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NWC Talks: Combating Corruption, A Challenge of Leadership with Hank J. Brightman

Professor Hank J. Brightman looks at the enduring challenge of corruption. Brightman, who is the college’s EMC Informationist Chair and an archetypal pattern analyst, discusses how psychologists and leading thinkers of many eras have attempted to understand and counter the roots of corruption.

NWC Talks: Civil-military relations with lindsay cohn

Associate professor Lindsay Cohn discusses the importance and effect of civil-military relations in society. Cohn’s research and publications focus on military organizations, civil-military relations, international law of war, and foreign policy/public opinion. She has been invited to speak on civil-military relations or military manpower issues in the U.S., Germany, France, and Denmark.

NWC Talks: China and the Law of Sea with James Kraska

Professor James Kraska discusses China’s use of legal claims to challenge freedom of navigation in the waters around Asia. Kraska is chairman of the Naval War College’s Stockton Center for International Law.

NWC Talks: China in Africa with Naunihal Singh 

Assistant professor Naunihal Singh discusses the surge of Chinese investment in African nations and what it means for the geopolitics of Africa. Singh studies African politics and civil-military relations

NWC Talks: Russia’s Great Power Competition with Mike Petersen

Associate professor Mike Petersen discusses Russia’s great-power competition with the United States. Petersen is director of the Russia Maritime Studies Institute at the U.S. Naval War College. His work focuses on researching high-intensity maritime warfare. 

NWC Talks: What on Earth is the liberal international order?

Professor Brent Hardt discusses the mechanics and importance of the liberal international order. Hardt is a career senior foreign service officer and was the U.S. ambassador to Guyana from 2011 to 2014. He later served as chargé d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Paris and as the foreign policy advisor to the commanders of U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Central Command.

NWC Talks: understanding china’s maritime strategy with james holmes

Professor James Holmes discusses China’s maritime strategic traditions and what the U.S. can learn from it. Holmes holds the J. C. Wylie Chair of Maritime Strategy at the Naval War College and served on the faculty of the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs.

NWC Talks: The European union: America’s indispensable global partner with brent hardt

Professor Brent Hardt discusses the history and importance of the relationship between the European Union and United States. Hardt is a career senior foreign service officer and was the U.S. ambassador to Guyana from 2011 to 2014. He later served as chargé d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Paris and as the foreign policy advisor to the commanders of U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Central Command

NWC Talks: Imagining the Arctic with mary thompson-jones

Professor Mary Thompson-Jones discusses how the Arctic region is becoming a strategic political, economic and militarily beneficial tool for the United States and foreign countries alike. Thompson-Jones is a career diplomat, professor and published author on U.S. foreign policy and the practice of diplomacy.

NWC Talks: Central and south america with larry mccabe

Associate professor Larry McCabe discusses the history of and current events in Central and South America and why they continue to be important regions for U.S. engagement. McCabe is a national security affairs professor at NWC.

NWC Talks: Nuclear southern asia with frank o’donnell

There’s a region of Asia that doesn’t get much attention: Southern Asia, specifically the intersection of China, India and Pakistan. Frank O’Donnell discusses the relationship of the three states and the danger of escalating tensions when all are armed with nuclear weapons

NWC Talks: Trust in the u.s. military with david burbach

Associate professor David Burbach discusses why the American public holds the U.S. military in such high esteem, how that wasn’t always the case and how it could change as the nation becomes more politicized. Burbach is a political scientist specializing in international relations and the politics of U.S. foreign policy.

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