The Arts of Statecraft

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

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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Disruptive Technology and the Future of International Law

February 20, 2020

This article was written by former IWP Navy Fellow LTJG Joshua Fiveson and published by the Columbia Journal of International Affairs. Robots have long presented a threat to some aspect of the human experience.  What began with concern over the labor market slowly evolved into a full-blown existential debate over the future of mankind.  But lost somewhere in…

Prof. Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses China and the coronavirus on Fox Business

February 20, 2020 By Daine Hale

This past week, Professor Rebeccah Heinrichs gave remarks on Fox Business about how the Communist Party of China (CPC) was responsible for the initial outbreak of the coronavirus and how many statistics revolving around the virus have been under-reported. During the segment, Prof. Heinrichs stated that the general population has the right to know about…

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