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Turkish army won't stand by

As Turkey degenerates, a military coup is more likely than total failure, and not a bad outcome for Israel.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Famed commentator David Goldman, writing under the pseudonym "Spengler" in the "Asia Times," has published an analysis in which he asks the question whether Turkey is in danger of becoming another Middle Eastern failed state, joining Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and Libya in that status.  {read more}

Israel can live with Russia in Syria

Russia is exploiting Western weakness to strengthen its position in the Mediterranean, but Israeli interests are not necessarily threatened.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Russia is back in the Middle East in a wholesale fashion, signing huge aircraft sales to Iran, making weapons supply contracts with Egypt and particularly, injecting air, naval and land forces into the super-sensitive Syrian coastal area, where it now has not just the naval base at Tartus but an air base near Latakia, with a large number of advanced aircraft already deployed and being used.  {read more}

The IWP-Oxford Study Abroad Program, Summer 2015

By Bianca Falcone

Publication Date: Friday, October 2, 2015

This summer, for the fourth year in a row, IWP sent a group of students to Oxford, England to take a month-long course at the University of Oxford.  {read more}

Just let Israeli business get on with the job

Amid much global uncertainty, Israel's economy still looks set to thrive, if it is allowed to.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015

With all the attention on disastrous political and military developments around the world, analysis of the economic fallout has been put on the back burner. But it will be increasingly important as time goes on.  {read more}

Strategic Fellows complete intensive three week program at IWP

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce the completion of another three-week Strategic Fellows Program.   {read more}

Cyber Statecraft: Developing a Strategy for Cybersecurity

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Instead of waiting for the state to act, a bottom-up army of cyber warriors should be created. They should stand side-by-side with the marching National Guard and paramilitary organizations.  {read more}

Barry Posen discusses "Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy"

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Dr. Barry R. Posen of MIT gave a lecture on his book entitled Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy at The Institute of World Politics on September 24, 2015.   {read more}

Marek Chodakiewicz discusses Poland's anti-communist insurgency, 1944-1963

By Orsolya Buzas

Publication Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

During this year’s annual Gen. Walter Jajko Kosciuszko Chair Military Lecture, Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz discussed the various ways in which the underground anti-communist insurgency in Poland fought against Communist forces in the wake of the Second World War, and in later years against the Nazi Germans and Soviet Communists.  {read more}

Kim Ruocco discusses suicide in the military and what leaders can do

By Jose Barcenas

Publication Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

On September 22, 2015, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Ms. Kim Ruocco for a lecture entitled "Suicide in the Military: Why and What Leaders Can Do."   {read more}

The Rising Tide of Third World Refugees and the Plight of NATO’s Southeastern Flank

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Monday, September 28, 2015

The Hungarians and others argue that for economic and cultural reasons they simply cannot accommodate the new comers. The Magyars refuse to succumb to the social engineering schemes of Brussels and prefer their country just the way it is.  {read more}

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