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Battle of Ia Drang, Vietnam War

Vietnam documentary features Prof. Al Santoli and Dr. James Robbins

A new Fox Nation documentary entitled The Unauthorized History of the Vietnam War features two IWP professors: Prof. Al Santoli and IWP Interim Dean of Academics Dr. James Robbins. Both professors are featured in the promo for the documentary, which may be found here. The documentary is hosted by Fox News chief political anchor Brett…

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Dr. Christopher C. Hull joins IWP as public affairs consultant

This spring, Dr. Christopher C. Hull is joining IWP as a public affairs consultant. In this role, Dr. Hull will lead IWP’s branding and marketing campaign. Dr. Hull had already been serving on the IWP faculty to teach International Relations, Statecraft, and Integrated Strategy (IWP 627). He has also taught a directed study on Europe…

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Guests listening to Dr. James Robbins at Greensboro event, April 2022

IWP leadership speak about Ukraine at Greensboro dinner

On April 28, Interim President Amb. Aldona Woś, M.D. and her husband, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, hosted a dinner for over 100 guests at their home with a talk on Ukraine by IWP Interim Dean Dr. James Robbins and IWP Founder, Chancellor, and President Emeritus Dr. John Lenczowski. After a reception, Reverend Monsignor Anthony Marcaccio…

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Trustee Tidal McCoy discusses the war in Ukraine

On April 3rd, 2022, The Institute of World Politics trustee Hon. Tidal McCoy was invited to speak on The Cats Roundtable. This podcast episode discussed the situation at the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian War, which started on February 24th, 2022. Mr. McCoy pointed out Russia’s internal problems, including corruption among officers, misjudgment of the situation,…

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Sailors conduct military dive operations off the East Coast of the United States.

IWP launches Navy Special Warfare Veteran Fellows Program

IWP is pleased to announce a new Naval Special Warfare Veteran Fellows program for NSW veterans. This immersive one-to-two semester program in Washington, D.C. is designed to prepare veteran operators for their next chapter, whether it be in public service, the private sector, or academia. Through this program, NSW Veteran Fellows will learn to assess,…

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USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) and USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), courtesy of U.S. Navy

New course on maritime strategy to be offered this summer

This summer, IWP will offer a new course on Maritime Strategy in Great Power Competition (IWP 705). It will be taught by Dr. Douglas E. Streusand, an IWP Adjunct Professor who has been teaching an elective course on maritime strategy at the U.S. Marine Corps Command & Staff College since 2014. “To prevail in the…

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Dean Lane joins IWP as Chief Information Officer

IWP is pleased to announce that Captain Dean Lane, USN-Retired has been appointed Chief Information Officer of IWP. Dean has been involved with IWP since 2017 when he joined the Institute as Senior Vice President for Cyber Intelligence. In his new role, Dean has a collateral responsibility for the Cyber Intelligence Initiative.  In this capacity,…

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Dr. Matt Daniels’ MLK curriculum to be promoted in Africa

IWP professor Dr. Matthew Daniels, with his colleagues Anthony Jones and Vern Howard, has developed a curriculum through McGraw Hill Education called Civil Rights: A Global Perspective. It is designed to show young leaders the principles from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the ways they can be prepared to tackle human rights issues. Dr.…

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IWP holds briefing on China and Taiwan for Chancellor’s Council members

On April 11th, IWP held a briefing exclusively for Chancellor’s Council members on how China will respond to the current situation with Russia invading Ukraine and how it relates to China’s relationship with Taiwan. IWP’s faculty panelists included: Interim Dean and former special assistant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense Dr. James Robbins, Former…

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