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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Fr. Paul Stenhouse, R.I.P.

January 23, 2020 By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Fr. Paul Lester Stenhouse, MSC (1935–2019), passed away of cancer recently. I initially learned about him through the good offices of his dear friend, a contributor to his publications and fellow Aussie, Wanda Skowronska, who was kind enough to share some stories about him. She also encouraged our cooperation. Fr. Stenhouse was truly a Christian universalist…

Alumnus Spotlight: Caleb Crim (’16), Senior Analyst Manager at Bulletin Intelligence

January 21, 2020

Soon after developing an interest in national security affairs in college and beginning to pursue an M.A. in Statecraft and National Security Affairs at IWP, Caleb Crim (’16) found himself in a job creating intelligence products for the highest levels of government, including the White House, diplomatic officials, defense officials, and other government agencies. This…

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