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06/30/2013
Providence Business News
Naval War College command to change hands | mentions NWC
The U.S. Naval War College will hold a change of command ceremony on Tuesday, July 2, to welcome the college’s 54th president Rear Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr. Carter is succeeding Rear Arm. John N. Christenson, who assumed command of the War College on March 30, 2011. Christenson is leaving for his next assignment as deputy U.S. military representative to NATO Military Committee in Brussels.
06/29/2013
WPRI.com
Naval War College getting new President | mentions NWC
The U.S. Naval War College in Newport is getting a new president. The college on Tuesday will hold a change-of-command ceremony to install Rear Adm. Walter "Ted" Carter Jr. as its 54th president. He replaces Rear Adm. John Christenson, who took command of the 125-year-old college in 2011.
06/29/2013
Boston.com
US Naval War College to get new president | mentions NWC
The U.S. Naval War College in Newport is getting a new president. The college on Tuesday will hold a change-of-command ceremony to install Rear Adm. Walter ‘‘Ted’’ Carter Jr. as its 54th president. He replaces Rear Adm. John Christenson, who took command of the 125-year-old college in 2011. Carter is a native of Burrillville. He has commanded the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group 12 , USS Carl Vinson and USS Camden. He has flown 125 combat missions.
06/28/2013
The Newport Daily News
'Be bold in thought' | quotes Rear Adm. John Christenson
“We believe Edmund Burke’s famous insight that ‘All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good men to do nothing.’ Well, this morning, Spruance Auditorium is filled with good men and women who will lead lives of action,” Christenson said. “We have taught you how to think, not what to think, while underscoring the importance of your personal integrity, your leadership and your ethics.”
06/28/2013
Stars and Stripes
China's naval aspirations: A 'blue-water' force | quotes Lyle Goldstein
China’s anti-submarine warfare capability remains weak, said Lyle Goldstein, an associate professor in the China Maritime Studies Institute at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. The Chinese have mounted a massive research effort to improve their sonar capabilities but will likely lag at least two decades behind the U.S. and its allies, he said.
06/28/2013
The Jamestown Foundation
How China Got There First: Beijing’s Unique Path to ASBM Development and Deployment | by Andrew Erickson
China’s deployment of the world’s first operational anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) has just been confirmed with unprecedented clarity by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).
06/28/2013
The National Interest
Mahan, the Forgotten Grand Strategist | mentions James Holmes and Toshi Yoshihara
Rising powers around the world have taken to reading and digesting their translations of Mahan, as professors James Holmes and Toshi Yoshihara have shown in their studies of Chinese and Indian maritime affairs.
06/28/2013
Beyond Headlines
Militarism Does Not Equal Conflict Resolution | by Hayat Alvi
When is the last time anyone resolved a conflict without militarization? It seems that for the last several decades the default response to wars and conflicts has been more weapons and troops or proxy support for warring parties.
06/28/2013
Newport Patch
Naval War College Welcomes RI Native as President | mentions NWC
The U.S. Naval War College will soon be helmed by a Rhode Island native, as Rear Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr. of Burrillville is scheduled for formal installation as president on July 2.
06/28/2013
Middletown Patch
Naval War College Welcomes RI Native as President | mentions NWC
The U.S. Naval War College will soon be helmed by a Rhode Island native, as Rear Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr. of Burrillville is scheduled for formal installation as president on July 2.
06/27/2013
The Center for International Maritime Security
A Korean Peninsula Combined Fleet | quotes Terrence Roehrig
According to Terrence Roehrig, the ROKN’s recent anti-piracy operational experience has “provide[d] the ROK navy with valuable operational experience [in] preparation for North Korean actions, while also gaining from participating in and leading multilateral operations.”
06/27/2013
Business Insider
China Has Made Some Giant Leaps In Its Space Program | quotes Joan Johnson-Freese
China flies fewer missions than the U.S. Apollo program, "but takes bigger steps," said Joan Johnson-Freese, a professor of national security affairs, and an expert on the Chinese space program, at the U.S. Naval War College. "They read the Apollo playbook, and know all the things the U.S. got from a human space program," she said, including economic benefits, dual-use technology with military capability, and a boost for science programs and public interest.
06/27/2013
The National Interest
Demystifying Iron Dome | by Peter Dombrowski
BARACK OBAMA encountered an unprecedented welcome when he visited Israel in March. He was greeted at the airport not just by the usual dignitaries but also by a hot new weapon—Israel’s Iron Dome missile-defense system against short-range rockets.
06/26/2013
USA Today
China revels in success of its longest space mission | quotes Joan Johnson-Freese
The Chinese and U.S. space programs appear like "a classic tortoise and hare," said Joan Johnson-Freese, a professor of national security affairs, and an expert on the Chinese space program, at the U.S. Naval War College. "China has an incremental plan, step by step, they are in no hurry, but it's also very ambitious," she said.
06/26/2013
Voice of America
China Completes Longest Manned Space Mission | quotes Joan Johnson-Freese
Joan Johnson-Freese, an expert on China's space program at the National Defense University, tells VOA that China has been able to use its space program to become seen as one of the world's "technology leaders."

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