What Happens When American-Style Lawsuits Go Global

A shorter version of this article was published by Newsmax. Suing is so American; others learn from us, including in the Intermarium, the lands between Black, Baltic, and Adriatic Seas. On occasion, the Three Seas region citizens even seek justice in American courts. Sometimes we sue at home in the U.S. to obtain a ruling…

Read More ›

Leaps of Faith book cover

Amb. M. Osman Siddique talks with IWP students and alumni about his book “Leaps of Faith”

On Wednesday, February 3, 2021, Ambassador M. Osman Siddique spoke with IWP students and alumni about his book Leaps of Faith: An Immigrant’s Odyssey of Struggle, Success, and Service to his Country. He discussed American exceptionalism and his personal experiences of serving in the State Department as an immigrant and the first Muslim U.S. Ambassador.…

Read More ›

A Czech Colt

A Czech arms company has bought America’s classic Colt. It is not a joke; it is a sign of times at several levels. First, American brands still have the magic. Second, foreigners feel safe enough to invest in American products. Third, at least at this level, capitalism works. And fourth, Czechia has come into its…

Read More ›

Turkey’s Nuclear Reactor: A Tempting Target?

Accurate missiles and drones could knock down critical electrical supply lines to Turkey’s nuclear reactor and destroy its emergency generators, nuclear control rooms, reactor containment buildings, and spent reactor fuel buildings. Although it got little attention from the U.S. media, an explosion late last month at a Turkish nuclear power plant construction site raised eyebrows in…

Read More ›

Growing Azerbaijani–Central Asian Ties Likely to Trigger Conflicts With Russia and Iran

Azerbaijan’s victory in the Second Karabakh War (September 29–November 9) has had a transformative effect on the country. It not only changed the attitudes of its population, whose members now feel themselves to be heroes rather than victims (see EDM, January 21), but also bolstered the diplomatic weight and possibilities of the Azerbaijani government in its…

Read More ›

Biden Should End U.S. Hypocrisy on Israeli Nukes

For decades, U.S. presidents have pledged not to talk about Israel’s nuclear arsenal despite pushing for nonproliferation in the region. It’s time for Washington to end the double standard. Until Feb. 17, U.S. President Joe Biden had delayed making the usual post-inauguration ceremonial call to the Israeli prime minister. Washington insiders concluded that the apparent…

Read More ›

Lawrence Buckley

Lawrence Buckley (’07) appointed Director of the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group

Lawrence Buckley (’07), who has been serving in the FBI’s Senior Executive Service, most recently as a senior director on the staff of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB), has recently been appointed Director of the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG). According to its website, “The High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG) is a three-agency entity—FBI,…

Read More ›

IWP Army Fellows 2015

IWP receives the 2021-2022 Military Friendly Schools Award

On February 17th, it was announced that IWP received the prestigious 2021-2022 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…

Read More ›