IWP students often go on to become leaders in the national security, intelligence, and international affairs communities. This section highlights and celebrates their achievements and shares other relevant news.

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Deployments inspire IWP student to learn all the arts of statecraft

“Between Kosovo and Iraq, I have seen both sides of the foreign policy spectrum, and I left Iraq with a fierce determination to try and engender a mindset where our foreign policymakers exhaust the less lethal tools of international relations prior to employing the most costly tools in our arsenal.” -Christopher L. Webb, Class of 2014 

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IWP alumni contribute to book on #CyberDoc

This past summer, IWP student Amanda Williams and alumni J. Cushman Laurent, Casey Bassett, and Travis Rumans attended a conference on cyber doctrine. The conference, organized by the Batelle Memorial Foundation and the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, was part of an effort to produce a book on a doctrine for the cyber era entitled #CyberDoc:…

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IWP student participates in Young Leaders Conference in Switzerland

Recently I returned from a trip to Zurich, Switzerland. There were representatives from the United States and Switzerland in a Young Leaders Conference put on by the American Swiss Foundation. This conference was an opportunity to learn more about the relationship between these “sister Republics,” the culture of the Swiss, and the financial development of…

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Thanksgiving wishes from an IWP alumna

Three years ago I chose IWP and embarked upon a journey that shaped who I am both as a person and as a professional.  The Institute is a community of scholar-practitioners bound together by an appreciation of the elements of statecraft and an unwavering commitment to the ideals of our Founding Fathers. 

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