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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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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In Memoriam: Arthur H. Stromberg

April 3, 2020

The Institute of World Politics mourns the loss of benefactor and friend Arthur H. Stromberg, who passed away this February. IWP was introduced to Mr. Stromberg by longtime IWP supporters David and Lynzie Haynes at a seminar event Mr. & Mrs. Haynes helped to organize in 2013.  IWP President John Lenczowski was one of the…

IWP alumnus spearheads Naval Intelligence Vision and Guidance document

April 1, 2020 By Daine Hale

An IWP alumnus led the development and coordination of the 2019 Naval Intelligence Vision and Guidance document on behalf of Naval Intelligence Leadership. This document is a broad overview of the key goals and priorities of Naval Intelligence in the current and ever-changing environment. This document was finalized in 2019 and recently released to the public.…

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