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Isel Perez-Castellanos joins IWP as Director of Finance

IWP is very pleased to welcome a new Director of Finance: Isel Perez-Castellanos. Isel comes to IWP with 15 years of experience in nonprofit accounting and financial leadership and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University. She has done accounting work for multiple nonprofits in Washington, D.C.…

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A view from the Reagan Ranch

A Visit to Ronald Reagan’s “Ranch in the Sky”

The Silicon Valley Chancellor’s Council visits the Reagan Ranch near Santa Barbara. Who was Ronald Reagan, really?  On Tuesday and Wednesday, June 8 and 9, 2021, a group of 21 Chancellor’s Council members and IWP officers got a window into the character and personality of our 40th President, when they toured his idyllic Rancho del…

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Dr. James Anderson

Dr. James H. Anderson appointed new President of IWP

The Institute of World Politics (IWP) is pleased to announce that Dr. James H. Anderson will join IWP as President beginning on July 19th.  IWP is a graduate school of national security, intelligence, and international affairs located in Washington, D.C. with a satellite campus in Reston, Virginia.  It specializes in teaching all the instruments of…

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Karla Ahmanson and Dr. Tim White join the IWP Board of Trustees

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce that Karla Ahmanson, President of the Los Angeles Police Reserve Foundation, and Brig Gen Dale Timothy (Tim) White, USAF, Ret. have joined the Board of Trustees. In her work with the Los Angeles Police Reserve Foundation, Ms. Ahmanson serves as an advocate for Reserve Officers whose…

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IWP introduces new online Graduate Certificate in Statecraft

The Institute of World Politics is introducing a new online Graduate Certificate program in Statecraft. This is IWP’s first certificate program completely administered online and will be offered for the first time in the fall of 2021. The Certificate in Statecraft will require 20 credit hours and will take approximately one year to complete for…

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United States Army War College officers visit IWP virtually

On May 10, 2021, a group of 15 officers from the United States Army War College (USAWC) class of 2021 led by Professor Grace Stettenbauer participated in a virtual visit to The Institute of World Politics as part of their annual National Security Staff Ride. The National Security Staff Ride is an important part of…

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Prof. Henry Sokolski speaks on the perils of Taiwan nuclear plants

On Tuesday, May 12, Professor Henry Sokolski appeared on “CBS Eye on the World” with John Batchelor to discuss the controversial referendum on building a fourth nuclear power plant in Taiwan which is taking place this August. Mr. Sokolski discussed how the People’s Liberation Army, the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) military organization, may strategically “hit”…

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The Pentagon

The Institute of World Politics renews its ongoing partnership with The Department of Defense Voluntary Education Program

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between The Institute of World Politics and the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel Readiness and the Department of Defense Voluntary Education Programs is administered by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy and the Chief of Continuing Education in the Educational Opportunities Directorate. …

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Hunley-Bota, Sergojan & Amundsen - USMMA IWP Award Winners 2021

Three Kings Point Midshipmen receive the United States Merchant Marine Academy Class of 2021 IWP Award For Excellence in Cyber Statecraft

Above from left to right: Midshipmen Martin Hunley-Bota, Anastasya Sergojan, and Zane Amundsen, the USMMA class of 2021 IWP Excellence in Cyber Statecraft Awardees.  The Institute of World Politics is pleased to present the United States Merchant Marine Academy Class of 2021 IWP Award For Excellence in Cyber Statecraft to three outstanding Midshipmen who are…

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