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Paul Goble: Disinformation consists of lies with a bodyguard of truth

Publication Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014

In a lecture informed by numerous examples drawn from current affairs in eastern Europe, IWP adjunct professor Paul Goble discussed the nature of disinformation as explored in the work of the scholar Natalie Grant Wraga.  {read more}

Qatar, cold shoulders for Kerry, and a mysterious offer

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014

Recent developments in the region hold out both promise and threats for Israel.  {read more}

Professor Norman Bailey critiques economic sanctions

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In an article entitled "Economic Sanctions Seldom Work," Prof. Bailey argues how, in rare cases, these sanctions may have a very powerful effect upon an adversary, but this would require intense, targeted, and sustained economic sanctions plus the universal support of the sanctioning government's allied states.  {read more}

Al-Jazeera quotes Prof. Chodakiewicz on Russia’s nuclear missile test

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz, a professor of history and the current holder of The Kosciuszko Chair in Polish Studies at IWP, was recently quoted by Al-Jazeera for his view on the U.S. administration’s response to Russia’s nuclear missile test.  {read more}

Prospective students: IWP may be coming to your school!

Publication Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Representatives are continuing to travel this fall to share information about IWP's programs at different schools. Please see below for more details.  {read more}

NGA features IWP alumnus Chris Caimano as intern success story

Publication Date: Monday, September 15, 2014

In a video produced by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), Chris Caimano, IWP Class of 2014, was featured as an intern success story.  {read more}

IWP alumnus David Ernst discusses implications of cooperating with Iran against ISIS

Publication Date: Monday, September 15, 2014

In an article for the Federalist entitled "The Siren Call of the Shia," David Ernst (IWP Class of 2014) challenges the idea that the United States should align with Iran in order to fight the Islamic State.    {read more}

Fourth annual Kosciuszko Chair Military Lecture commemorates the Warsaw Uprising

Publication Date: Monday, September 15, 2014

2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the tragic Warsaw Uprising. During this great feat of martial heroism, the Polish anti-Nazi, anti-Communist underground resistance fought the German occupiers of their homeland for sixty-three days -- from 1 August to 3 October 1944.   {read more}

Prof. Joshua Muravchik discusses his new book on the world’s perception of Israel

Publication Date: Friday, September 12, 2014

On September 10, 2014, The Institute of World Politics hosted Professor Joshua Muravchik, who discussed his recent book entitled Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel.   {read more}

Prof. Marek Chodakiewicz discusses the current situation in Ukraine

Publication Date: Friday, September 12, 2014

Having explored the crisis-riven Central and Eastern European country in July, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz shared his observations on the situation in post-Maidan Ukraine, including the eastern Donetsk region plagued by a Russian-supported irredentist insurgency and the area of the MH17 crash site, in a lecture at The Institute of World Politics on September 10, 2014.    {read more}

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