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Prof. Aaron Danis speaks at World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth events

IWP Professor Aaron A. Danis spoke at two events this month organized by the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. Prof. Danis spoke about “Global Workforce: Careers in International Relations” at an event for young professionals and college students on January 13. Ramona Harper, a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer of the U.S. Department of…

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Paul Michael Adams (’07): Senior Intelligence Leader at DHS

“As a seasoned intelligence officer with over 23 years of experience in analysis, collection, leadership, and management, my success is rooted not only in my commitment to the tradecraft, but to the foundational principles and knowledge I gained through my IWP education. IWP taught me about the values of our democratic society, the emergence of…

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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz collaborates on new book on Pope John Paul II

IWP professor Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz has collaborated on the newly-released book A Pope for All Seasons: Testimonies Inspired by Saint John Paul II, edited by Monika Jablonska.  The book consists of reminiscences by people who knew and admired Pope John Paul II. One of these chapters consists of reflections by Dr. Chodakiewicz. In addition, Dr.…

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Qin Gang, Song Tao and ‘Special Agent Diplomacy’

In 1988, young Comrade Qin Gang (秦剛) did not graduate from the China Foreign Affairs University (外交學院), China’s training academy for diplomats. He never attended the Institute. Instead, he graduated from Beijing’s “University of International Relations” (國際關係學院) which, as I recall from early in my diplomatic career, was a campus well-known for its affiliation with…

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The White House, Image by David Mark

The President, not Congress, Should Lead the Defense Reset

The passage of the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last month offers an opportunity to reassess the future of the U.S. defense program in the context of how the U.S. should plan, program, and budget for defense throughout the period of the Great Power Competition. The willingness of Congress, for a second…

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Destroyed building in Kyiv

The Road to War

In effect, the U.S. is at war with Russia now and has been since the first shipment of aid to Ukraine arrived. There is no military action between the two, no declaration of war, but effectively we are with one side in a war. This has a number of historic precedents, and we should learn…

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Ed Chamberlayne, Vice President of Federal Programs at PRIME AE GROUP

Securing DoD Infrastructure: COL Edward P. Chamberlayne, USA (Ret.), Ph.D.

“My experience from my military career and all my educational experience to include IWP set me up to command one of the largest and most complex districts in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.” -COL Edward Chamberlayne, USA (Ret.), Ph.D. Please note: The views expressed here are those of Edward Chamberlayne and not necessarily those…

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