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The Arts of Statecraft

The Institute of World Politics is a graduate school of national security, intelligence, 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.

IWP’s Mission

97% of our graduates get jobs in their field of interest.

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Class of 2021 Employment

Applications are open for the summer 2023 semester

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.

IWP Admissions

Latest News

IWP welcomes five new instructors for the Cyber Intelligence Initiative

February 13, 2023

IWP has welcomed five additional experts to teach its webinars on cyber intelligence: Larry Dietz, Jeff Moeller, Jim Penrose, Charles Pfaff, and Storm Swendsboe. They join a team of eleven other distinguished cyber intelligence instructors at IWP. Larry Dietz is a retired U.S. Army Colonel with extensive experience with cyberwar and psychological operations. He will…

Mina Ademovic (’15): Promoting Security Cooperation

February 13, 2023

“I think IWP is really the ideal institution for supporting the development of our nation’s future leaders and decision-makers. It has made a huge impact on my career.” -Mina Ademovic (’15) After graduating from IWP, Mina Ademovic (’15) began a career in Foreign Military Sales, in which she assists her military and government clients with…

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