Books by IWP Faculty

The Politics of Peace

What's Behind the Anti-War Movement?

By John J. Tierney, Jr.

Publication Date: 2005

Are the professionally-organized anti-war protests a reaction to the invasion of Iraq or to the Bush administration in general, or is there more than meets the eye? Professor John Tierney, Jr. takes a behind-the-scenes look in his newest book, The Politics of Peace: What's Behind the Anti-War Movement?, just published by the Capital Research Center.   {read more}

The Essential Ronald Reagan

A Profile in Courage, Justice and Wisdom

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2005

The Essential Ronald Reagan recounts the extraordinary life and career of a great American president from his small-town Midwestern roots through his Hollywood film star days to his presidential role as redeemer of the American dream and victorious leader in the Cold War. Fifteen years after leaving the White House, Ronald Reagan is already ranked among our greatest presidents by the American people and an increasing number of historians and political scientists. In The Essential Ronald Reagan, Professor Lee Edwards analyzes the four essential qualities of leadership that enabled President Reagan to meet every challenge and crisis and to make him an American for the ages.  {read more}

Natural Law: The Foundation of an Orderly Economic System

By Alberto M. Piedra

Publication Date: 2004

Natural Law: The Foundation of an Orderly Economic System, authored by Professor Alberto M. Piedra, was published in November 2004 by Lexington Books. Publisher: "This innovative book shows the value of appeals to a governing, natural law and attendant principles such as the common good, subsidiarity, hierarchy, spiritual welfare, the reciprocity of freedom and authority, and the cultivation of personal moral and intellectual virtue. Alberto M. Piedra draws on classical and Christian sources as well as his personal experience as an economist, diplomat, and lecturer on world politics in this constructive and morally guided exegesis of natural law and economics."  {read more}

Between Nazis and Soviets: Occupation Politics in Poland, 1939-1947

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: 2004

Between 1939 and 1947 the county of Janów Lubelski, an agricultural area in central Poland, experienced successive occupations by Nazi Germany (1939-1944) and the Soviet Union (1944-1947). This study analyzes and describes the responses of the inhabitants of the occupied area and hte policies of the ruling powers.  {read more}

America Alone

The Neo-conservatives and the Global Order

By Stefan Halper, Jonathan Clarke

Publication Date: June 2004

Used wisely, America's immense military power can preserve freedom but used unwisely, it can fracture global stability. Stefan Halper and Jonathan Clarke argue, that as long as neo-conservative radicals dominate the nation's national security process, fracture is more likely.   {read more}

Checking Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

Edited by Henry D. Sokolski, Patrick Clawson

Publication Date: 2004

This report is based on commissioned research and commentary of over 30 of the nation's leading experts on Iran and nuclear proliferation.  {read more}

My Vision of America

The Most Important Speeches of the 40th President of the United States

Edited by Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, Paweł Toboła-Pertkiewicz

Publication Date: April 2004

As President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan continually emphasized the values to which he attributed American greatness. These were, first and foremost, support of political and economic liberty, private initiative, tradition, and patriotism.  {read more}

Covering the Intifada

How the Media Reported the Palestinian Uprising

By Joshua Muravchik

Publication Date: July 2003

A pathbreaking study of both electronic and print coverage by the elite U.S. media during the second Palestinian uprising against Israel. The author assesses the charge of media bias and discusses whether the Fourth Estate has lived up to its claim to provide an informed, accurate, and dispassionate "first draft" of history.  {read more}

Faith, Family, Friends

A Few Glances at the Life of Thomas Patrick Melady: Diplomat, Educator, Soldier

Publication Date: 2003

In this engaging and elegantly written memoir, Thomas Patrick Melady describes how his personal and educational experiences as well as his involvement with the Catholic Church and the Republican Party shaped his character in academia and public service.  {read more}

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