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Don’t dismiss Trump’s assertion of presidential power to declassify information

The country is focused on the Jan. 6 committee’s criminal referral of former President Trump to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for four alleged crimes, including inciting and abetting an insurrection. But Trump’s decision to stash classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago residence continues to be investigated by DOJ. Although not rising to the level of insurrection, the…

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Ann-Elise Quinn (’15) discusses fighting human trafficking in China

On December 13, IWP alumna Ann-Elise Quinn, who is currently working at Thomson Reuters Special Services, participated in a panel discussion on “Strategies to Fight Human Trafficking in China.” The event was sponsored by Freedom Collaborative and Justice Ventures International.  During the event, Ann-Elise discussed her research on forced labor in China and the identification…

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Nathalie Vogel discusses disinformation against Ukraine

Former IWP Kosciuszko Chair Fellow Nathalie Vogel gave a lecture on the topic of “‘National Security and Propaganda. The role of disinformation against Ukraine in the hybrid warfare of the Russian Federation” at the Georg-August University of Göttingen on November 30. The lecture, which was given in German, clarified the terminology related to hybrid warfare…

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Anne Bradley speaking at IWP Chancellor's Council Meeting in 2021

IWP and The Fund for American Studies forge partnership for IR and national security education

Above: Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley, IWP Professor of Economics and George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education and vice president of academic affairs at TFAS, giving a lecture at IWP’s 2021 Chancellor’s Council Meeting. This fall, IWP and The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) signed an agreement to further their partnership in international relations…

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How to counter China’s military ambition

Under Xi Jinping, the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong, Chinese aggression toward other nations is coinciding with Beijing’s increased repression domestically. Making matters more challenging, China is backing Russian imperialism against Ukraine with the goal of weakening and breaking up NATO. Read the full article at The Washington Examiner

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Group shot of guests at the MCPA Dinner at IWP, December 2022

Military Cyber Professionals Association Advisors gather for annual dinner at IWP

On December 2, the leadership of the Military Cyber Professionals Association (MCPA) gathered at IWP for its Annual Advisor’s Dinner Meeting. MCPA is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to developing American military cyber professionals and investing in our nation’s future through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. The event was organized in part by…

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Three Pillars of America’s Taiwan policy, or maybe four

As all are aware by now, United States policy toward Taiwan is guided by three canonical texts: the Taiwan Relations Act, the Three Joint Communiques, and the Six Assurances. But the State Department now seems to be working with a fourth document which goes by the bland name of “state telegram number 87604” of June…

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