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Prof. Billauer outlines relationship between science and statecraft

Publication Date: Friday, August 29, 2014

On August 20, 2014, IWP Research Professor Barbara Billauer gave a wide-ranging lecture that discussed many of the points of contact and friction between scientists and policymakers.  {read more}

IWP student Kevin completes internship at the Metropolitan Police Department

Publication Date: Friday, August 29, 2014

This summer, IWP student Kevin* completed an internship with the Command Information Center (CIC), a multifaceted unit within the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) that collects, analyzes, processes, and disseminates intelligence, coordinates field activities and multi-jurisdictional emergency management, monitors the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system on a 24/7 basis, and produces a daily, written report on major city-wide crimes for distribution to the entire police force with specific focus on the police chief and command staff.  {read more}

Domestic security threats to be the focus of Frontiers this autumn

Publication Date: Monday, August 25, 2014

This fall, IWP's professional development program Frontiers will cover threats to U.S. national security such as border security and immigration, human trafficking, narco trafficking, terrorist financing, cyber security, transportation security and threats from Latin America.  {read more}

Economic realities underlying Middle East violence

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Monday, August 25, 2014

Through the fog of war, civil war, terrorism, separatist movements, sectarian and ethnic violence and millions of displaced persons, it is easy to overlook aspects of the situation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) which in the medium- to long-term will be equally or even more dangerous.  {read more}

How U.S. can help in Iraq without invading

By James Jay Carafano

Publication Date: Friday, August 22, 2014

The best way to start winning a war is to stop losing. That axiom certainly applies to what's going on in Iraq. But, that said, there is no place for American brigades in this battle.  {read more}