Paul Coyer serves as a Research Professor at The Institute of World Politics, as well as an Associate Professor at l’Ecole Speciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr, where he lectures on U.S. foreign and national security policy and on the role of religion and culture in international affairs. Full bio

Venezuela: A Country in Crisis

If ever there were an example of a government not performing even the most basic of ethical duties to its citizens, it is that of Venezuela under Nicolás Maduro and the PSUV (Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela or United Socialist Party of Venezuela). 

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The Ethics of Nationalism

IWP Research Professor Dr. Paul Coyer has written a chapter on “The Ethics of Nationalism” for A Persistent Fire: The Strategic Ethical Impact of World War I on the Global Profession of Arms (National Defense University Press, October 2019). This book was edited by Timothy S. Mallard and Nathan H. White. Dr. Coyer’s chapter was…

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Iranian Ambition

Several months after the defeat of ISIS in northern Iraq, the ethnic and religious minorities who were driven from their homes hesitate to return.

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Iranian Ambition

This article was co-authored by IWP Research Professor Dr. Paul Coyer and Stephen Hollingshead. Several months after the defeat of ISIS in northern Iraq, the ethnic and religious minorities who were driven from their homes hesitate to return. They fear further outbreaks of violence and they do not have the confidence or the wherewithal to…

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Islamic Radicalism in Central Asia

IWP Research Professor Dr. Paul Coyer wrote an article entitled “Islamic Radicalism in Central Asia” for Oxford Islamic Studies Online, Oxford University Press. This article was published in December 2017 at http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/.

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The Clock is Ticking on Venezuela

Venezuela is fast on its way to becoming the next Cuba, if the Socialist Party of Venezuela gets its way and succeeds in rewriting the constitution to enshrine its authoritarian rule permanently – and that should be worrisome for those of us that share the Western hemisphere with Caracas. Due to its immense natural resources and…

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