Russell HittRussell Hitt: Builder of Bently Hall and benefactor today

If you have ever been inside IWP's library building, you have seen the work of Russell Hitt's company.  After Mr. Donald E. Bently purchased the Marlatt Mansion and its adjoining buildings, Hitt Contracting, Inc. conducted an historic restoration of what is now known as Bently Hall. 

New Students Reception September 2011 #2IWP welcomes 43 new students

The Institute of World Politics recently welcomed 40 new students for its Masters Degree programs, and three new students for its Certificate of Graduate Studies programs. 


In Memoriam: Alumnus Al Villa 

Al Villa, November 13th, 1965 - July 18th, 2011, passed away at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA. Al was a member of the first graduating class at IWP, where he will be missed. 

Former Army Senior Fellow takes up new post at Ft. Bragg  

IWP's 2010-11 Army Senior Service Fellow COL Reginald Bostick recently took command of the 4th Military Information Support Group (Airborne) at Ft. Bragg.  Please click here for more information about the change of command ceremony, which took place on August 3.   

Philanthropist and entrepreneur Donald E. Bently honored at Reagan Ranch

Friday, July 29, 2011 (Santa Barbara, CA) - Philanthropist and entrepreneur Donald E. Bently, of Minden, Nevada, was honored recently at a special gathering at the Reagan Ranch near Santa Barbara, California. For more than twenty years he has provided leadership and major financial support to The Institute of World Politics.

Also of note

Dr. Chodakiewicz comments on the anniversary of the failed Yanayev palace revolution of August 1991  

Alumnus discusses "Adapting U.S. Military Intelligence to Network Warfare" in the American Intelligence Journal  

Australia's ABC interviews Prof. Tierney on American political culture

Active Measures Gone Awry: Transformation in in Central and Eastern Europe, 1989-1992  

TechNet: To Improve the IC's Science and Technology Pursuits  

Prof. Poteat Interviewed on the Polish Air Disaster  

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What is the Intermarium? Geography and Destiny
September 7
2:00 PM

Religious Freedom in the Balkan States
September 7
3:30 PM

An Introduction to SAIC Capture and Sourcing of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Practices
September 7
4:30 PM

Katyn: Unfinished Inquiry
September 15
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