Papers & Studies

What lessons do ancient Mayan ruins have for legislators today?

Yucatán Diary: Love in the Ruins Revisited

Publication Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009

IWP alumnus Joseph Duggan (MA, Statecraft and World Politics, 2007) draws parallels between the ruins of Coba in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and contemporary partisan politics in Washington.  His essay appeared in the 11 March 2009 issue of the American Spectator.  {read more}

Longstanding IWP guest lecturer asks: Is US serious about catching spies?

Publication Date: February 8, 2009

Michelle Van Cleave, formerly the US National Counterintelligence Executive and for many years a friend of The Institute of World Politics and a colleague of numerous IWP instructors, has provided a call to arms in the shadowy struggle against foreign spies active in the United States in a recent issue of the Washington Post.  {read more}

Religious liberty in America: an idea worth sharing through public diplomacy

Jennifer Marshall (IWP 2006) makes case in Heritage Foundation editorial

Publication Date: January 15, 2009

Jennifer Marshall (IWP 2006) currently serves as Director of the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation.  Her essay appeared in a January 2009 Heritage Foundation Backgrounder.  {read more}

Call for papers: Bologna Center Journal of International Affairs

Publication Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

IWP's Sokolski co-authors WMD terrorism report

By Henry D. Sokolski

Publication Date: Thursday, December 4, 2008

"The Report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism," the high-profile congressional commission report that has received considerable attention in the media had the benefit of calling on the expertise of IWP Adjunct Professor Henry Sokolski.   {read more}

The strange wartime odyssey of Louis C. Beck

By Raymond J. Batvinis

Publication Date: Monday, September 1, 2008

The intelligence and counterintelligence dimensions of the Second World War are replete with fascinating tales of courage, treachery, and intrigue.  IWP adjunct professor Raymond Batvinis brings to light one such story in his essay on the wartime exploits of FBI (and later CIA) officer Louis C. Beck.  {read more}

Minority rights and imperial reintegration

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Friday, August 29, 2008

Georgia and the missile shield

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Thursday, August 21, 2008

Putin thumbs his nose at Bush

Publication Date: Monday, August 11, 2008

Georgia is only a pesky midget blocking the way to Ukraine.  Russia’s ultimate and more important target is Ukraine, not Georgia.  This is why the Russian war against Georgia is of the utmost strategic significance.    {read more}

Advice for the nuclear abolitionists

By Henry D. Sokolski, Gary J. Schmitt

Publication Date: 12 May 2008

Most nations, and unfortunately our own State Department, mistakenly interpret the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as recognizing and protecting a country's right to acquire all the technology and materials related to a nuclear energy program so long as it is declared to be for civilian use only and is open to monitoring by the International Atomic Energy Agency.  {read more}

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