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Why study cultural engagement? A discussion with Prof. Al Santoli

Publication Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014

During the past year, the international security situation has deteriorated, with the rise of ISIS and new Taliban in the Middle East and Central Asia, dangerous aggression by Russia and China, and potential disruption of vital human needs for maintaining functional civil society.    {read more}

Derrick Dortch speaks on career development panel for women veterans

By Kerri Hagstrom

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

On November 10, IWP Career Director Derrick Dortch spoke at a workshop on Preparing Women Veterans for Meaningful Employment, an event that was held as part of the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation career development forum.   {read more}

Francis Gary Powers, Jr. discusses the U-2 Incident and Cold War history

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

On November 10, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Cold War Museum Francis Gary Powers, Jr. gave a lecture at The Institute of World Politics regarding the importance and preservation of Cold War history.  {read more}

Prof. Ray Batvinis to discuss FBI Counterespionage at WWII at New York Military Affairs Symposium

By Kerri Hagstrom

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

IWP professor Raymond Batvinis will give a talk on “FBI Counterespionage during World War II” at the New York Military Affairs Symposium on February 13, 2015 in New York City.  The talk will be based on his book, Hoover’s Secret War against Axis Spies: FBI Counterespionage during World War II.    {read more}

What Europe Must Learn From the Berlin Wall

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov. 9, 1989, was the most visibly symbolic event to have signaled the looming end of the Cold War. A quarter of a century after this momentous event, it is important to think about the aftermath of the collapse of communism and what has since developed in Europe.  {read more}

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz interviewed by Jewish Daily Forward about Jan Karski

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz granted an interview about the late Dr. Jan Karski to the largest Jewish newspaper of record in the United States, the Yiddish edition of the Jewish Daily Forward{read more}

IWP hosts the Seventh Annual Kosciuszko Chair Conference

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, IWP hosted the Seventh Annual Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies Conference.  {read more}

Human Rights Collection added to IWP library

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A new collection of books on human rights and soft power has been added to the IWP library by the Center for Human Rights and International Affairs, a project of IWP and human rights group Good of All.   {read more}

Dr. Christopher Lew to teach new course on Chinese Military Thought and History

Publication Date: Monday, November 17, 2014

The Institute of World Politics will offer a new course on Chinese Military Thought and History this spring taught by China expert Dr. Christopher Lew.  Dr. Lew is currently President of Water Dragons Consulting and Senior China Policy Analyst at SAIC.   {read more}

John Lenczowski discusses international business at Oklahoma Wesleyan

Publication Date: Monday, November 17, 2014

IWP president John Lenczowski gave a presentation to a group of investment advisors on the implications of doing business with foreign powers that are doing us ill at the Inaugural Advisor Training at the National Security Investment Consultants Institute (NSIC) at Oklahoma Wesleyan University.    {read more}

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