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Soft Power: The Vaccine Against Oppression

By Matthew Daniels, James Stavridis

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ebola is not the only virus threatening humanity. For nearly a decade, a spreading global contagion of oppression has caused setbacks in human rights of which ISIL is only the latest symptom.  {read more}

Larry Wortzel discusses contemporary Chinese military strategy at IWP

By Samuel Krawitz

Publication Date: Monday, November 24, 2014

On November 18, 2014, COL Larry M. Wortzel, PhD (USA, Ret.) gave a lecture on Contemporary Chinese Military Strategy in IWP's military strategy class.    {read more}

IWP Trustee Hon. Tidal McCoy to receive Space Transportation Association Lifetime Achievement Award

Publication Date: Monday, November 24, 2014

Hon. Tidal W. McCoy, who currently serves as Secretary of IWP's Board of Trustees, has been selected to receive the Space Transportation Association (STA) Lifetime Achievement Award.  {read more}

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}

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