A view from the Reagan Ranch

A Visit to Ronald Reagan’s “Ranch in the Sky”

The Silicon Valley Chancellor’s Council visits the Reagan Ranch near Santa Barbara. Who was Ronald Reagan, really?  On Tuesday and Wednesday, June 8 and 9, 2021, a group of 21 Chancellor’s Council members and IWP officers got a window into the character and personality of our 40th President, when they toured his idyllic Rancho del…

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Dr. James Anderson

Dr. James H. Anderson appointed new President of IWP

The Institute of World Politics (IWP) is pleased to announce that Dr. James H. Anderson will join IWP as President beginning on July 19th.  IWP is a graduate school of national security, intelligence, and international affairs located in Washington, D.C. with a satellite campus in Reston, Virginia.  It specializes in teaching all the instruments of…

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A Gigantic Polish Conspiracy?

The August Trials: The Holocaust and Postwar Justice in Poland by Andrew Kornbluth Reviewed by Marek Jan Chodakiewicz In The August Trials: The Holocaust and Postwar Justice in Poland (Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 2021), Andrew Kornbluth argues that whereas the “Nazis” did kill the bulk of Poland’s (and Europe’s) Jews, the rest, perhaps over 200,000,…

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Two silent but deadly global threats

Insufficient attention is being paid to cyber terrorism, and to the debt time-bomb that will not spare even the most thrifty country. We all know about, read about, watch and hear about the many perils that surround Israel: Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, etc. There is also much ado about Israel’s domestic threats, including…

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Rumsfeld Fellows 2021-22

Three IWP students receive Rumsfeld Fellowships for the 2021-22 academic year

Three students from The Institute of World Politics – Wainwright Clarke, Kyle Kessler, and Francisco Pérez – have received prestigious Rumsfeld Fellowships for the 2021-22 academic year. Rumsfeld Fellows are selected based on recommendations by professors at institutions across the country who serve as advisors for the program. The Rumsfeld Fellowship offers recipients financial support…

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The Czechs in the Game

Things are usually mellow in Czechia, our landlocked NATO ally, but not lately. In the past few months, the Czechs have managed to pick a major fight with Russia over spying, to posture to oust their president, and to quarrel with the Poles over environmental pollution. The Russian business impacts America the most. In October…

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Jonathan Earles

Jonathan Earles (’19): Foreign Affairs Officer at the Department of State

Jonathan Earles (’19) came to IWP with professional experience in law enforcement and intelligence, and he appreciated taking classes with faculty members who had done what they teach. After “doors were opened” for him at IWP, Jonathan joined the State Department, where he is currently serving as a Foreign Affairs Officer in the Bureau of…

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