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IWP President to speak at Clemson

Mon, Mar 27, 2006, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

IWP President John Lenczowski will speak at Clemson University’s Strom Thurmond Institute of Government and Public Affairs on March 27, 2006.  Below is a copy of Clemson’s press release on the event:


CLEMSON – John Lenczowski will speak at Clemson University’s Brooks Theater on March 27 at 7:30 p.m. Lenczowski is president of the Institute of World Politics and former director of European and Soviet Affairs of the National Security Council.  His Calhoun Lecture Series presentation is titled “Weaknesses in the U.S. National Security Posture: Who is at Fault?” The public is invited and there is no admission charge.

From 1981 to 1983 Lenczowski was a special advisor to the under secretary of state for political affairs.  From 1983 to 1987 he was director of European and Soviet Affairs at the National Security Council, where he served as principal Soviet affairs adviser to President Ronald Reagan.
Lenczowski founded the Institute of World Politics, an independent graduate school of statecraft and national security affairs in Washington, D.C. The institute is the only academic institution dedicated to teaching the arts of statecraft in service of the defense of American liberty. The curriculum includes diplomacy, military strategy, public diplomacy, opinion formation and political warfare, intelligence and counterintelligence, economic strategy and moral leadership.
Lenczowski has written many papers on U.S. foreign policy, public diplomacy, Soviet-Russian affairs, comparative ideologies, intelligence and strategy. His articles have been published in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times and the Christian Science Monitor. Lenczowski has testified before Congress and appeared on national television programs such as PBS’s MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour, CNN’s Crossfire, the Fox News Channel and C-SPAN.