thoughts of Admiral Turner are an invaluable legacy that can help us meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.