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Professor Larry McCabe, National Security Affairs Department, recently conducted a two-day seminar on international relations and geopolitics, Nov. 10-11, at the Escuela Naval Almirante Padilla (ENAP), the Colombian Navy’s command & staff school located in Cartagena, Colombia.  The workshop is one of a series of NWC engagements in support of U.S. Naval Forces South, U.S. Southern Command and the U.S. Embassy’s security goals and objectives in a key United States ally in South America. The relationship between NWC and the Colombia school has been rewarding for both.  RADM Romero Rojas, the Director of the Colombian school said,“As Colombia expands its global footprint,  ENAP must expand the global awareness of our  students.   The Naval War College is the perfect partner to help us do this.”  The Naval War College supports USSOUTHCOM and USNAVSOUTH theater engagement plan’s throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. NWC War Gaming and International Law Departments as well as Strategy & Policy and National Security Affairs Departments conduct various engagement activities in over 12 countries in the region.

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Professor Milan Vego, Joint Military Operations Department, provided a lecture series on the topic of operational warfare and art at the Croatian Defence Academy in Zagreb, Croatia, Nov. 7-9.  Students of the War College and the Command and Staff College in addition to faculty of the academy and representatives of the Croatian Ministry of Defense and General Staff of Croatian Armed Forces benefitted from Dr. Vego's expertise.

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Professor Milan Vego, Joint Military Operations Department, delivered a lecture series on various aspects of joint operational warfare, Nov. 10-11, for the Slovenian Command and Staff College in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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Professor Joan Johnson-Freese, National Security Affairs Department, attended the International Interdisciplinary Congress on Space Debris Remediation at McGill University Air & Space Law Institute in Montreal on Nov. 11-12. Her presentation focused on policy issues and implications of remediation efforts. The Congress was attended by representatives of the US State Department, DOD, Canada, Belgium,  India, China and Japan.

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Professor Stephen Knott, National Security Affairs Department, spoke to a class on Political Ethics at Emerson College in Boston on Oct. 18. His topic was "George W. Bush and the War on Terror: The Ethical Dimension," emphasizing the ethical questions associated with presidential leadership and the use of extraordinary measures in times of crisis.

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CMDCM Mark Fiorey turned over all duties as Senior Enlisted Academy deputy director to CMDCM Don Abele.  
 
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Professor Jon Scott Logel, War Gaming Department, successfully defended his dissertation in history at Syracuse University.  His dissertation, "Engineering the Empire City: West Point and the Rise of New
York," explores the relationship of Military Academy graduates with the emergence of military professionalism and the development of 19th century New York City.
 
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