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Mon, Feb 06, 2006

Rethinking the Future Nature of Competition and Conflict Seminar Series from the DOD and Navy

The Department of Defense’s Office of Force Transformation and the Office of the Secretary of the Navy are hosting a 10-month seminar series entitled Rethinking the Future Nature of Competition and Conflict to explore some of the causes of conflict and war as part of a follow-up to their series on the Principals of War. The proceeding are being archived as videos and as a podcast. Up next is Dr. Amory Lovins, Author of Winning the Oil Endgame and Natural Capitalism, on February 23, 2006.

Speakers already available via the archive include the following:

January 25, 2006
Speaker: Nathanial Fick, USMC Captain and Author One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Corps Officer, on training to become a Marine Recon Officer, his recent experiences in both Afghanistan and Iraq, the efficacy of his training, and training needs for future conflicts and stabilization efforts.

December 19, 2005
Speaker: Theresa Whelan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs, on Africa’s Ungoverned Space - A New Threat Paradigm

November 29, 2005
Speaker: BG Victor Corpus, Armed Forces of the Philippines (ret?d) on American Crossroads: options that the US has available in its efforts to remain the world’s only superpower.

November 02, 2005
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Barnett, Author, The Pentagon’s New Map and Blueprint for Action, on Developing a global perspective integrating political, economic, and military elements in a model for the post-September 11th world.

October 13, 2005
Speaker: Robert Kaplan, Correspondent Atlantic Monthly, on How competition and conflict are changing.


Posted by: Bill Warters on 2006 02 06 | Filed under Learning Objects  

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