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Essay on strategy by Dr. Owens published in Index of U.S. Military Strategy

By Lea Carroll

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Dr. Mackubin Owens, IWP Dean of Academic Affairs, discusses the current state of strategy-making in the United States and what elements are required for a successful strategy in his essay "On Strategy and Strategic Planning: Repairing America's Strategic ‘Black Hole'" published by The Heritage Foundation in the 2017 Index of U.S. Military Strategy.   {read more}

Amb. R. James Woolsey moves on from IWP

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Having served as Chancellor of The Institute of World Politics (IWP) for about a year, Amb. R. James Woolsey has resigned to accommodate the increasing demands of his schedule of media and other appearances.  {read more}

Dr. Sebastian Gorka shares warning about the global strategy of ISIS

By Alondra Garcia-mendoza

Publication Date: Monday, November 14, 2016

On November 14th, Dr. Sebastian Gorka spoke on Fox News on the global strategy that ISIS uses to terrorize populations domestically and internationally.  {read more}

Winning the War of Ideas Online

By Matthew Daniels

Publication Date: Monday, November 14, 2016

The Iraqi effort to retake Mosul from ISIS is proceeding apace with not insignificant help from the United States.  But the effort to defeat ISIS globally will be much more complicated and difficult.  As with any war, fighting enemy troops through direct violent engagement is a brutal and bloody affair.  Such confrontations may be necessary to win battles, but they are insufficient to win the larger war. A counter-terrorism approach that only focuses on killing terrorists will not result in ultimate victory any more than a “counter-tumorism” approach to fighting cancer will.  Both focus too narrowly on the symptoms and miss the underlying disease.  In the case of terrorism, what is needed is a comprehensive soft-power strategy to combat the toxic ideas at its core that deny the dignity and rights of other human beings.   {read more}

Dr. Owens to discuss national security law at ABA event

By Eric Steiner

Publication Date: Monday, November 14, 2016

Mackubin Thomas Owns, Dean of Academics at IWP, will be participating in the 26th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law this Tuesday, November 15th from 10:30-11:45 AM.    {read more}

Why Polish Americans Support Trump

By Maria Juczewska

Publication Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016

People of Polish descent know that when it comes to survival, only those who believe in America and American values stand the chance to protect them both at home and abroad — “peace through strength” makes a difference.  {read more}

A Defense of the Electoral College

Publication Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Americans elect a president through the state-by-state mechanism of the Electoral College rather than direct nationwide popular vote. It is timely to consider the value of this vital and controversial institution devised by our founders in 1787 in the world's oldest constitution.   {read more}

Israel holds out against prevailing entropy

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016

In unprecedented global conditions, Israel is maintaining the balance between order and freedom.  {read more}

IWP representatives discuss cyber security at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Publication Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016

On October 25, representatives from IWP's Cyber Intelligence Initiative spoke about cyber security at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy.   {read more}

John Lenczowski discusses information warfare and active measures in Intelligencer

By John Lenczowski

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The Intelligencer, the quarterly journal of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, published as its lead article in this quarter's issue a piece by IWP founder and president entitled "Attention to Information Warfare and Active Measures is Long Overdue."  {read more}

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