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Maria Calderoni speaks at IAFIE conference in Italy

Maria Calderoni (’22) speaks at IAFIE conference in Italy

Maria Katarina Calderoni, IWP alumna and former president of IWP’s student chapter of the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE), attended the IAFIE and IAFIE Europe Chapter’s 2022 Joint Conference in Treviso, Italy, in June 2022. The 3-day conference, hosted by Ècole Universitaire Internationale, was themed “Working Wicked Intelligence Challenges” and focused on Emerging Near…

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In Memoriam: S. Eugene Poteat, CIA officer, IWP Alumnus, and Professor

The Institute of World Politics mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus S. Eugene Poteat, who peacefully passed away on May 22 at age 92. “He was a gentleman,” said Founder, President Emeritus, and Chancellor of IWP, John Lenczowski. “He was soft-spoken. He was a man of serious convictions, but he did not force his beliefs…

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Scott Cullinane (’12) teaches international relations for The School of the New York Times

Scott Cullinane (’12) is teaching a course in International Relations & Development for The School of The New York Times as a part of a two-week summer program for high school students. The program, which is primarily journalism-focused, attracts high-performing students. Scott is teaching for two sessions of the program, back-to-back in July. This is…

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Blowin’ in the Wind

The first stanza of Bob Dylan’s historic 1963 song, which ignited a whole generation, is, How many roads must a man walk down before you call him a man? How many seas must the white dove sail before she sleeps in the sand? Yes, and how many times must the cannonballs fly before they’re forever…

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IWP receives Military Friendly Schools Award

IWP has received the prestigious 2022-2023 Military Friendly Schools Award given to only a select number of institutions. The award is given to undergraduate and graduate schools that demonstrate a commitment to serving military and veteran students as well as investing in their academic and professional success. The support with which IWP supplies its military students is…

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American ‘policy’ versus Chinese ‘principle’

Ned Price, spokesperson of the United States Department of State, is a Twitter influencer at the exalted “celebrity/macro” rank. So, even though it was well after working hours on Friday evening, May 20, 2022 — as Secretary of State Antony Blinken prepared for President Biden’s first presidential trip to Asia — Ned Price was sure…

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IWP and Belmont Abbey College form partnership for international affairs education

In June 2022, The Institute of World Politics signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Belmont Abbey College in order to begin a partnership in international affairs education. Belmont Abbey College is a small Catholic college located in North Carolina and founded on Benedictine values. Through the new partnership, IWP will offer several benefits to the…

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Arms Deliveries Not Enough; Biden Needs a Ukraine Strategy

The Biden administration lacks a Ukraine strategy. Instead, it zigzags and improvises. Though it pretends otherwise, the White House seems almost entirely reactive vis-à-vis the Kremlin. In May, the administration received from Congress a $40 billion package for Ukraine. A few days ago, another billion was thrown in. Let’s retrace Joe Biden’s moves on the Ukrainian…

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A Single Sentence that Changed Foreign Policy

There was once a time, and a long one, when Latin America was the singular area of U.S. interests. The first major assertion of any U.S. foreign policy goes back to President Monroe’s Doctrine (1823), which defined the entire hemisphere as under American strategic jurisdiction.  Originally, Monroe made only a statement of interest against foreign…

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