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Sam Chughtai and Paul de Souza join IWP Cyber Intelligence Initiative as Advisory Board members

By Erin Deckard

Publication Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) at The Institute of World Politics is pleased to welcome two new Advisory Board members: Sam Chughtai, who has twenty-five years of leadership experience with Microsoft, IBM, Accenture, KPMG, DOE, and DOJ; and Paul de Souza, Founder and President of The Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI).  {read more}

What's to be done about Israel's woeful public diplomacy?

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Monday, September 11, 2017

Israel needs to fight the war over perceptions with professional weapons.  {read more}

The Myth of Utopianism

By Alberto M. Piedra

Publication Date: Friday, September 8, 2017

The 18th century was a period of history in which the self-entitled prophets of the Enlightenment (Aufclarung) had a blind faith in the idea of continuous progress and the establishment of a perfect society: utopia.  {read more}

Helen Lamm and Isaac Brocato awarded the prestigious Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Scholarship

Publication Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017

IWP is proud to announce that two incoming students, Helen Lamn and Isaac Brocato, have been awarded The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation Scholarship.   {read more}

Wandering Across Tehran

By Thomas Flichy de La Neuville

Publication Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017

I was seized on the descent of my plane by an acrid smell that reminded me that I was in Teheran, that miserable city with its oily breath. After having waited for an hour in the company of an Italian carpet buyer and a German on a commercial mission, I headed to the street, entertained by the strange concert made up of a cacophony of blows from horns that accompanies the anarchic flow of cars.   {read more}

In Defense of the West

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Donald Trump recently delivered one of the better speeches of his young presidency in Warsaw, where he called on the West "to summon the courage and the will to defend our civilization."  {read more}

The human rights holocaust of North Korea

By Matthew Daniels

Publication Date: Friday, September 1, 2017

It should come as no surprise that North Korea is threatening parts of the United States with annihilation. For decades, the North Korean regime has been systematically annihilating segments of its own population.  {read more}

Without public diplomacy, U.S.-North Korean policy will fail

By John Lenczowski

Publication Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Secretaries Rex Tillerson and James Mattis recently wrote that the U.S. is not seeking regime change in North Korea. Depending on whether they meant it or not, this policy has enormous implications for the success of their putative policy, which is to remove the North Korean nuclear threat.  {read more}

Michelle DiGruttolo to teach Military Intelligence and Modern Warfare

Publication Date: Monday, August 28, 2017

This fall, Michelle DiGruttolo, Senior Managing Director at Ankura Consulting Group, will teach IWP's course on Military Intelligence and Modern Warfare (IWP 648).   {read more}

Marek Chodakiewicz comments on property restitution in Poland and Iraq

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The piece below is a response by Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz to an August 8, 2017 article in the Washington Post entitled "Property stolen during the Holocaust made some communities richer, even 70 years later."  {read more}

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