Past Events

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}

Center for Culture and Freedom holds event on conventional and unconventional warfare

By Jose Barcenas

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

On September 17, 2015, The Institute of World Politics hosted a panel discussion, with moderator Professor Albert Santoli and panelists Colonel Michael Dziedzic, Ambassador Kenneth P. Moorefield, and Mr. Benjamin C. Works.   {read more}

Esmerita Sanchez de Da Silva discusses issues in Parguay

Publication Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015

On Tuesday, September 8, Esmerita Sanchez de Da Silva visited IWP to give a lecture on "Immigration Reform and Health Policy in Paraguay."  {read more}

Sean McFate discusses his book The Modern Mercenary

By Jose Barcenas

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015

On September 14, 2015, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Dr. Sean McFate for a lecture on his recently published book, The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order.   {read more}

Transcript: Is A Grand Strategy of Restraint Politically Viable? with Michael Desch

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Below is a transcript of a lecture by Prof. Michael Desch, Chairman of the Political Science Department at Notre Dame University. This lecture, entitled "Is a Grand Strategy of Restraint Politically Viable?" was delivered at IWP on May 27, 2015, and was sponsored by the Charles Koch Foundation.  {read more}

Dr. Eugene Gholz argues for a U.S. grand strategy of restraint

By James Rolland

Publication Date: Monday, July 13, 2015

On July 9th, Professor Eugene Gholz of the University of Texas at Austin gave a presentation on the benefits of a potential shift in American grand strategy.  This lecture was part of a series on U.S. Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy sponsored by the Charles Koch Foundation.  {read more}

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