2022 Newport National Security Symposium

China’s Growing Assertiveness: Assessing Integrated Deterrence Strategies and Challenges 

2022 Sentinel of the Sea Gala

Managing China’s Maritime Expansion: Strategic and Tactical Options for the West

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Naval War College Foundation

The Naval War College Foundation was created in 1969 by forward-looking, community-minded individuals whose goals were to ensure the legacy of educational excellence at the Naval War College. For more than 50 years, the Foundation’s commitment to the College has remained firm: to educate today in order to secure tomorrow.

Rear Admiral StephEn B. Luce

The War College is a place of original research on all questions relating to war and to statesmanship connected with war, or the prevention of war. 



CNO NAVPLAN Update 2022

The CNO Navigation Plan (NAVPLAN), released in January 2021, focused the Navy’s efforts across four foundational priorities: Readiness, Capabilities, Capacity, and Sailors. This update builds upon the NAVPLAN 2021 foundation, leveraging Navy progress to further strengthen the United States Navy’s warfighting advantage.

Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe set the course to strengthen national security. Does Japan have the courage to follow it?

The Naval War College Foundation asked Capt. Yuki Bito of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense (JMSDF) officer, to share her perspective here on the impact of the death of former Prime MInister Shinzo Abe, one of Japan's most prominent supporters of its national defense and a free and open Indo Pacific. Capt. Bito is currently serving as a liaison officer and military professor in the international Programs Department at the U.S. Naval War College.

Japanese leader with JAPAN sign in table before him

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