Books by IWP Faculty

Moving Beyond Pretense: Nuclear Power and Nonproliferation

Edited by Henry D. Sokolski

Publication Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The U.S. President and nearly all his critics agree that the spread of nuclear weapons and the possibility of their seizure and potential use is the greatest danger facing the United States and the world. Looking at the way government and industry officials downplay the risks of civilian nuclear technology and materials being diverted to make bombs, one would get almost the opposite impression.  {read more}

Trasnformacja czy niepodległość?

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Trasnformacja czy niepodległość? [Transformation or Independence?] (Gdańsk: Patria Media, 2014) assesses the past quarter-century of post-communism in Poland (1989 - 2014).  {read more}

Hoover's Secret War against Axis Spies: FBI Counterespionage during World War II

By Raymond J. Batvinis

Publication Date: Friday, March 28, 2014

The world was at war, America precariously poised on the sidelines. But already a second secret war was well underway. While he fought on the home front to consolidate the FBI's intelligence gathering power, J. Edgar Hoover was conducting an all-out campaign to make his agency America's first foreign espionage service--a campaign that would lead to an uneasy alliance with British intelligence in a brilliantly successful operation to undermine Germany.  {read more}

Nuclear Weapons Materials Gone Missing: What Does History Teach?

Edited by Henry D. Sokolski

Publication Date: March 2014

Ever since President Obama made securing nuclear weapons assets a top priority for his global arms control agenda, guarding and disposing of these holdings have become an international security preoccupation.   {read more}

A Citizen's Guide to Terrorism and Counterterrorism

By Christopher C. Harmon

Publication Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013

This Citizen's Guide addresses the public policy issues of terrorism and counterterrorism in the United States after Bin Laden's death. Written for the thinking citizen and student alike, this succinct and up-to-date book takes a "grand strategy" approach toward terrorism and uses examples and issues drawn from present-day perpetrators and actors.  {read more}

Intermarium: The Land between the Black and Baltic Seas

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: October 2012

History and collective memories influence a nation, its culture, and institutions; hence, its domestic politics and foreign policy. That is the case in the Intermarium, the land between the Baltic and Black Seas in Eastern Europe. The area is the last unabashed rampart of Western Civilization in the East, and a point of convergence of disparate cultures.   {read more}

The Next Arms Race

Edited by Henry D. Sokolski

Publication Date: July 2012

With New START now being implemented with Russia, it has become fashionable to push for even far deeper cuts, perhaps as low as several warheads on each side. Such low numbers, though, approach what other nuclear weapons states, such as France, China, Israel, India, and Pakistan, either have or plan to get.   {read more}

Między Wisłą a Potomakiem

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Spring 2012

Entitled Między Wisłą a Potomakiem (Between the Vistula and the Potomac), this work aims to answer several important questions.  {read more}

Pure Risk: Federal Clean Energy Loan Guarantees

Edited by Henry D. Sokolski

Publication Date: March 2012

Up until the controversy surrounding the default of the Solyndra Corporation on its federal clean energy loan guarantee in November of 2011, such guarantees enjoyed broad-based bipartisan support.  Not any longer.   {read more}

Stalin's Secret War: Soviet Counterintelligence Against the Nazis, 1941-1945

By Robert W. Stephan

Publication Date: October 2011

The Soviet-German War of 1941-1945 was the most extensive intelligence/counterintelligence war in modern history, involving the capture, torture, deportation, execution, and "doubling" of tens of thousands of agents--most of them Soviet citizens.   {read more}

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