Lubomyr Hajda, deputy director, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, provides remarks to the students from the Joint Military Operations department during a joint military operations capstone synthesis event held at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
Lubomyr Hajda, deputy director, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, provides remarks to the students from the Joint Military Operations department during a joint military operations capstone synthesis event held at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. The purpose of the event is for the students to synthesize everything they learned during the trimester and apply that knowledge to a fictional problem. The course is designed to prepare future military and civilian leaders for high-level policy, command, and staff responsibilities requiring joint and service operational expertise and warfighting skills. 161102-N-RX668-049 NEWPORT, R.I. (Nov. 2, 2016)

Study Groups

Naval War College’s regional study groups program allows exceptional resident students the chance to more deeply explore maritime challenges and policies in a specific part of the world. These research groups also build trust and cooperation with our global maritime partners, and with our partner war colleges.

While elective coursework and programming varies from group to group, students can expect to participate in workshops and gaming, attend conferences and lectures, and conduct research.

NWC Study Groups

Arctic Studies

The mission of this study group is to educate leaders and inform U.S. policy and military strategy in the changing Arctic region.

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Africa Studies

This program introduces students to Africa’s rich and complex culture, emerging economic opportunities, and pressing security challenges.

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Asia-Pacific Studies

This regional group focuses on maritime affairs in China, Taiwan, Japan, North and South Korea, Russia, Southeast Asia, Australia, and Oceania.

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Europe-Russia Studies

Eurasian expertise is in high demand. Europe is home to a large population and economy—and some of our most capable military partners. And, Russia remains a global force to be reckoned with.

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Greater Middle East

Explore issues relating to regional security, the religious and ethnic landscape, insurgent modes of warfare, and post-conflict issues in key Middle East countries.

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Indian Ocean

This group focuses on security-related issues, such as trade and energy, in the Indian Ocean and its surrounding nations.

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Latin America

Explore the history, culture, politics, and economics of regions neighboring the United States: South America, Central America, and the Caribbean.

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Human Security Studies

Explore non-traditional and transnational security threats and their impact on U.S. strategic, national security, and economic interests.

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