Week 1

Sunday, July 13:

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Welcome reception and remarks by Dr. John Lenczowski, Robert Macmullen, Holly Harris and Professor Al Santoli

Monday, July 14:

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “Why we defend America: American Founding Principles and the Western Moral Tradition” by Professor Joseph R. Wood

2:30p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Visit to National Archives

Tuesday, July 15:

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  “Strategic Influence: Public and Traditional Diplomacy as Force Multipliers” by Dr. John Lenczowski

1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. “Diplomacy: ‘Bringing Home the Bacon without Spilling the Beans'” by Ambassador G. Philip Hughes

Wednesday, July 16:

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “Space Warfare” with Dr. John B. Sheldon

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. “German National Security Enterprise and Counterterrorism Efforts” by Timothy Curry, Christian Simons and Michael Vogel

Thursday, July 17:

9-12:00 a.m.Cyber Warfare” with Dr. John B. Sheldon and Professor S. John Tsagronis

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. “U.S. Intelligence” by Professor David L. Thomas

Friday, July 18:

All Day – Gettysburg

7:15 a.m. – Please arrive at IWP NO LATER THAN 7:15 a.m.  The bus will depart promptly at 7:30 a.m. 

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Gettysburg National Military Park and Soldiers Cemetery Visit with Professor Charles Smith

Bus departs Gettysburg circa 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 19:

Meet at IWP NLT 8:45 a.m.

Bus departs IWP at 9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Visit to National Cryptologic Museum Professor S. Eugene Poteat

Sunday, July 20:

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Movie: “The Lives of Others” with Kosciuszko Chair Research Fellow Nathalie I. Vogel


Week 2

Monday, July 21:

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  “The Strategic Challenge from China” with Dr. David Glancy and “The Influence of Traditional Themes and Historical Factors on China’s Current Strategic Framework” with Dr. Christopher Lew

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. “Latin America: Beast or Burden?” by Dr. Tania C. Mastrapa and Ambassador Otto Juan Reich

Tuesday, July 22:

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – “Current and Emerging Threats and Risks” with Professor Tsagronis

2:00 -4:00 p.m. – “U.S. Counterintelligence” with Professor John J. Quattrocki and Michelle van Cleave

Wednesday, July 23:

Morning – Free time. Please feel welcome to catch up on course readings. 

1:00-4:00 p.m. Russia with Professor Paul A. Goble and Kosciuszko Chair Research Fellow Nathalie I. Vogel

5:00-7:00 p.m. – Iraq with Prof. Sebastian Gorka and Prof. S. John Tsagronis 

Thursday, July 24:

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Africa with Kemal Okudo and Professor S. John Tsagronis    

2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. – Economic Statecraft with Dr. David Glancy

Friday, July 25:

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  “Regionally Aligned Forces Briefing and Mentorship Session” with LTC Jay Charland

1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. – “From Policy to Strategy” with Dr. David Glancy and Professor S. John Tsagronis

Saturday, July 26: Day Off

Sunday, July 27: Day Off


Week 3

Monday, July 28:

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. – Pentagon Visit:  Meeting with GEN Odierno, “The Surge” with Thomas Tyra, tour of the Pentagon with Randy Odom

Tuesday, July 29:

10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. – Strategic Mentorship with the Army’s Senior Warrant Officer: CW5 David Williams

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. – “Hearts and Minds Activities” with Professor Al Santoli

Wednesday, July 30:

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – White House Tour – Visit to OMB.  Please meet at the White House NO LATER THAN 9:30 a.m.

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. – “Had I known then what I know now” with CH (LTC) John L. Kallerson, Ambassador Kenneth P. Moorefield and Professor Al Santoli

6:30 p.m. – Meet at The Army and Navy Club Daiquiri Lounge for Happy Hour with IWP Trustee Tidal McCoy

Thursday, July 31:

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – “The National Guard of the United States and its Role in National Defense, from 1636 to Present Day,” with Anne C. Armstrong, Deputy Director of the National Guard Educational Foundation; Col. (ret.) Peter Duffy, Director of Legislation for the National Guard Association of the United States; and Mike Waite, Deputy Legislative Director of NGAUS

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. – “Defense Acquisition and Innovation” by Adam Jay Harrison

Friday, August 1:

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Farewell Brunch

2:00-4:00 p.m. – “Integrated Strategy” with Dr. John Lenczowski

Saturday, August 2: