Deployments inspire IWP student to learn all the arts of statecraft
"Between Kosovo and Iraq, I have seen both sides of the foreign policy spectrum, and I left Iraq with a fierce determination to try and engender a mindset where our foreign policymakers exhaust the less lethal tools of international relations prior to employing the most costly tools in our arsenal."
-Christopher L. Webb, Class of 2014
Donor Spotlight - Russell L. Blaylock, M.D.: Neurosurgeon, Editor, and Patriot
"I had the pleasure of meeting John Lenczowski on a security cruise before he conceived of the idea for the Institute. Later, he spent time at my house discussing the initial stages of the development of the Institute, and that was when I began my support.
"It is with great pleasure that I have watched John transform his idea into one of the most impressive institutes for training men and women in the skills of diplomacy, statecraft, and security-related foreign policy in the world." Read more
Faculty and Fellows
VIDEO: Prof. J. Michael Waller speaks about global public opinion as a force for change
On Thursday, January 24, Prof. J. Michael Waller participated in a panel discussion entitled "Getting the Word Out: International Powers Fight for Global Public Opinion Advantage." Video
Former IWP Army Senior Fellow discusses the role of the U.S. in the Middle East
Parameters, the quarterly senior professional journal of the U.S. Army War College, recently published an article by 2011-12 IWP Army Senior Fellow COL Mike Eastman entitled "American Landpower and the Middle East of 2030." Read more
Prof. Joseph Wood comments on the pope's resignation
"Subsidiarity, Foreign and Domestic," by Prof. Joseph Wood
"Talking won't always help: The idea that most conflicts arise from misunderstanding is an illusion," by Prof. Norman Bailey
"The Middle East becomes curiouser: Events and players in the region are refusing to conform to any rational pattern," by Prof. Norman Bailey
"Welcome to chaos: The new Israeli government will have to deal with resurgent terrorism and collapsing states on all sides," by Prof. Norman Bailey
Research Fellow Amir Fakhravar discusses economic sanctions in Iran
Prof. Poteat discusses the state of U.S. intelligence
"American policy requires an integrated strategy," by Marek Chodakiewicz
"The Red October Virus: A pretext for Putin's crackdown," by Prof. Marek Chodakiewicz
Amb. Melady to serve as an Interim Dean at Seton Hall University
Dr. Pilon writes cover endorsement for Michael Novak's new book
Lectures at IWP
VIDEO: Radu Ioanid discusses "New Documents about the Holocaust: Focus on Romania"
VIDEO: Dr. Hedieh Mirahmadi discusses "Salafist Movements Threaten World Cultural Heritage"
IWP hosts discussion on "The Rise of Islamists: Challenges to Egypt's Copts"
Also of note
The Washington Times reviews Fighting the Ideological War
The Washington Times recently reviewed Fighting the Ideological War: Winning Strategies from Communism to Islamism, a book with several contributions from IWP faculty members. Read more
Romerstein Collection donated to the Hoover Institution
The extensive document collection of Herbert Romerstein, former professor of propaganda and espionage at IWP, has been acquired by the Hoover Institution archives in Stanford, California. Given Prof. Romerstein's long and stellar career fighting and unmasking communist deception operations and active measures, these papers will undoubtedly serve as a treasure trove of valuable information for researchers in various disciplines, including: history, international relations, intelligence studies, and national security. Read more
Above: IWP President John Lenczowski with IWP students at a new student lunch, February 22, 2013.
Professor Waller named IWP Vice President and Provost
In an announcement that promises accelerated change amid strategic continuity, IWP founder and president John Lenczowski appointed Professor J. Michael Waller to serve as Vice President and Provost of the school.
"I am delighted that Dr. Waller will be helping us on a variety of academic and administrative responsibilities and new initiatives," comments Dr. Lenczowski. "Mike has been one of the most valuable parts of this community for many years, and this is a great development for IWP's future." Read more
IWP supporter Joe Dryer, who fought in Iwo Jima in 1945, was recently highlighted in the The Palm Beach Post.
In case you missed it...
Presidents' Day note from Prof. Joseph Wood
We Were Warned: Cyber ShockWave
Monday, March 4
Open House for Prospective Students
Friday, March 15
Ronald Reagan: Counterintelligence and the Evil Empire
Friday, April 19
"Si vis pacem para bellum"
("If you seek peace, prepare for war.")
-Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, in Epitoma rei Militaris (also known as De Re Militari)
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