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Erasing History

By John J. Tierney, Jr.

Publication Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Driving down Virginia's John Mosby Highway recently, I wondered how long we will keep this name alive, given that Mosby was a fierce Confederate partisan during the Civil War. Should we rename the road?   {read more}

Standing by Afghanistan: the strategic choice

Publication Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Afghanistan's defence and security forces face enormous challenges. They are countering an insurgency of well-equipped guerrilla fighters, who enjoy the unconditional support of organised crime, international terrorists and some neighboring countries.   {read more}

IWP library enhances collections with texts on intelligence and terrorism

By Elizabeth Rodricks

Publication Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Information available to students at the IWP library is wide-ranging and ever-evolving to keep up with current topics of interest to IWP students.  {read more}

“Doctrinaire” Foreign Policies

By John J. Tierney, Jr.

Publication Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Throughout history, nations have chosen to label their important policy objectives as “doctrinal” in scope, as though these were religious rather than merely secular in nature.   {read more}

Arianna Huffington donates her book "The Sleep Revolution" to IWP students

By Elizabeth Rodricks

Publication Date: Monday, May 2, 2016

Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, recently donated 50 copies of her latest book, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life One Night at a Time, to students at The Institute of World Politics.   {read more}

LTG Mary Legere discusses leadership in Army intelligence

By Elizabeth Rodricks

Publication Date: Monday, May 2, 2016

On April 21, Lieutenant General Mary Legere spoke at The Institute of World Politics on leadership lessons learned during her 34 years in the Army.  {read more}

Defense Strategy, Planning and Budgeting: A discussion with Prof. Wayne Schroeder

Publication Date: Monday, May 2, 2016

In this interview, Prof. Wayne Schroeder discusses the course that he teaches on Defense Strategy, Planning and Budgeting (IWP 679, 4 credits).  {read more}

IWP Chancellor R. James Woolsey discusses ISIS amid Mideast turmoil

By Samantha Perez

Publication Date: Friday, April 29, 2016

On Thursday, April 14, IWP Chancellor Ambassador R. James Woolsey was a guest on Fox News, where he discussed whether the increased movement of ISIS fighters into Libya suggests that the United States now has some momentum against ISIS forces.   {read more}

Stephen Knott speaks about espionage, kidnapping, and spycraft at America's founding

By Sean Copeland

Publication Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

On April 13, 2016 at The Institute of World Politics campus, Stephen F. Knott, Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College, spoke about spy techniques used by the American founding fathers in a lecture titled "Espionage, Kidnapping, and the Dark Art of Spycraft at America's Founding."   {read more}

IWP hosts student from Brussels Diplomatic Academy for six weeks

By Therese Gratia

Publication Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016

In honor of a newly instated exchange program with the Brussels Diplomatic Academy (BDA), IWP hosted its first Belgian exchange student this semester-Lizzy van hoof.   {read more}

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