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Thinking about a Korean war

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

What's happening in Northeast Asia? Last week, the war drums were beating, the swords were rattling, the pundits were opining. Things have settled down, but the question remains: What are we to do with a North Korea that periodically raises tensions?  {read more}

Failed states and threats of war pulling world to precipice

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Monday, August 14, 2017

In recent years two phenomena have come to dominate the international scene. One is the appearance of what have been given the name "failed states."  {read more}

A cold war strategy to defeat North Korea

By John Lenczowski

Publication Date: Monday, August 14, 2017

North Korea is in a cold war with the United States and South Korea. Despite Pyongyang's nuclear saber-rattling and the failure of diplomacy for over two decades, we have restricted ourselves to two options: economic sanctions and military means, such as deterrence, missile defense and threats of preemptive strikes.   {read more}

This Young Violinist Inspired Venezuelans to Stand for Freedom. Now Heís Rotting in Prison.

By Paul Coyer

Publication Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

One of the stories coming out of Venezuela that has simultaneously saddened and inspired has been that of Wuilly Arteaga, a talented young violinist who grew up in the poorest part of Valencia, Venezuela's third largest city.  {read more}

H.R. McMaster and the Loneliness of the Patriot

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Internal conflicts are nothing new to the American presidency. Indeed, they date to the protracted, bitter clash between Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton and Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson in George Washington's administration. Seventy years later, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase conspired with Radical Republicans in Congress to undermine President Abraham Lincoln's policies.  {read more}

What Trump and Tillerson donít get about democracy promotion

By Joshua Muravchik

Publication Date: Monday, August 7, 2017

The State Department is reportedly considering a new mission statement that will make no mention of encouraging democracy abroad. A White House aide recently suggested similar thinking would guide the president's pending National Security Strategy statement.  {read more}

John Lenczowski speaks about threats to American interests at YAF conference

Publication Date: Monday, August 7, 2017

IWP President Dr. John Lenczowski recently spoke at the Young America's Foundation's student conference at George Washington University.  {read more}

Kim Jong Un is going ballistic in more ways than one

By Henry D. Sokolski, Zachary Keck

Publication Date: Monday, July 31, 2017

North Korea has developed advanced short-range weapons and is almost certain to export them.  {read more}

Superpower Collapse

By John J. Tierney, Jr.

Publication Date: Monday, July 31, 2017

Less than a quarter-century ago, there were no competitors to the presence of American power on the world stage. The country had, unprecedentedly, won two of the greatest wars in world history and had prevailed over the Soviet Union, a land-based tyranny with over 40,000 nuclear weapons.  {read more}

Making mountains out of molehills

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Metal detectors are routinely installed at malls not to mention holy sites at Mecca and Medina. So why not at the Temple Mount?  {read more}

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