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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.

John Sano, Photo from Spycraft on Netflix

Netflix’s “Spycraft” features Prof. John Sano and alumnus Dr. David Charney

IWP Professor John Sano, alumnus Dr. David Charney, and several IWP guest speakers are featured in Netflix’s series Spycraft (released January 2021), which documents the most prolific covert technologies and operations of the 20th and 21st centuries. Professor John Sano appeared in three episodes, in which he commented on aspects of espionage from spy-handler communications to…

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Philip P. Cave, Jr. receives first Great Statesman Scholarship

IWP is pleased to announce the first recipient of the new Great Statesman Scholarship program—Philip P. Cave, Jr., a new student at the Institute in spring 2021. Philip has received the President Dwight Eisenhower Scholarship, funded by IWP Trustee and alumnus Michael C. Maibach. Conceived of by Mr. Maibach, the Great Statesman Scholarship program allows…

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IWP alumna Rebekah Koffler discusses the ongoing Russian threat

On January 19, 2021, intelligence expert and IWP alumna Rebekah Koffler appeared on The Washington Times podcast entitled “Bold and Blunt” to discuss the drastic, and surely dangerous, American underestimation of Russian capabilities. Particularly in the wake of recent Russian cyberattacks, Ms. Koffler identified Russia as the #1 U.S. foreign policy threat to date, not…

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ISIS Crisis Wargame

IWP students, interns, and alumni wargame in class and globally

“The ISIS Crisis wargame simulated many of the stressors that existed during my time working in the humanitarian sector in Iraq. I worked in a post-conflict environment the year after Mosul was liberated from the terrorist organization. ISIS Crisis accurately demonstrates the difficulty of navigating power dynamics between state and non-state actors and reinforces the…

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