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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}

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz speaks at Project Gray Symposium on Russian Engagement in the Gray Zone

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Project Gray is a collaborative study of the Gray Zone – the space between war and peace – where competitive interactions that fall short of a formal state of war, and which are characterized by ambiguity and uncertainty about relevant policy and legal frameworks, are undertaken by state and non-state actors. The symposium took place on October 19-20, 2016. A joint endeavor of the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, the Special Operations Center of Excellence and the National Defense University, the Symposium brought scholars, research institutes, practitioners and other interested parties to discuss Russia’s role in today’s Gray Zone environment. It presented Russian engagement in the Zone, analyzing all the Russian activities that support its military effort to advance the strategic aims of this country.   {read more}

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz appointed a member of the scholarly board of Przegląd Historyczno-Wojskowy quarterly

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz has been appointed a member of the scholarly board of Przegląd Historyczno-Wojskowy magazine in the years 2016-2021. Przegląd Historyczno-Wojskowy is a prestigious Polish quarterly established in 1929. Its aim is to popularize military history of Poland and the world as well as to report on the latest research in this domain of history.  {read more}

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz discusses Polish strategic messaging at debate in Krosno, Poland

Publication Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016

At the end of October 2016, Professor Marek Chodakiewicz visited Poland to participate in a debate on strategic communication and creation of positive image of Poland abroad. Held on October 23, the debate in Krosno was a part of larger event – Festival Siedmiu Kultur [The Festival of Seven Cultures]. The aim of the festival is to promote multicultural Polish tradition, which was born when people of various ethnicities interacted and lived together in peace for centuries, first in the lands of The Commonwealth of Poland and Lithuania and, later, in Poland.  {read more}

Ethanol mandate’s out of gas

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A decade ago, President George W. Bush signed a bill creating the Renewable Fuel Standard as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, mandating that a certain amount of ethanol and other biofuels be blended with gasoline and diesel fuel. The Energy Independence and Security Act that followed in 2007 greatly increased the ethanol mandate.  {read more}

IWP student speaks on immigration as a strategic and Constitutional issue

By Lea Carroll

Publication Date: Friday, October 28, 2016

On October 20, 2016 Matthew J. O'Brien, Director of Research for the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), spoke to IWP about Immigration, National Security, and Foreign Policy.   {read more}

Andrew McCarthy speaks to IWP on terrorism law

By Brie Ewing

Publication Date: Friday, October 28, 2016

On October 17th, 2016, Andrew McCarthy, a contributing editor at National Review and a former U.S. attorney, spoke on the subject of terrorism law, and why it should be handled differently than in the normal military or criminal procedure.    {read more}

Soviet defector speaks on Russia: its ambitions and energy strategy

By Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Friday, October 28, 2016

On October 25, 2016, Dr. Yuri Maltsev spoke on Russian energy strategy, and how it fits in with Russia's overall strategic picture, both in the form of the Soviet Union and without, in the contemporary era.    {read more}

IWP alumnus speaks on diplomacy, strategic influence and statecraft

By Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Friday, October 28, 2016

On October 27, 2016 a distinguished alumnus of IWP, Mr. Vangala Ram, Department of State Chair at the National Intelligence University, spoke on the topic of diplomacy and strategic influence, and how each relates to statecraft.       {read more}

IWP launches 2016-2017 Capitol Hill Speaker Series

By Lea Carroll

Publication Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce the launch of its Capitol Hill Speaker Series bringing policy experts to policy makers in the areas of national security, intelligence, and international affairs.  {read more}

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