Preparing for the Naval War College | by Joe Byerly
Small Wars Journal
The Naval War College is academically demanding; the reading and writing requirements alone are enough to keep a person in the library for a year. Fortunately, I was able to balance the academic requirements and time with my family due to the choices I made prior to attending ILE.
Russia Can't Beat NATO--But Putin May Try | by Tom Nichols
Real Clear Defense
If Putin’s adventure in Ukraine turns into an attempt to test NATO, his miscalculation will result in global disaster, and so it is imperative that U.S. and Western policy now should be to stop the Russians right where they are and to end Putin’s reckless gambling streak.
Russian snap military drills could turn into assaults on Baltic capitals | quotes Tom Nichols
As a best case scenario, the continuation of Russian provocation and snap military exercises could prove to be nothing more than bluster to distract from Moscow's activities in Ukraine. At its worst, the provocations and drills could be an ongoing strategy to inure the West to Russian militarism in order to cloak a future invasion of the Baltics.
The Importance of Education and Relationships in a Volatile World | cites Rear Adm. P. Gardner Howe III
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
On Monday, a keynote address for the JMSDF Command and Staff College (MCSC) 60th Foundation Anniversary/the 18th Asia Pacific Naval College Seminar (18APNCS) was presented by Rear Admiral P. Gardner Howe Ⅲ, President of the U.S. Naval War College (NWC), in Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo. Howe delivered the address, “The Importance of Education and Relationships in a Volatile World”.