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The NESA Center Hosts Engagement with the Omani Academy of Defense and Strategic Studies During Visit to the United States

On 4 October 2022, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies coordinated a peer-to-peer engagement with Major General Saleh Al Maskari, President of the Omani Academy of Defense and Strategic Studies (ADSS). Major General Al Maskari was joined by his Defense Academy colleagues, as well as the Defense Attaché and Assistant Defense Read More >

Iraqi General Officer Capstone Seminar II

From 23 August – 1 September 2022, the Near East South Asia Center’s professional military education (PME) team conducted the second iteration of the CAPSTONE strategic leader education program for a select audience of rising Iraqi senior leaders. The seminar was held in Washington, D.C., and provided a unique opportunity for participants to forge professional, Read More >

Malaysian Armed Forces Director General of Defence Training Meets with the NESA Center about Professional Military Education

Brigadier General Fadzillah bt Adbullah, RMAF, Director General of Malaysian Armed Forces Defence Training, and a delegation of five Malaysian military training staff officers representing the various branches of the Malaysian Ministry of Defence visited National Defense University (NDU) and the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C. on 6 Read More >

Royal Jordanian National Defense College: Perspectives on Strategic Leadership Seminar

From 25–27 July 2022, the NESA Center conducted a Perspectives on Strategic Leadership seminar with students and faculty of the Royal Jordanian National Defense College (RJNDC) in Amman, Jordan. The seminar marked the start of the academic year for the 120 students attending the year-long senior officer professional military education (PME) course in Jordan. The Read More >

Iraqi General Officer Capstone Seminar

From 13–24 June 2022, the Near East South Asia Center’s professional military education (PME) team conducted a CAPSTONE strategic leader education program for 19 general officers, nine colonels, and two senior civil servants from Iraq. During the first week, the Iraq leaders attended twelve seminar discussions with U.S. national security strategy thought leaders and engaged Read More >

MABAL – Israel National Defense College Washington Program

On 21 June 2022, the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies hosted 24 students and faculty from the Israel National Defense College (INDC) at Lincoln Hall on Fort McNair in Washington, DC. NESA Center Director LTG Terry A. Wolff, USA (Ret.) headed a discussion on the Russia-Ukraine War and fielded questions about U.S. Read More >

SANDU War College Joint Professional Military Education Seminar

From 17–20 May 2022, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies in coordination with the Saudi Arabian National Defense University (SANDU) conducted a War College Joint Professional Military Education Seminar titled “Partnering with Coalition Forces, Agencies, and Non-combatants.” The seminar was held at National Defense University (NDU) in Fort McNair, Washington DC. Read More >

Iraq’s National Defense College Visit to NDU

On 20–24 September 2021, the NESA Center hosted a delegation from Iraq’s National Defense College (INDC). The first day started with opening remarks from NESA Center Dean Dr. Roger Kangas and a seminar introduction from NESA Center Professor Daniel Curfiss, who also moderated the seminar series. Over the course of the five-day seminar, members of Read More >

Iraq Capstone Visit

On 13–17 September 2021, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies hosted the Iraq Capstone Visit to National Defense University (NDU) in Washington DC for an in-person seminar that consisted of ten sessions throughout five days. The seminar started off with opening remarks from NESA Center Director LTG Terry Wolff, U.S. Army Read More >