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The IWP Internship Experience: Maria Anderson

Publication Date: Monday, August 1, 2016

My time at IWP has been great. At the beginning of the internship, I had no idea what to expect, and my experience here has been more than I ever could have imagined. For starters, the people are great; never have I felt more welcomed or respected. IWP is dedicated to making the intern experience a great one, and they are willing to do whatever it takes to help interns succeed.  {read more}

A Summer at IWP: Sean Crowley

Publication Date: Monday, August 1, 2016

In the summer of 2015, a friend from my undergraduate institution, Mercyhurst University, informed me that she was interning at a place called The Institute of World Politics.   {read more}

The IWP Internship Experience: Taralyn Thrasher

Publication Date: Monday, August 1, 2016

For the summer, I was able to work under Michelle Watson, Vice President for Corporate Relations for IWP and program manager for the Cyber Intelligence Initiative (CII). The program had just officially launched a week before I arrived, so I was able to help build it for future students and interns.  {read more}

With Turkey out of the Mideast power equation, what next for its neighbors, including Israel?

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Friday, July 29, 2016

In 2015 column on Turkey, I wrote: “At the point that chaos threatens, the army will step in and take over”.  {read more}

Needed: A Forward Looking, Yet Affordable Defense Program

By Wayne A. Schroeder

Publication Date: Friday, July 29, 2016

The U.S. defense budget is a means to support the broader national security policies of the United States, as well as underpin the defense strategy of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the military capabilities of the U.S. armed forces. The next Administration will need to develop a forward looking, yet affordable defense program that meets the challenges of radical Islamic terrorism, an increasingly aggressive Russia, and rising Chinese challenges in the Western Pacific.  {read more}

Israel consolidating its regional position

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, July 28, 2016

Unrest in the Middle East is strengthening Israel, although Norman Bailey warns that the situation is very fragile.  {read more}

Professor Iwo Pogonowski, RIP

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Born on September 3, 1921 in Lwów, Poland, Iwo Cyprian Pogonowski died on July 21, 2016, in Sarasota, FL. He was a true Renaissance man: a man of letters, an oil industry engineer, an elegant equestrian, an avid reenactor, a gentleman farmer, an academic teacher, an eclectic architect, a multifarious artist, a multitongued linguist, and an accomplished historian.  {read more}

Reinvigorating the Field of National Security: A Call to the Next Generation

By Wayne A. Schroeder

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

I've had the opportunity to serve in government, industry, public policy, higher education and the military during my career in Washington. I've reflected frequently of late on what led me to Washington and away from from the west coast.   {read more}

IWP holds "Korea Crisis 2016" simulation

By Justin Seledyn

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

On Friday, July 15th, IWP hosted a crisis simulation entitled "Korean Crisis 2016: A Simulation in Statecraft." Participants were grouped into three "nations": China, South Korea, and the United States, and made policy decisions based on a hypothetical scenario of regime collapse in North Korea. Throughout several rounds, new factors were introduced that changed the parameters of the scenario, and challenged teams to find new solutions under tight time constraint.  {read more}

Panel speaks on opportunities for greater military coordination between the U.S. and India

By Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A panel of experts on Indo-Pacific affairs spoke on July 22nd about India's geopolitical aspirations, its air force's role in facilitating these, and why they are compatible with U.S. policy interests in the region, as well as those of smaller countries in the Indian Ocean. The experts on this panel were Air Marshal M. Matheswaran, a former Deputy Chief of Defense Integrated Staff of the Indian Air Force, and Congressional Advisor Alexander Gray, Senior Advisor to Congressman J. Randy Forbes. The panel was moderated and co-sponsored by Puneet Ahluwalia of the Livingston Group.  {read more}

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