U.S. Elections 2020: The United States in Afghanistan

This article was written by IWP student Arash Yaqin.  The February U.S.-Taliban agreement paved the way for an ending to America’s “endless wars” and the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. The two-decade war, which cost the United States nearly 2,500 American lives and more than two trillion dollars, with arguably limited success, is considered the longest military engagement…

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IWP alumnus hosts webinar on Kosovo-Serbia meeting

Ryan Scherba (IWP Class of 2019) of Balkan Insider hosted a webinar with Serbia’s Chief Negotiator for the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue, Mr. Marko Djuric. Mr. Djuric gave an inside perspective on some of the signed documents and discussions from Washington, D.C. that took place in early September. Mr. Djuric discussed the fact that Serbian President Aleksandar…

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Armenians and Azeris At It Again; US Should Stay Out

A low-level war has broken out anew between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the southeast of the Intermarium, in the Caucasus, just east of the Black Sea. Both sides blame each other for the outbreak of the hostilities. This unfrozen conflict is simply a continuity of the previous ones that have plagued the area since the First…

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Dr. Rebeccah Heinrichs explains Chinese missile strategy in the Pacific and other challenges to American national security

In an interview with The Epoch Times’ Jan Jekielek first published on September 24th, 2020, IWP adjunct professor Rebeccah Heinrichs discussed the multitude of threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party and Russia. An expert in missile defense and nuclear deterrence, Dr. Heinrichs contended that the Chinese Communist Party is the greatest threat to the…

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The Boston Police Strike, A Harbinger for Today?

Boston On September 9, 1919, the Boston police force went on strike against what the police union called poor labor and wage conditions. The strike lasted five days and to this day represents the first and only organized police strike in American history. But considering the conditions in cities today, with calls for defunding and…

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Bust of Alexander Hamilton by created by Karen Laub-Novak

Bust of Alexander Hamilton donated by Mary Ann Novak

Mary Ann Novak recently donated a bust of Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury, to The Institute of World Politics. This bust was created by Karen Laub-Novak, an established, well-known, and widely recognized artist and the wife of Michael Novak. Mr. Novak was an influential author, philosopher, theologian, and analyst of society and…

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