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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Latest News

Darren Death discusses Zero Trust at ACT-IAC event

December 9, 2019 By Patricia Katsamakis

On October 22nd, 2019, Darren Death, an instructor for the IWP Cyber Intelligence Initiative, gave a talk at Themes Theater about Zero Trust at an event organized by the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC).  Mr. Death and his fellow panelists spoke about demystifying concepts around zero trust, the state of the industry around zero trust, and how zero trust…

The IWP Internship Experience: Jack Mascuch

December 6, 2019

If I had to pick one thing which I enjoyed the most from my experience this past semester at IWP, it would be the people. From the moment I walked into the historic Marlatt mansion, I immediately felt welcomed by all the staff, students, and professors. That feeling has not faded since! Whether it was…

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