The Arts of Statecraft

The Institute of World Politics is a graduate school of national security and international affairs.

Resources Related to the Coronavirus

The health and welfare of our students continue to be IWP’s highest priority. IWP has compiled some resources on COVID-19 and the school’s response.

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What Makes IWP Unique

IWP teaches all the instruments of statecraft — diplomacy, military strategy, opinion formation, public diplomacy, intelligence, counterintelligence, economic strategy, and the principles of leadership — the coordinated use of which can improve national security while reducing the potential for war.

This curriculum is complemented by an emphasis on American history and founding principles, the critical importance of moral leadership, and a realistic appraisal of the global strategic environment, as taught by the nation’s leading faculty of scholar practitioners.

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Learn from scholar practitioners at the only graduate school of national security and international affairs where you will be exposed to all the arts of statecraft.

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Latest News

IWP holds 10th Annual Kościuszko Chair Spring Symposium

August 11, 2020

Via a series of webinars and lecture videos in July, IWP held its 10th Annual Kościuszko Chair Spring Symposium in honor of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel. This symposium was sponsored by the Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies and the Center for Intermarium Studies. Early Modern Polish Commanders and the Use of Combined Arms​ Dr. John Radzilowski…

The IWP Internship Experience: Christopher F. Healey

August 11, 2020 By Christopher F. Healey

My internship at The Institute of World Politics (IWP) has been challenging and thought-provoking. I first heard of IWP through family friends and was eager to intern at a graduate school dedicated to preparing students to confront the most pressing national security challenges facing the U.S. The class audit and research experiences exposed me to…

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Class of 2019 Employment