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Dr. John Lenczowski elaborates on Chinese misinformation in AFIO interview

 In January, IWP Chancellor Dr. John Lenczowski met with James Hughes, President of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), to discuss the increasingly worrying intelligence collection and spreading of misinformation by the Chinese government. AFIO is a non-profit institution for current and former intelligence officers, dedicated to supporting the strength of the U.S. intelligence…

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To Bear Any Burden, Santoli

Georgetown publishes 1985 interview on Vietnam with Prof. Al Santoli

A 1985 interview with The Institute of World Politics Professor Al Santoli regarding his book, To Bear Any Burden: The Vietnam War and Its Aftermath in the Words of Americans and Southeast Asians, has been published into Georgetown University’s digital database. The interview took place on the television series American Interests, where Professor Santoli was interviewed…

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Dr. Matt Daniels discusses his MLK high school curriculum

On January 31, 2022 for Federal News Radio, IWP career director Derrick Dortch interviewed the co-authors of a new United States high school curriculum that has a foundation in the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Matt Daniels, a professor at IWP, and his co-authors, Anthony Jones and Vern Howard, specifically incorporated Dr.…

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Bill Bruner

Bill Bruner joins IWP Board of Advisors

IWP is pleased to welcome Colonel Bill Bruner, USAF (Ret.) to its Board of Advisors. Col. Bruner brings four decades of operational, strategic planning, strategic communications, political, and leadership experience on Capitol Hill, in the U.S. Department of Defense, in the private sector, and at NASA to this new role with IWP. IWP Chancellor John…

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Alberto Piedra with Ronald Reagan

RIP Amb. Alberto Piedra, Longtime IWP Professor

Longtime IWP professor – and most recently Professor Emeritus – Amb. Alberto Martinez Piedra passed away on December 20, 2021 at the age of 95. For many years, Amb. Piedra taught our course on the Western moral tradition and foreign policy and served as the Donald E. Bently Professor of Political Economy at IWP. Before…

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RIP General Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army (Ret.), IWP Trustee

The Institute of World Politics mourns the loss of General Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army (Ret.), who passed away on October 9th after a struggle with cancer. General Odierno, an IWP trustee, served as the United States Army’s 38th Chief of Staff from 7 September 2011 to 14 August 2015. IWP Founder, President Emeritus, and…

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Participants in Exercise Dragon Teeth

IWP Interns Participate in Exercise Dragon Teeth

On November 12, a group of ten interns at The Institute of World Politics participated in a fast-paced simulation (aka Exercise Dragon Teeth) focusing on the threat of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan in the year 2025. Recently inaugurated IWP President Dr. James Anderson designed this event to serve several purposes.  “I wanted to expose…

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