U.S. Naval War College Past Events

Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, delivers a keynote address during the 69th annual Current Strategy Forum held at U.S. Naval War College (NWC).
Jun 11 2019

Current Strategy Forum: "The Agile Navy: Maximizing Maritime Power in the Information Age"

8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Current Strategy Forum at the U.S. Naval War College builds upon the research conducted through a series of workshops and conferences over the past 24-months, will consider issues related to the resurgence of "Great Power Competition" between peer and near-peer competitors around the globe.

Sarah Sewall from John Hopkins University, Ambassador Eric S. Edelman from the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and Naval War College Foundation Fellow Randy Forbes, all participate in a panel discussion during the 68th annual Current Strategy Forum at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island.
Jun 12 2018

Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Annual forums are designed to provide an opportunity for exchange of views among outstanding scholars and leaders from across industry, government and the military. As the Navy focuses on current operations, it also must also look beyond the horizon.

Students, staff and faculty assigned to U.S. Naval War College (NWC) listen to a panel discussion during the 68th annual Current Strategy Forum at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island.
Jun 13 2017

Current Strategy Forum: National Security and Fleet Design

8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Current Strategy Forum (CSF) hosted by the Secretary of the Navy at the U.S. Naval War College. This event offered an opportunity for the nation’s public servants, scholars, and senior military officers to join with College faculty and students to discuss the future strategy of the United States.

Michael F. Pavković, Timothy D. Hoyt, Andrea J. Dew, James R. Holmes and Toshi Yoshihara, all professors at U.S. Naval War College (NWC), participate in a panel discussion during the 67th annual Current Strategy Forum (CSF) at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Jun 14 2016

Current Strategy Forum: Strategy in Complex and Uncertain Times

8:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

We describe today’s strategic environment as complex. We use terms such as globalization, new world order, cyber security, and disruptive technology that suggest that we need to think differently about our strategic approach in dealing with our nation's challenges.

Ronald O'Rourke, a naval analyst at the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress, addresses the attendees during the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) 2015 Current Strategy Forum in Newport, Rhode Island.
Jun 16 2015

Current Strategy Forum: Strategy and Maritime Power in a Contested Environment

8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The contested space of today includes not only the geopolitical, but has also expanded to new domains, such as the minds of a new generation, in the streets of heavily populated cities, and the infrastructure that supports a population.

Naval War College Current Strategy Forum: Energy and US National Security Vulnerability and Opportunity
Jun 07 2011

Current Strategy Forum: Energy and U.S. National Security, Vulnerability and Opportunity

8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The viability of our economy relies heavily on the continuing supply of energy resources. Increasingly, the United States’ national security initiatives have been concerned with challenges and trends associated with the need for continued access to natural resources.

Invited guests attend seminars during the Current Strategy Forum 2010 at the Naval War College.
Jun 08 2010

Current Strategy Forum: Networks, Partnerships, and the Emerging Global Order

8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The forum explored the global system in transition. As Anne Marie Slaughter, the State Department’s Director for Policy Planning, observed during the 2009 forum, international affairs are now less hierarchical, and less susceptible to solution by traditional policy mechanisms.