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Maj. Jeff Thurnher, International Law Department, attended the International Institute of Humanitarian Law's 12th Annual Summer Course in Sanremo Italy 25 June-6 July 2012. The session focused on the latest developments of the Law of Armed Conflict and brought together international law experts from around the world.

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Capt. Erik Wright, National Security Affairs department,  and his wife Karen led a "Command Couple" seminar for the Prospective Commanding Officers' Spouse class at Command Leadership School, Newport, R.I. This discussion is a standard part of the spouse curriculum and focuses on challenges associated with command from both the commander's and the spouse's perspectives.

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Professors Larry McCabe, Sean Sullivan and Jim Cook, National Security Affairs, conducted a Caribbean security workshop in St. ann, Jamaica July 9-13. The Naval War College worked with faculty from the University of the West Indies to facilitate a discussion and develop strategies on key security concerns of the region to include infiltration of drug cartels, terrorism, natural disasters and economic impact and consequences of the global economic recession.

 
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Cmdr. Gordon Muir, War Gaming, explains the role of the aircraft carrier to a group of local high school students during a visit to McCarty-Little Hall, July 9.  The students were participating in a five-day Starship Poseidon-STEM camp that includes classroom and laboratory instruction in physics, chemistry mathematics, astronomy, and English.

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Professor Sean Henseler,College of Operational and Strategic Leadership, lectured student leaders from 17 middle eastern nations who are in the U.S. attending a 1-month course hosted by Roger Williams University. The state sponsored course is part of the U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI).  MEPI  offers assistance, training, and support to groups and individuals striving to bring change to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

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Read the latest faculty articles and quotes at “NWC in the Headlines” on the college’s website at
http://www.usnwc.edu/InTheHeadlines


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From U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs
posted by Alyssa Menard