Academic Spotlight | Students Explore Future Maritime Strategy
This week the Strategy and War Course explored possible futures for maritime strategy. Much as they have throughout the term, students and faculty peered into the past in order to glimpse the future ahead.
Academic Spotlight | National Security Affairs Hosts Panel Discussion on 'Force Planning'
The U.S. Naval War College National Security Affairs department held its second practitioner lecture on Jan. 25, 2013, for the senior National Decision Making course.
Academic Spotlight | Strategy and Policy and the French-Algerian War
The French-Algerian War involved an insurgency in which the Algerian FLN (or National Liberation Front) never expected to win on the battlefield against the vastly superior forces of France.
'In the Shadow of Greatness' Author Discusses Book
As the first U.S. Naval Academy class to graduate into a wartime situation since the Vietnam War, the Class of 2002 has produced a book that stands as a testament to the ideals and values of that institution.
Naval War College to Host ‘U.S.-UK Combined Operational War Game’
Senior military officers from the U.S. Navy and Air Force will team up with counterparts from the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force for a war game at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I., Jan. 14-18.
Times White House Correspondent Visits NWC, Discusses ‘Role of Media’
The U.S. Naval War College National Security Affairs department hosted Peter Baker, White House correspondent for the New York Times, Friday, for the first practitioner lecture of the 2012-2013 winter trimester.
Jackson Visits NWC, Discusses 'Ocean Apocalypse'
Video is available online for the Jan. 7th evening lecture with Dr. Jeremy Jackson, who discussed how the oceans have been wrecked by overfishing, pollution, and climate change and the implications for future national security and well-being.
Academic Spotlight | Strategy and Policy Looks at Contemporary Relevance of Forgotten War
The Strategy and Policy department examined the Korean War and its lasting significance on U.S. strategic thought, Jan. 7-10.
Strategy and War Course Examines World War II in Pacific
U.S. Naval War College faculty and students in the Strategy and War course this week zeroed in
on a case study analyzing “Victory at Sea: Prewar Planning, Military Transformation, and Joint Operations in a Major Maritime War—The Pacific War.”
Jasparro Co-authors Book on Himalayan Water Resources
Christopher Jasparro's recently published work is "International Conflict over Water Resources in Himalayan Asia."
Gardner Receives Purple Heart Award
Marine Corps Col. Robert Gardner was awarded the Purple Heart Dec. 20 for wounds received in action while deployed as part of the AC/S G-3 of the 1st Marine Division, and was visiting B Co., 1st LAR Bn, with the Division CG.
NWC Hosts Cyber Operations Seminar
The U.S. Naval War College International Law Department held its first bi-annual International Law of Cyber Operations course in Oberammergau, Dec. 10-14.
Strategy and War Course Looks at World War II
Faculty and students this week zeroed in on “Waging Total War: Interdependence of Sea, Air, and Ground Operations.”
Senior Enlisted Academy Graduates Two Classes
Congratulations to the 79 students total who wrapped up their academics this week.
Reserve Officers Complete JMO Course
Seventy-one reserve officers completed a two-week Joint Maritime Operations course.
Politicization seen culprit for skewed intelligence reports
Joshua Rovner, associate professor in the strategy & policy department, U.S. Naval War College, discussed national security issues at the Eight Bells Lecture on Dec. 6.
EMC Chair Publishes Annual Report
Report reviews highlights of workshops, talks, faculty engagement, and NWC student support.
Strategy and War Course Considers the Russo-Japanese War
Examining the Russo-Japanese War provides a useful starting point for understanding the geopolitics, geostrategy, societies, and cultures of Northeast Asia.
War for American Independence
The third week of the Strategy and War Course examines the American War for Independence as a study in sea power, joint and combined operations, and irregular warfare.