Past Events

Amb. James Woolsey discusses energy security at Brian Kelley Memorial Lecture

By Ben Martin

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Chancellor of The Institute of World Politics and former Director of Central Intelligence Ambassador James Woolsey spoke on the topic of Energy Security in the 21st Century on Friday, February 5.  {read more}

Michael Walsh discusses his book on critical theory, "The Devil’s Pleasure Palace"

Publication Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016

On Thursday, January 28th, Michael Walsh discussed his newest book of nonfiction, The Devil's Pleasure Palace: The Cult Of Critical Theory And The Subversion Of The West at The Institute of World Politics.  {read more}

Libby Liu, President of Radio Free Asia, speaks about the mission of the RFA

By Ben Martin

Publication Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016

Libby Liu, Radio Free Asia President, spoke about Radio Free Asia’s mission as the first in a series of lectures on Women Executives on National Security at The Institute of World Politics.   {read more}

Dr. Corey Lofdahl discusses "Implementing Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan”

By Lukasz Oprawski

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016

"People [in Afghanistan] would come up to me and tell me their life stories. People in uniform," said Dr. Corey Lofdahl at the beginning of a lecture at The Institute of World Politics.   {read more}

Dr. Joseph Collins discusses the strategic lessons of the campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq

By Jose Barcenas

Publication Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015

On November 9, 2015, The Institute of World Politics was pleased to welcome Dr. Joseph J. Collins for a lecture entitled "Strategic Lessons of the Campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq."  {read more}

Transcript: Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy

Publication Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Below is a transcript of a lecture by Barry R. Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science at MIT and Director of the MIT Security Studies Program.  This lecture, entitled "Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy" was delivered at IWP on September 24, 2015, and was sponsored by the Charles Koch Foundation.  {read more}

Carnes Lord discusses the debate over American grand strategy

Publication Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

On Monday, November 16, The Institute of World Politics presented the final lecture in its Charles Koch Foundation Series on U.S. Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy, inviting Dr. Carnes Lord, professor of strategic leadership at the U.S. Naval War College and former staff member of the National Security Council.  {read more}

Jay Nordlinger discusses "Children of Monsters" at IWP

By Nishanth Fenn

Publication Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

On Tuesday October 6, 2015, the Institute of World Politics hosted writer Jay Nordlinger, who is a senior editor with National Review, to talk about his new book, Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.  {read more}

Michael O’Hanlon discusses the future of land warfare

By Nicholas Palczewski

Publication Date: Friday, November 20, 2015

On Tuesday, November 17, IWP welcomed Michael E. O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, to give a talk on his book entitled Order from Chaos: The Future of Land Warfare. This was the first of IWP’s Global Impact Session Series.  {read more}

NCIS director discusses operations in investigating and defeating terrorist and criminal threats

By Daniel Ericsson

Publication Date: Monday, November 9, 2015

On November 2, 2015, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Andrew L. Traver, the director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), who spoke on the current state and future of the NCIS, its mission and professional opportunities within the organization. This event was sponsored by IWP Career Services.  {read more}

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