News & Publications

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Between Russia and NATO: Security Challenges in Central and Eastern Europe

IWP holds Fifth Annual Kościuszko Chair Spring Symposium

Publication Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

On Saturday, April 25, the Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies hosted its Fifth Annual Spring Symposium: "Between Russia and NATO: Security Challenges in Central and Eastern Europe."  {read more}

Syria breaking up - Lebanon next?

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The already extremely complex Middle East may be on the verge of becoming even more so. At this point, the Sh'ia northern arc of Iran, Iraq, Assad and Hezbollah is in confrontation with the southern Sunni arc of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States (with the partial exception of Qatar).  {read more}

Alumnus Eugene Poteat mentioned in Polish media

Publication Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015

On April 11 - one day following the fifth anniversary of the Smolensk Plane Crash - the Polish website fakt.pl published an article highlighting IWP alumnus Eugene Poteat's trail-blazing role in the investigation ensuing after the disaster.  {read more}

Dr. Chodakiewicz speaks about Katyn and Smolensk at the Second Polonia Forum

Publication Date: Monday, May 4, 2015

On Saturday, April 18, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz took part in the Second Polonia Forum, a Polish-American conference held at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Częstochowa in Doylestown, PA, and was sponsored by the Smolensk Disaster Commemoration Committee.  {read more}

IWP student reviews "The Devils' Alliance: Hitlerís Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941"

Publication Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

On the night of August 22-23, 1939, in Moscow, leaders of two of the most evil totalitarian regimes of the twentieth century -- the Third German Reich and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics -- signed the Nazi-Soviet Pact, also known as the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact.  {read more}

Memo to the President: How to Transform Civil-Military Relations

By James Jay Carafano

Publication Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

Relations among political leaders, civilian agencies and the military blow hot and cold. At this point, things are rather chilly.  {read more}

Social Media & Cybersecurity

By Derrick Dortch

Publication Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

In a recent edition of Fed Access on Federal News Radio, host Derrick Dortch interviewed IWP student C.W. Walker, who is a cyber defense analyst at ZeroFox, as well Chris Cullison, chief technology officer at ZeroFox.  {read more}

Most Lessons of War Are Eternal; Question Others

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015

The primary lesson of the Vietnam War is that there are no lessons of the Vietnam War, at least when it comes to things we can learn that are unique to that conflict. War has an unchanging nature but each war has a character all its own. So it was with Vietnam.  {read more}

Professor Barbara P. Billauer speaks at the Interdisciplinary Center

Publication Date: Monday, April 27, 2015

On March 18, 2015, Professor Barbara P. Billauer gave a presentation on "The Legal Implications of Bionic Limbs and Exoskeletons" at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel.  {read more}

Iran, like North Korea, makes harsh demands that suggest intent to walk away from nuclear talks

By Joseph R. DeTrani

Publication Date: Monday, April 27, 2015

As a final nuclear agreement with Iran is pending, there are valuable lessons learned from decades of negotiations with North Korea. Ignoring these lessons would be unfortunate.  {read more}

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