Maximo Laura, “Inner Cosmos,” Alpaca wool, mixed fiber hand-woven Peruvian tapestry. Reproduced by PRISM with permission by the artist.

PRISM Volume 8, No. 1 - Now Online!

Criminal organizations, narco-traffickers, illegal immigration, violent extremists, cooperative approaches to regional security—all covered in this this latest edition of PRISM, which is co-sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and hot off of National Defense University’s press!


PRISM Volume 7, no. 4

PRISM Volume 7, No. 4

With this edition, PRISM completes our seventh volume and prepares to move toward full peer review status this year. The edition is non-themed but offers several features that highlight the importance of innovation and non-kinetic warfare. Among the distinguished authors are a former Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, the Director of Strategic Operational Planning at the National Counterterrorism Center, and a senior executive with the U.S. Department of Treasury.


From left to right: Ambassadors Dick Norland, Tom Krajeski and Joyce Barr at NDU’s Foreign Affairs Day on May 9. Photo Credit: Katie Lewis, NDU AV.

"The View from the Bridge: Sailing in Formation with the State Department"

NDU President VADM Fritz Roegge writes in the July/August issue of Foreign Service Journal that the "significant positive effects" of State Department diplomats serving directly alongside military officers, include "a shared sense of purpose ... to serve the nation, preserve our freedom and promote our values."


On March 29, 2018, the National Defense University's International Fellows from the Class of 2018 prepared and served cuisine from their home countries to NDU's students, faculty, and staff. The luncheon took place in Marshall Hall at Fort McNair in Washington, DC.

NDU Annual International Day Luncheon

On March 29, 2018, the National Defense University's International Fellows from the Class of 2018 prepared and served cuisine from their home countries to NDU's students, faculty, and staff. The luncheon took place in Marshall Hall at Fort McNair in Washington, DC.


On Thursday, March 22, 2018, Secretary of Defense James Mattis visited the KEYSTONE course at the National Defense University.

Secretary of Defense James Mattis Visits Keystone Students

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, Secretary of Defense James Mattis visited students with the Keystone course at the National Defense University.


On February 22, 2018, Dr. Eliot Cohen addressed the students of the National War College with a lecture in Roosevelt Hall at Fort McNair in Washington, DC.

Dr. Eliot Cohen Speaks at the National War College

On February 22, 2018, Dr. Eliot Cohen addressed the students of the National War College with a lecture in Roosevelt Hall at Fort McNair in Washington, DC.


The NDU Foundation Gift Shop is Now Available Online

Alumni, friends and family no longer have to travel to Fort McNair to get their NDU swag! Show your NDU pride with items from the Foundation's wide assortment of jackets, shirts, hats, backpacks, mugs and more! The NDU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit supporting NDU. This notice does not imply endorsement of the NDU Foundation or its products by the federal government, DoD or NDU.