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 power — 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.

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IWP and Patrick Henry College sign partnership agreement

June 20, 2019

The Institute of World Politics has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Patrick Henry College (PHC) in Purcellville, VA. Gordon R. Middleton, Director of Strategic Intelligence Program and Assistant Professor of Strategic Intelligence at Patrick Henry College worked with IWP Director of Graduate Recruitment Tim Stebbins to craft the MoU. “This is a…

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