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What Putin intends to provoke in the Baltic Countries

By Paul A. Goble

Publication Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Just as the purpose of terror is to terrorize, the purpose of provocation is to provoke - and if the targets of a provocation understand what the one engaging in it wants to provoke, they will be in a much better position not only to prepare for it but to avoid falling into the trap the provocateur hopes to set and to deny him a victory.  {read more}

Prof. Norman Bailey comments on the conflict in Washington over Israel

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The conflict in Washington between the pro-Israel Congress and the anti-Israel administration of Barack Obama just entered a new and enhanced phase.   {read more}

Threat assessment expert Chuck Tobin speaks at IWP career event

Publication Date: Monday, September 22, 2014

On September 18, 2014, Chuck Tobin, President of AT-RISK International, gave a presentation entitled "Threat Assessments: Managing the Threat of Terrorism, Espionage and Violence," sponsored by the Career Services Office at The Institute of World Politics.  {read more}

IWP students and alumni participate in 9/11 5K Memorial Run

Publication Date: Monday, September 22, 2014

On Saturday September 6th, eleven IWP students, staff, and alumni joined nearly 4,000 other runners in the Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial Race to benefit military personnel and civilians directly affected by the attacks against America on September 11, 2001.  {read more}

US Constitution offers profound lessons for geopolitics, says Dr. Streusand

Publication Date: Friday, September 19, 2014

On September 17, 2014, adjunct professor Dr. Douglas E. Streusand delivered the sixth annual Constitution Day lecture at The Institute of World Politics.  {read more}

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}

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