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Review of “Intelligence in the National Security Enterprise: An Introduction”

The latest edition of the American Intelligence Journal contains a book review by Prof. Aaron Danis of Intelligence in the National Security Enterprise: An Introduction by Roger Z. George. The review appears on page 166 of the Volume 29 Number 1 of the journal, which may be found here. The American Intelligence Journal is a…

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Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska brought the human side of the war to US

Volodymyr Zelensky looks like a warrior, ready and able to defend hearth and home if we will only send him the weapons to do it. He well articulates Russia’s assault, the meaning of the war for Europe and NATO, and what Ukraine needs to stop Russia’s imperialism. First Lady Olena Zelenska, speaking to Congress on Wednesday, brought…

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Reform the Israel Police

A string of recent incidents shows how ill-adapted Israel Police is to its task. It must change before things get out of hand. In my last column, I wrote about the necessity of a reform in the Israeli political system and government structure. This column is about a governmental agency that requires reform equally urgently:…

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Putin Unlikely to Let Up on Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin has no incentive to stop the war in Ukraine. He has no reason to seek a peaceful settlement. After its initial failures of an all-out invasion, Russia’s military performance has significantly improved. The Russians have regrouped and proceed incrementally. Everywhere the Russian forces deploy their pincer movements, isolating, encircling, and overwhelming the…

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New Faculty July 2022

IWP welcomes three new full-time faculty members: Dr. Anne Bradley, Dr. Christopher C. Harmon, and Prof. Dennis Teti

This summer, IWP welcomed three new full-time professors. Dr. Anne Bradley and Dr. Christopher C. Harmon were previously adjunct professors at IWP. Prof. Dennis Teti has joined IWP as a new faculty member. This fall, Dr. Bradley will teach Economics for Foreign Policy Makers. Dr. Harmon will teach Military Strategy: Theory and Practice, both in…

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United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British prime minister Winston Churchill, and their advisors in Casablanca, 1943

What “Made” the Twentieth Century?

Above: United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British prime minister Winston Churchill, and their advisors in Casablanca, 1943. The verb “made” in the title is meant to describe the main activity or set of related events that were responsible for the chief accomplishments of the time period. The Twentieth Century is almost universally recognized as the “greatest” period…

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Dr. Mark Clifford discusses his book Today Hong Kong, Tomorrow the World

Dr. Mark Clifford gave a lecture on his book, Today Hong Kong, Tomorrow the World, on February 24, 2022 as a part of the Asia Initiative Lecture Series. During the lecture, Dr. Clifford analyzed Beijing’s crackdown on Hong Kong. By using Hong Kong as a case study, Dr. Clifford identified China’s motives, rationale, and strategy.…

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How the Taliban Can Be Tempered as it Tries to Govern

This article was co-authored by Dr. Saba Sattar, who received her Doctor of Statecraft and National Security from IWP in 2022. The Taliban will remain the dominant political and military force in Afghanistan for the foreseeable future. Any remaining domestic opposition, from either the so-called Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) or the National Resistance Front…

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