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IWP interns visit White House

By Daniel Staiber

Publication Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, the IWP interns had a great morning touring the East Wing of the White House.  {read more}

Strategic trends and shifting balances in Northeast Asia

By Joseph R. DeTrani

Publication Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

In response to Beijing's increased assertiveness, Washington has taken measures to ensure a credible extended deterrent necessary to maintain the stabilizing influence that the United States has performed since the end of the second World War.  {read more}

The Iran Deal: An Omission We Still Can Fix

The P5+1 negotiators largely ignored a very important aspect.

By Henry D. Sokolski

Publication Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

In our eagerness to clamp down on Iran’s uranium-enrichment and potential plutonium-production activities relating to its small heavy-water reactor, both those in favor and those opposed to the Iran deal have glossed over what prompted our worries in the first place: the possibility of military diversions from the light-water power reactor (LWR) at Bushehr.  {read more}

IWP marks Silver Anniversary with gala celebration

By Kellie Suydam

Publication Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

The Institute of World Politics celebrated 25 years of education for the next generation of leaders with its Silver Anniversary Gala and Chancellor's Dinner on October, 14, 2015.  {read more}

Former Director of Central Intelligence James Woolsey to join IWP as Chancellor

Publication Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce that Ambassador R. James Woolsey Jr. will join the Institute as Chancellor starting in November 2015.  {read more}

Turkish army won't stand by

As Turkey degenerates, a military coup is more likely than total failure, and not a bad outcome for Israel.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Famed commentator David Goldman, writing under the pseudonym "Spengler" in the "Asia Times," has published an analysis in which he asks the question whether Turkey is in danger of becoming another Middle Eastern failed state, joining Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and Libya in that status.  {read more}

Israel can live with Russia in Syria

Russia is exploiting Western weakness to strengthen its position in the Mediterranean, but Israeli interests are not necessarily threatened.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Russia is back in the Middle East in a wholesale fashion, signing huge aircraft sales to Iran, making weapons supply contracts with Egypt and particularly, injecting air, naval and land forces into the super-sensitive Syrian coastal area, where it now has not just the naval base at Tartus but an air base near Latakia, with a large number of advanced aircraft already deployed and being used.  {read more}

The IWP-Oxford Study Abroad Program, Summer 2015

By Bianca Falcone

Publication Date: Friday, October 2, 2015

This summer, for the fourth year in a row, IWP sent a group of students to Oxford, England to take a month-long course at the University of Oxford.  {read more}

Just let Israeli business get on with the job

Amid much global uncertainty, Israel's economy still looks set to thrive, if it is allowed to.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015

With all the attention on disastrous political and military developments around the world, analysis of the economic fallout has been put on the back burner. But it will be increasingly important as time goes on.  {read more}

Strategic Fellows complete intensive three week program at IWP

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce the completion of another three-week Strategic Fellows Program.   {read more}

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