THE 1990-91 CORE CURRICU- lum at the National War College at Fort McNair in Washington concentrates on national security policy and military strategy. It is broken down into courses on statecraft, on the art of war, and on both the domestic and geostrategic context of national security decision-making.
Defense policy and strategy are studied through exercises and simulations, such as the "Counterterrorism Simulation" or the "Strategy and Resources Exercise." In addition, all military students at the NWC must study joint matters from a basic framework to the operational level.
Electives -- students take at least six -- range from defense policy to domestic policy-making. Class titles from the 1990-91 catalog include the following: