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22 Mar. 2024

What if…? 12 Dragon King scenarios for 2028

22 Mar. 2024

A Journey through Allied Command Transformation and Joint Force Command Norfolk, Now and Into the Future

On 20 March 2024, NDC Senior Course 144 embarked on a fascinating visit into the depths of NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT) and Joint Force Command Norfolk (JFC NF) to study the evolving landscape of warfare today and into the future.

21 Mar. 2024

The United States' Perspective: Exploring US NATO strategies and policies from the Pentagon to Capitol Hill

In the heart of Washington, D.C., the Course Members of Senior Course 144 embarked on an enlightening journey to gain a better understanding of the strategic role played by the United States within NATO. This marked a pivotal moment in their educational journey, as they delved into the intricate workings of defence policy and strategy.

20 Mar. 2024

An exclusive tour of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s defence and security

On 15 and 16 March 2024, NATO Regional Cooperation Course 31 visited Sarajevo to learn more about Bosnia and Herzegovina's defence and security landscape. The visit aimed to provide Course Members with a deeper understanding of the multifaceted challenges facing the nation's defence and security framework and of its strategic objectives.

18 Mar. 2024

A Journey into Contemporary Security Strategies: a deep dive into unveiling Belgium's Defense Dynamics

On March 15, 2024, Course Members (CMs) of Senior Course 144 (SC 144) delved into Belgium's defence policies and global security dynamics. Hosted at the Royal Military Academy of Belgium, CMs engaged in illuminating discussions with top military officials and diplomats, gaining valuable insights into the nation's strategic missions, organizational capabilities, and its role within NATO. From navigating complex geopolitical issues to nurturing strategic alliances, they uncovered Belgium's approach to modern security, and maintaining international peace and stability.

15 Mar. 2024

Strengthening NATO: Insights from a visit to NATO HQ and SHAPE

Senior Course 144 (SC 144) and NATO Regional Cooperation Course 31 (NRCC 31) embarked on a fascinating two-day journey to the heart of NATO, visiting both the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) on 13 March and NATO Headquarters on 14 March 2024. Their mission: to delve deeper into the Organization's intricate processes and strategic transformation, particularly against the backdrop of evolving security challenges. The invaluable opportunity to meet their respective military representatives, gaining first-hand information, significantly contributed to enriching their background knowledge.

14 Mar. 2024

The European Union's Stance on Defence: current perspectives and future directions

Senior Course (SC) 144 and NATO Regional Cooperation Course (NRCC) 31 embarked on their Field Study 1 journey, starting in Brussels, Belgium, with a visit to the European Commission’s Charlemagne building.

12 Mar. 2024

The history of China’s future - Lessons from the CIA

01 Mar. 2024

The NATO Defense College receives the “General Gutiérrez Mellado” Extraordinary Defence Award 2024

The NATO Defense College (NDC) was honoured with the "General Gutiérrez Mellado" Extraordinary Defence Award for 2024, in recognition of its invaluable contribution to the Spanish Armed Forces. The award was presented by the Spanish Minister of Defence, Ms Margarita Robles Fernández, accompanied by the Spanish Ambassador to Italy, Mr Miguel Fernández-Palacios Martínez, during a ceremony that took place at the NDC on 1 March 2024.

20 Feb. 2024

Guiding the way forward: 53rd meeting of the NATO Defense College Academic Advisory Board

As the world’s security landscape keeps evolving, so does the NATO Defense College (NDC). On 19 and 20 February 2024, the NDC convened its 53rd Academic Advisory Board (AAB), a recurring event designed to provide the College with guidance, helping to ensure that the NDC remains relevant in its mission as NATO’s leading strategic educational and research institution, and upholds its commitment to striving for excellence.