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Meet Spencer Cresswell, Class of 2015

Publication Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Institute of World Politics continually emphasizes the need to understand and implement all of the instruments of statecraft in unison. Spencer Cresswell is a recent graduate who has not only studied this concept in the classroom, but has also had the opportunity to validate it in his work.  {read more}

Obama orchestrates America's decline, says Dr. Mackubin Owens

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In his 1897 poem "Recessional," Rudyard Kipling lamented the decline of British power, which had helped to establish and maintain a liberal world order since the defeat of Napoleon in 1815.   {read more}

Losing the current war

Israel needs a new information agency to improve its pathetically inadequate public diplomacy efforts.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In its short history of two-thirds of a century, the State of Israel has fought many wars, some of them against overwhelming odds, and has won them all. Right now, however, it is badly losing a war fought with words, not bullets, but the effect of which can be just as devastating for Israel's future.  {read more}

Dr. Gorka comments on Deepa Kumarís claim that the US is more brutal than ISIS

By Alison Ockasi

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Professor Sebastian Gorka was recently interviewed by Fox News to discuss a provocative tweet by a Rutgers University professor, Deepa Kumar, claiming that the US is more brutal than ISIS.  {read more}

Covert action: An essential element of statecraft

By Jessica Boone

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Covert action is an element of both intelligence and statecraft which IWP has been exploring further in its curriculum, given the professional interests of IWP students.  {read more}