2023 Qatar Joint Staff College Washington Study-NESA Center Program

From 29 April–10 May 2023, the NESA Center hosted the Washington Study Program of Qatar’s Joaan bin Jassim Command and Staff College Senior Officer Program in Washington, D.C. The 38 participants included senior military officers and senior leaders from various Qatari government agencies. This program was part of a capstone trip at the end of Read More >

NESA Hosts Army War College Strategic Staff Ride Seminar

On 16 May 2023, the Near East South Asia Center hosted Dr. John Nagl and twelve academic year 22–23 Army War College students from Carlisle Barracks for discussions on contemporary Iranian strategy and U.S. Middle East policy under the Biden Administration. Dr. Mahsa Rouhi, from the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), delivered summary remarks Read More >

Tunisian National Defense Institute National Security Seminar

From 6–15 March 2023, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, in partnership with U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), held its twelfth annual Tunisian National Defense Institute (NDI) National Security Seminar for 49 senior government officials from 18 Tunisian agencies. Joining the program from the Embassy of the Republic of Tunisian here in Washington, Read More >

Washington Embassy Orientation Seminar 2022

From 17–21 October 2022, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies conducted a Washington Embassy Orientation (WEO) Seminar in Washington, D.C. The week-long orientation, titled “Working in Washington,” featured a range of speakers, including diplomats, national security professionals, academics, business leaders, and journalists. As newly arrived foreign government representatives in Washington, participants Read More >

Senior Executive Seminar: The Adaptability of Violent Extremist Organizations: Illegality, Technology, and Messaging

29 March – 2 April 2021 – NESA hosted a timely Senior Executive Seminar (SES) focused on the continued threat of violent extremist organizations (VEOs), particularly their use of new media platforms, as well as best practices to combat violent extremism in the virtual and non-virtual space. The SES welcomed more than 50 foreign service Read More >