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Michelle Watson discusses international telecom and corporate statecraft at mentoring session

Publication Date: Monday, March 2, 2015

IWP Vice President of Corporate Relations, Michelle Watson, spoke at a lunch for the Heritage Foundation's Women's Mentoring Program on February 27.    {read more}

Azerbaijani Economy in Tatters

Sanctions and their Collateral Damage: A Case in Point

By Vilen Khlgatyan

Publication Date: Friday, February 27, 2015

The West’s economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis and the low price of oil have hurt the Russian economy.  An additional side effect is the deteriorating financial condition for millions of migrant workers in Russia, primarily from Central Asia and other former Soviet states, many of whom have had to return to their native countries. A case in point is Azerbaijan.  {read more}

While we aren't looking

Israel's election campaign focuses on trivia while far reaching economic and political developments take place around us.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

While the Israeli election campaigns rages on, centered on such vital issues as the quantity and quality of the ice cream and wine consumed in the prime minister's residence, the world has not stood still.  {read more}

IWP interns tour the Pentagon

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On February 25, The Institute of World Politics' spring interns had the opportunity to tour the Pentagon. Unlike most tours, the tour was personally conducted by Randy Odom, the Outreach Officer for the Secretary of the Army.  {read more}

Alumnus builds national political movement with lessons learned at IWP

The story of Brendan Steinhauser, Class of 2011

Publication Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Recognized by Time magazine as one of "40 Under 40 Rising Stars" while he was still a student at IWP in 2010, Brendan Steinhauser was foundational in helping several key national leaders get elected.  {read more}

Saakashvili to the Rescue, or not

Publication Date: Monday, February 23, 2015

Over the past decade Ukraine has undergone a series of economic and political setbacks. The 2004 Orange Revolution quickly turned into a fiasco that ushered in four years of utter cronyism, monopoly consolidation, and geopolitical mismanagement that was excessive even by Ukrainian standards.  {read more}

Dr. Chodakiewicz’s censored interview on Ukraine and Russia

Publication Date: Friday, February 20, 2015

On February 15, Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz was interviewed by a DC-based reporter for the English-language Russian website Sputnik News on the current Russo-Ukrainian crisis  {read more}

"Nobody Talks about the Armenians Nowadays"

By Paul A. Goble

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

On August 22, 1939, Adolf Hitler explained to his entourage why he thought he could get away with mass murder by saying that "nobody talks about the Armenians nowadays," despite the fact that they had been the victims of a mass murder only 24 years earlier.  {read more}

Dr. Chodakiewicz lectures about Katyn at the Polish Museum of America

Publication Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

On Sunday, February 8, Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz delivered an address at the Polish Museum of America in Chicago during the opening of the exhibition "Katyn: Truth and Remembrance." The following is a summary of Dr. Chodakiewicz's remarks.  {read more}

Prof. Sebastian Gorka calls for ground troops to defeat ISIS

Publication Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

In a recent interview with Fox and Friends, Prof. Sebastian Gorka argued that ground troops are necessary if the US is serious about defeating ISIS.  {read more}

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