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Founder of geopolitical consulting company and IWP alumnus presents on Russia

Publication Date: Monday, May 1, 2017

On April 17th, IWP alumnus Brandon Weichert, a former Congressional staffer and founder of the geopolitical bespoke and analysis company, The Weichert Report, spoke to IWP on Russia and its geopolitics. Mr. Weichert's main argument was that America should firm up its troop commitments to Eastern Europe as an independent force, promote capable and coherent European groupings to arise and challenge Russia against further military action by developing abilities on that same spectrum, and ease or altogether do away with the sanctions regime against the country.   {read more}

Iran-Contra expert presents on the decline of Constitutional law in America today

Publication Date: Monday, May 1, 2017

Mr. Thomas Wilson spoke to those in attendance at IWP on April 10, 2017 about the structural warping of American government to the point that it is unable to establish the prerequisite of good faith essential to maintaining the framework of the Constitutional system itself.    {read more}

Russia expert presents on the country’s strategic bet against the U.S.

By Adam Sykes

Publication Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

Joining the faculty, students, and guests of IWP, Professor Nikolas Gvosdev of the U.S. Naval War College presented his interpretation of the challenges the Trump Administration faces in formulating policy toward the Russian Federation.   {read more}

Venezuela: Why The World Needs To Act

Publication Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

In the wake of the Second World War, the United States created regional multilateral organizations that were meant to constrain the ability of hostile extra-hemispheric powers to undermine American interests in the region, as well as to inculcate norms such as transparency, institutional capacity, free markets, representative governance, rule of law and human rights that Washington wished to champion.   {read more}

Belarus: Whose Provocation?

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

There will be no Maidan in Minsk. Hence, no need for regime change. There was further a self-serving message to the West: do not support the opposition to try to kick out "the last dictator of Europe" or else there will be a Russian intervention. Get it? Loud and clear.  {read more}

RIP Amb. Hugh Montgomery – Patriot and Honorary IWP Alumnus

By Owen T. Smith

Publication Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The other week, the United States lost a great patriot, and The Institute for World Politics lost a great honorary alumnus. Until his death, Hugh Montgomery was always ready to help IWP. In 2010, IWP awarded him its Honorary Doctorate of Laws honoris causa. In 2013, he participated in IWP's celebration of former DCI William Casey's 100th birthday.  {read more}

IWP panel marks anniversary of American entry into WWI

By Kennedi Alsop

Publication Date: Monday, April 24, 2017

April 6, 2017 was the 100 year anniversary of the United States' declaration of war against Germany and its allies during World War I. Dr. John Tierney, along with three other panelists, discussed the significance of the United States' involvement in World War I as well as the long-lasting effects that continue to affect our present day and beyond.         {read more}

Obama was better for Putin than Trump, says Mackubin Owens

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017

There has been a great deal of smoke - but no fire - regarding the claim that Donald Trump is Vladimir Putin's puppet.  {read more}

This is what the beginning of the end of democracy looks like

Across the world, our form of government may have already reached its zenith.

By Joshua Muravchik, Jeffrey Gedmin

Publication Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Freedom diminished around the world in 2016 for the 11th consecutive year, according to Freedom House.  {read more}

2017-18 Student Government Association elected by student body

Publication Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

IWP students recently elected officers for the 2017-18 Student Government Association. The new officers will assume their positions beginning on May 20.  {read more}

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