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IWP holds Ukraine briefing for IWP Chancellor’s Council members

On March 10, IWP held a briefing exclusively for Chancellor’s Council members on the current situation in Ukraine with three faculty panelists: Founder, Chancellor, and President Emeritus Dr. John Lenczowski, who formerly served as Director of European and Soviet Affairs at the National Security Council; Interim Dean and former special assistant in the Office of…

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Amb. Aldona Woś hosts discussion on Russia and Ukraine with Amb. Kristjan Prikk of Estonia

On February 11th, 2022, the Council of American Ambassadors hosted a roundtable titled “In the Eye of the Storm” with Estonian Ambassador Kristjan Prikk to discuss Russia’s recent actions on the Ukrainian border. The discussion was led by Interim IWP President Aldona Woś, who served as the Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia under President…

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Dr. James Robbins and CAPT Chris Glass join IWP leadership team

IWP is pleased to announce that James S. Robbins, Ph.D. has been appointed Interim Dean of Academics and that Captain Christopher D. Glass, Sr., USN-Retired has been appointed as Acting Executive Vice President of IWP. These appointments follow the resignations of Larry Cosgriff (’07), who had served as Executive Vice President since 2015, and Dr.…

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Amb. Aldona Woś, M.D. appointed Interim President of IWP

Amb. Aldona Woś, M.D. was appointed Interim President of The Institute of World Politics following the resignation of Dr. James Anderson on February 19. Amb. Woś has served as U.S. Ambassador to Estonia where she conducted pathbreaking work in public diplomacy.  In recognition of her extraordinary achievements, IWP conferred upon her an Honorary Doctorate.  Originally…

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New Sr. VP of Professional Affiliations and new Sr. Advisor, Corporate & Foundation Relations

The Institute of World Politics is very pleased to welcome Christine Balling (’16) as our new Senior Vice President of Professional Affiliations and Marko Radielovic as our new Senior Advisor, Corporate & Foundation Relations. A 2016 graduate of IWP, Christine Balling is the founder of Colombian nonprofit organization Fundación ECCO to promote democracy and youth…

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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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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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