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ISIS Said Shifting Its Recruiting Efforts from Arab World to Caucasus and Central Asia

By Paul A. Goble

Publication Date: Friday, August 14, 2015

The Islamic State is shifting its primary recruiting efforts away from the Arab world to the Caucasus, Central Asia and Indonesia, regions where the number of young Muslims is growing and the local situations are in its view more favorable to its message, according to a new report by Egypt's Administration for Religious Regulations.  {read more}

Prof. Wood comments on Christian persecution in the Middle East

Publication Date: Friday, August 14, 2015

In a recent segment by EWTN, former senior Bush administration official Prof. Joseph Wood noted that neither Presidents George W. Bush nor Barack Obama dealt adequately with the problem of Christian persection in the Middle East.  {read more}

Foreign policy of Polish President Andrzej Duda echoes lessons from Kosciuszko Chair conference

By Timothy Krol

Publication Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Polish President Andrzej Duda, who faces a considerable challenge in regards to foreign policy as he takes office, is working to implement policy ideas that were shared at IWP's Kosciuszko Chair Spring Symposium this past April.  {read more}

New course on Modern China to be offered this autumn

Publication Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

In the fall of 2015, The Institute of World Politics begins offering a new course entitled Modern China (IWP 680).  It will be taught by sinologist Dr. Christopher Lew, who is president and co-founder of Water Dragons Consulting and a senior China policy analyst at SAIC.  {read more}

IWP announces gala Co-Chairs Mary and Terry Kohler

Publication Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Mary and Terry Kohler, original seed funders of IWP, will Co-Chair the Institute's forthcoming Silver Anniversary Gala and Chancellor's Dinner on October 14, where friends and supporters will gather to celebrate the ongoing mission and impact of IWP.   {read more}

Pawel Rybicki discusses social media and the Warsaw Uprising

By Timothy Krol

Publication Date: Thursday, August 6, 2015

On July 31st, The Institute of World Politics welcomed speaker Pawel Rybicki for a lecture titled "Social Media and the Warsaw Uprising." Mr. Rybicki described the importance of social media activity in raising awareness of the history and survivors of the Warsaw Uprising.  {read more}

What are Israel's options regarding Iran?

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

All right, we now know the following things: The six powers signed one of the worst deals in history with the Islamic Republic of Iran, which will now have a greased path to develop the capacity to produce nuclear weapons (if it does not already have them); and receive tens of billions of dollar to restore its economy and greatly increase inward investment and petroleum exports, as well as to increase its interference in regional conflicts and its support of terrorist organizations of all sizes and flavors.  {read more}

The IWP Internship Experience: Katie Tomkiewicz

Publication Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015

I recently finished my internship for The Institute of World Politics during the Summer 2015 semester. I am a senior undergraduate student, pursuing a career in counterterrorism intelligence, so when I discovered the IWP internship, I was excited about how closely it seemed to fit with my career aspirations.   {read more}

The IWP Internship Experience: Robert Lee

Publication Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015

When I hear my fellow peers that work at Capitol Hill (or "Hillterns") discuss their internship experience, I am very grateful to have spent my summer internship at The Institute of World Politics. Instead of being sent to grab coffee constantly or sitting at a desk looking at social media with nothing to do, I found myself with something new and exciting to do every week at IWP.  {read more}

The IWP Internship Experience: Basia Armstrong

Publication Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015

As an International Relations student at King's College London in England with no prior work experience in Washington, D.C., I began my internship at The Institute of World Politics very unsure of what to expect.   {read more}

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