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Hungary Abroad

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Friday, January 30, 2015

The Hungarian politician hopes that because Germany holds neither revisionist territorial designs nor any general historical animus against his nation, Hungary can serve as a useful and reliable geopolitical pawn for both Berlin and Moscow. This is what happens when the United States is absent; its leadership is missing; and the White House "leads from behind." This is also the best prism to scrutinize Orban's foreign policy moves through. He cannot ingratiate himself to Berlin through his conservatism, but he can through Russophilia.  {read more}

The Pentagon's Greatest Challenge (And It's Not ISIS or China)

By James Jay Carafano

Publication Date: Friday, January 30, 2015

Before the arms race with the Soviet Union came the hiring race among U.S. military bureaucracies.  {read more}

Prof. Billauer discusses the contributions of Aaron Aaronsohn to the Zionist movement

Publication Date: Friday, January 30, 2015

In an article recently published by the Policy Studies Organization, IWP research professor Barbara Billauer discussed how Aaron Aaronsohn influenced Justice Louis Brandeis to support the Zionist cause.  Brandeis then convinced Woodrow Wilson to support the Balfour Declaration.  {read more}

John Lenczowski comments on radical Islamism in Homeland Security Today

Publication Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

In a recent article for Homeland Security Today, John Lenczowski described what he considers to be the fundamental strategic problem in our nation's efforts to counter the threat of radical Islamists - the failure to engage effectively in the war of ideas.    {read more}

Derrick Dortch interviews Fred Burton on the terror attacks in Paris

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

IWP Career Director Derrick Dortch interviewed Fred Burton, Vice President for Intelligence at Stratfor, on the terror attacks in Paris for his radio show "Fed Access" on Federal News Radio.  {read more}

Prof. Chodakiewicz discusses Russian military and influence operations at US Army Europe Senior Leaders Forum

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

IWP’s Professor Marek Jan Chodakiewicz was invited to speak at the US Army Europe Senior Leaders Forum which took place from January 12-14, 2015 in Wiesbaden, Germany on the topic of "Strong Europe." There were several panels held, in which panelists delivered general remarks and answered analytic questions.  Prof. Chodakiewicz was one of the only non-government experts to participate.   {read more}

Seven interns join IWP for the spring semester

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

IWP is pleased to welcome seven new interns for the spring 2015 semester, each of whom will conduct research with an IWP professor and will have the opportunity to audit a graduate-level course at the Institute.   {read more}

15 new students matriculate at IWP in spring 2015 semester

Publication Date: Monday, January 26, 2015

For the spring 2015 semester, The Institute of World Politics was pleased to welcome fifteen new students into its programs. As a specialized independent graduate school of national security and international affairs, IWP boasts an intimate and collegial atmosphere that is aided by its small classes and 13:1 student to faculty ratio.  {read more}

Former Director of Naval Intelligence RADM Thomas Brooks discusses HUMINT at IWP

Publication Date: Monday, January 26, 2015

Rear Admiral Thomas A. Brooks, United States Navy (retired) gave a lecture on “HUMINT: Myths and Reality” to a group of IWP students, alumni, fellows, and interns on January 23, 2015.   {read more}

Stephen Ladek discusses careers in humanitarian aid and development at IWP

Publication Date: Monday, January 26, 2015

On Thursday, January 22, Stephen Ladek of and International Solutions Group gave a lecture entitled "Making It: 7 things you must do to claim your spot as a development/aid professional" at IWP in an event sponsored by IWP Career Services.  {read more}

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