Lectures of Opportunity

Lectures of Opportunity (LOOs) complements our educational curriculum and casts light on important national and international topics with relevant strategic and economic implications. They offer U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to learn more about relevant national and international socio-political subjects in informal discussions.

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About Lectures of Opportunity

These robust lectures instruct and inform our NWC community on a variety of topical subjects, allowing students, faculty, and staff to experience and discuss various viewpoints and opinions. These discussions can stimulate focused research and foster dialogue among specialists and laypersons alike, resulting in enhanced understanding and continued productive research and analysis. LOOs are offered throughout the year at the college in lecture-style settings.

Upcoming Event

Our LOOs address topics ranging from personal insights from military and civilian leaders, the global effects of climate change, ethics and morals in the military, and the international importance of new military technology.

Lectures of Opportunity: "Remote Warfare, the Warrior Ethos, and the Just War Tradition"

Monday, February 06, 2023
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

What is wrong with "drone" warfare? There have been several arguments in the literature that there is something morally wrong in principle with the remote application of lethal means in combat.

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