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From U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs
March 1, 2013

Professor Lyle Goldstein, China Maritime Studies Institute, authored an article entitled “Chinese fisheries enforcement: Environmental and strategic implications” in Marine Policy, Volume 40. The article is available to authorized users through the NWC library database at  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X12002485 and those who subscribe to the publication at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/0308597X.

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Professor Stephen Knott, National Security Affairs, spoke at Saint Vincent College’s Center for Political and Economic Thought, in its Government and Politicsl Education Lecture Series on Feb. 6. His talk was entitled “Distorted History: The Case of George W. Bush and the War on Terror.”   
Video is available online at http://www.stvincent.edu/Majors_and_Programs/Centers_and_Institutes/Center_for_Political_and_Economic_Thought/CPET_Lectures_and_Conferences/ under the Government and Politics section.

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Professor David Cooper, National Security Affairs, authored an article in the March 2013 issue of The Nonproliferation Review entitled "Globalizing Reagan's INF Treaty: Easier Done Than Said?".   It has been selected by the editors as the feature article for this issue.  The article is available to authorized users through the NWC library database at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10736700.2013.769373 and those who subscribe to the publication at http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rnpr20/20/1

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Professor Joshua Rovner, Strategy and Policy, discussed the misuse of intelligence by the US Government particularly during the Iraq and Vietnam Wars at Northwestern Michigan College’s International Affairs Forum Lecture series Feb. 21.  https://www.nmc.edu/resources/extended-education/events/iaf/index.html
Video is available at http://www.upnorthmedia.org/watchupnorthtv.asp?SDBFid=5224#vid

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Professor Martin L. Cook, Admiral James Bond Stockdale Chair of Professional Military Ethics, participated in two panel discussions on ethics at the National Character and Leadership Symposium in Colorado, Feb. 20-22. He also presented to the senior leadership of the Air Force Academy.

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Capt. Patrick Molenda, director of the Maritime Advanced Warfighting School (MAWS), attended the 16th Asia Pacific Naval College Seminar (APNCS) at the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Staff College. Molenda was one of 15 national representatives to attend, and he gave a presentation on freedom of navigation to support the conference's main theme of maintaining stability in the Asian Pacific region. The JMSDF Staff College has hosted the seminar annually since 1998 to attain and makes use of the results of the symposium attended by Naval College instructors and researchers in the Asia Pacific region for the JMSDF Staff College’s education and to promote defense exchange and mutual understanding among the participating countries through exchange of views and field trips.

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Professor Walter Berbrick from the War Gaming Department, Mr. Gary McKenna from the Office of Naval Intelligence Detachment, and Professor Andrew C. Winner from the Strategic Research Department supported CENTCOM's Leading Edge 13 exercise, Feb. 1-7.  A Proliferation Security Initiative exercise designed to improve participants' policies and capabilities to interdict weapons of mass destruction components to state and non-state actors of proliferaiton concern, it demonstrates a commitment to take proactive measures to interdict shipments of proliferation concern, consistent with domestic and international legal authorities and frameworks that improve Weapon of Mass Destruction interdiction tactics, techniques and procedures. The exercise was hosted by the United Arab Emirates, and the exercise co-director for the UAE was Brigadier General Yahya Buamim, a 2008 Naval Command College graduate. The Naval War College has been supporting the Proliferation Security Initiative through the use of war games/tabletop exercises since 2004, including two week-long tabletop exercises at Newport in 2004 and 2007 and earlier iterations of Leading Edge in 2007 and 2010.

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Capt. Paul McKeon, team chief for the Naval War College College of Operational and Strategic Leadership's Assist and Assess Team (AAT), recently visited Pacific Fleet headquarters. NWC representatives assisted over 70 attendees from the reserve and active duty components, providing maritime operations center academics and leading attendees through an intensive hands-on planning exercise. The event was a two-week tailored assist visit as part of NWC's support to the Pacific Fleet, as that staff embraces new roles from the nation's strategic pivot to Asia. McKeon was accompanied by Cmdr. John Sullivan, Cmdr. Phil Beckman, Cmdr. Mike Lents, Lt. Cmdr. Ellen Sharp, professor Jim Harrington and Tom Heaney. 

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Read the latest faculty articles and quotes at “NWC in the Headlines” on the college’s website at http://www.usnwc.edu/InTheHeadlines

Submissions from faculty and departments for Faculty News Notes to pao@usnwc.edu are always welcomed and appreciated.