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Dr. John Lenczowski is Founder, Chancellor, and President Emeritus of The Institute of World Politics and Former Director of European and Soviet Affairs for the National Security Council.
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Conquest Without War: The Threat of Chinese Political Influence Operations

Communist China represents a mortal threat to our nation. It is a threat that is designed to disarm intellectually and psychologically, corrupt, and ultimately own America’s political and foreign policy decisionmakers. The Chinese Communists have a long-term strategy to replace the United States as the Global Superpower. They call it the Hundred Year Marathon –…

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Michael Novak — Rest in Peace

It is hard to summarize the life and works of a man as extraordinary as Michael Novak, who passed on to his reward a few days ago.  Amidst the collection of reviews of his contributions to philosophy, social criticism, economics, and religion, I can only add a few reflections about my perspectives on his work…

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Integrating Non-Military Arts of Statecraft to Address National Security Threats

For many years, we have faced a crisis in of leadership the consequence of which is a failure to address strategically our nation’s internal vulnerabilities and external threats. U.S. national security policy has consisted of serial tactical actions that mostly address symptoms of problems and not their causes. This is why we have failed to…

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Lessons from the Sony hack attack

The hacking attack of Sony Corp. and the compromising of its intellectual property should send a wake-up call to American business. If Sony can be hacked, so too can our companies that make defense technologies. This attack reveals that the very innovations that give us our competitive edge in the world, both commercially and strategically,…

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Introduction to “Denial and Deception,” by John Lenczowski

The following text is an introduction by John Lenczowski to the September 2014 edition of Denial and Deception, the student newsletter of The Institute  of World Politics.  Denial and Deception is produced by the IWP Student Government Association.  To inquire about receiving a copy of this newsletter, please contact sga@iwp.edu.   In its inaugural year,…

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