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Dr. Patrick Cronin discusses North Korean threat perceptions

On April 14th, 2021, The Institute of World Politics hosted a virtual webinar titled “Fear and Insecurity: Addressing North Korean Threat Perceptions,” sponsored by the Asia Initiative Lecture Series. Dr. Patrick Cronin is the Asia-Pacific Security Chair at Hudson Institute, where he analyzes U.S. challenges and opportunities in the Indo-Pacific region. This includes China’s total…

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James A. Rice speaks on Estonian defense strategy in the wake of Russian aggression

O n February 16, 2021, Mr. James A. Rice, an IWP alumnus, appeared as a guest speaker for an Intermarium Lecture Series event entitled, Estonia’s “Total Defense” Principle: Learning from History. As Legislative Director for U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Mr. James Rice informs Senator Grassley on foreign policy matters, particularly considering Senator Grassley’s…

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Derrick Dortch interviews founder of Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security

In an April FED Access podcast, IWP’s career director Derrick Dortch hosted Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, founder and executive director of Women of Color Advancing Peace & Security (WCAPS). Launched in 2017, WCAPS works to advance leadership and professional development of women of color in the fields of peace, security, and conflict transformation. The organization provides…

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IWP alumnus Scott Cullinane discusses U.S. policy towards the South Caucasus under Biden

On February 16, 2021, IWP alumnus Scott Cullinane spoke as a panelist in a virtual forum by the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute (CACI). The event centered on projected U.S. approaches and policies to the South Caucasus given the recent transition of power to the Biden Administration. Scott Cullinane is the Executive Director of the U.S.-Europe Alliance…

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Jack Sacco discusses his father’s journey during WWII and his role in the liberation of Dachau

On January 12th, 2021, The Institute of World Politics hosted Mr. Jack Sacco for a virtual guest lecture titled Where the Birds Never Sing, The True Story of the Liberation of Dachau. Mr. Sacco is an award-winning and Amazon #1 bestselling author of Where the Birds Never Sing and Above the Treetops. Originally from Birmingham,…

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IWP alumna Rebekah Koffler discusses the ongoing Russian threat

On January 19, 2021, intelligence expert and IWP alumna Rebekah Koffler appeared on The Washington Times podcast entitled “Bold and Blunt” to discuss the drastic, and surely dangerous, American underestimation of Russian capabilities. Particularly in the wake of recent Russian cyberattacks, Ms. Koffler identified Russia as the #1 U.S. foreign policy threat to date, not…

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