Past Events

Cryptography and Trust: Estonia and the Modern Information Society

By Patrick Gallagher

Publication Date: Monday, June 15, 2015

On June 10, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Andres Kütt, Head Software Architect, and Liina Areng, Head of International Relations, both of the Estonian Information System Authority to speak on the state of cyber security globally, as well as their country's pioneering transition to electronic governance  {read more}

Daniel Leger discusses his book on neoconservatism

By Heather Thompson

Publication Date: Friday, June 12, 2015

On June 9, The Institute of World Politics welcomed author Dr. Daniel D. Leger for a discussion of his book Reality Check: Neoconservatism, Realism and the Battle for How the World Really Is. He discussed the basis of neoconservatism in contrast to the moral relativism of modern political theory.  {read more}

Paul Coyer discusses Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church

By Basia Armstrong

Publication Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015

On June 9, Dr. Paul Coyer, a Forbes foreign policy columnist, delivered an Intermarium Series lecture at The Institute of World Politics entitled "Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church."  {read more}

Douglas Irwin discusses the post-WWII trade system

By Patrick Gallagher

Publication Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

On June 8th, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Dr. Douglas Irwin to the Marlatt Mansion to speak on the history of the post-World War II free trade system, its importance in shaping American foreign relations, and the symbiotic relationship between free trade and democratic societies.  {read more}

Restraint: The first of a series of lectures on grand strategy

Publication Date: Friday, June 5, 2015

On May 27th, The Institute of World Politics welcomed the first speaker in a series of public lectures regarding American grand strategy. The lecture series is supported by the Charles Koch Foundation and seeks to engage audiences in debate on the varying views regarding America's role in the world.  {read more}

Douglas Thomas discusses industrial espionage and counterintelligence

Publication Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

On May 5th, The Institute of World Politics hosted Mr. Douglas Thomas for a lecture titled, “U.S. National Security: Funded and Executed by Government, Delivered by Industry.”  {read more}

Amb. John Negroponte discusses national security and diplomacy at IWP

Publication Date: Friday, May 8, 2015

On may 4th, Ambassador John D. Negroponte lectured at the Institute of World Politics. The lecture, titled "Current issues in U.S. National Security and Diplomacy," was covered by C-SPAN. Ambassador Negroponte is currently a research fellow and lecturer at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. In his career, he has held the offices of Deputy Secretary of State, Director of National Intelligence, and several ambassadorships on behalf of the United States.  {read more}

Civil Liberties and National Security: Did Hoover Get it Right?

Publication Date: Monday, April 27, 2015

On April 21, 2015, LTC Charmaine E. Betty-Singleton (USAR), a US Army War College Fellow at The Institute of World Politics and Raymond J. Batvinis, a Former Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI and current IWP Professor, gave a lecture on the topic of "Civil Liberties and National Security: Did Hoover Get it Right?"    {read more}

CH (COL) William Godwin-Stremler discusses "Cultural Incompatibility: National Psyches as Keys to Ideological Conflict"

By Ryan Kelly

Publication Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On Thursday, April 16, Chaplain (COL) William E. Godwin-Stremler gave a roundtable discussion of a paper he has been working on for his U.S. Army War College Fellowship at The Institute of World Politics.  His discussion was entitled "Cultural Incompatibility: National Psyches as Keys to Ideological Conflict."  {read more}

Former CIA NCS Deputy Director John Sano discusses the intelligence workforce

By Bridget Brogan

Publication Date: Friday, April 17, 2015

On April 15, John R. Sano, former Deputy Director of the National Clandestine Service of the CIA and professor at The Institute of World Politics, gave a lecture on the topic of "A New Era of HUMINT: How the Intelligence Workforce Continues to Evolve."     {read more}

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