Past Events

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}

Dr. David Glancy discusses economic and financial elements of national security

By Daniel Ericsson

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

On October 21, 2015, The Institute of World Politics hosted a lecture with Dr. David Glancy on the elements of economics and finance within national security. This lecture was part of a series on Economics and Foreign Policy sponsored by the Charles Koch Foundation.  {read more}

Dr. Christopher J. Coyne delivers a lecture on humanitarianism and humanitarian aid

By Elizabeth Rodricks

Edited by Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Christopher J. Coyne, Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Associate Director of the F. A. Hayek Program at the Mercatus Center, gave a lecture at The Institute of World Politics on October 20, 2015. Dr. Coyne lectured on humanitarianism and its definition. In its broadest sense, humanitarianism is a concern for the wellbeing of humans. Humanitarian action can be of either a coercive or non-coercive nature. Examples of humanitarian action that have used coercion are the West's operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.       {read more}

Barry Posen discusses "Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy"

By Daniel Ericsson

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Dr. Barry R. Posen of MIT gave a lecture on his book entitled Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy at The Institute of World Politics on September 24, 2015.   {read more}

Kim Ruocco discusses suicide in the military and what leaders can do

By Jose Barcenas

Publication Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

On September 22, 2015, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Ms. Kim Ruocco for a lecture entitled "Suicide in the Military: Why and What Leaders Can Do."   {read more}

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