NEWPORT, R.I. -- A faculty team from the National Security Decision Making Department presented a two-day national security symposium, entitled "The Shape of Things to Come," March 27-28, to an audience in San Mateo, Calif.
The faculty included Drs. Al Shimkus, Tom Fedyszyn, Rick Norton and Col. Doug Wadsworth, U.S. Marine Corps.
They presented seven briefings on topics related to future-oriented national security issues and conducted a question and answer panel session as the final event. The topics included future geopolitical forces; implications of technological advances; the role of reconstruction and humanitarian assistance as a necessary complement to military operations; and the future of the Marine Corps and the Navy.