Captain Bernard Cole

Capt. Bernard D. Cole, USN (Ret.), teaches at the National War College in Washington, D.C. Cole’s previous books include The Great Wall at Sea: China’s Navy in the Twenty-First Century, which was selected for the Navy Reading Program. He earned a PhD in history from Auburn University and lives in Alexandria, VA.

Products by this Author

None found for this author.

Author Events
Featured Expert Panelist
1:30pm, The Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, D.C. Read More
Featured Commentator
10:00am-5:00pm,, “Cross-Strait Developments in 2013,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace,... Read More
Featured Speaker
Defense Orientation Conference Assoc., National Defense University, Fort McNair, DC Read More
Guest Lecturer
U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY Read More


Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Wed, 2016-11-02

You are cordially invited to: The Role of Space in Maritime Operations A discussion with RADM(SEL) Christian "Boris"...

Defense Forum Washington 2016

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

View All

From the Press

Guest Lecturer & Book Signing

Sun, 2016-10-30

Book Launch Party

Wed, 2016-11-02

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership