Past Events

Discussion on women in combat with Mackubin Owens, Jennifer Marshall, and Karen Meeker

Publication Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

On Wednesday March 2nd, the first of three panels in a conference organized by Providence: A Journal of Christianity and American Foreign Policy spoke on the topic of women and their current and planned roles in combat.   {read more}

Robert D. Kaplan speaks about Romania’s history and significance within Europe

By Ben Martin

Publication Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Robert D. Kaplan, best-selling author and Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, spoke at The Institute of World Politics on March 3 to discuss his new book In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond.  {read more}

Tawfik Hamid discusses Jihadism Through an Insider’s Eyes

By Ben Martin

Publication Date: Monday, February 22, 2016

Dr. Tawfik Hamid, an Islamic thinker and Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, gave a talk on "Jihadism Through an Insider’s Eyes” at The Institute of World Politics on February 16th.   {read more}

Mackubin Owens discusses the presidency of Abraham Lincoln

By Elizabeth Rodricks and Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Friday, February 12, 2016

Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor at The Institute of World Politics, Dr. Mackubin Thomas Owens, gave a lecture on Thursday, February 11th on President Abraham Lincoln in celebration of Lincoln's Birthday (February 12).  {read more}

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}

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