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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz and Dr. Tomasz Sommer awarded Mackiewicz Prize

On November 10, 2022, at a ceremony in Warsaw, IWP professor Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, IWP Non-Resident Research Professor Dr. Tomasz Sommer, and Dr. Ewa Stankiewicz have been recognized with the prestigious Mackiewicz Prize for their two-volume study of the massacre in Jedwabne. The work, entitled Jedwabne. Historia prawdziwa, examines the circumstances surrounding the 1941…

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Marek Chodakiewicz speaking at Clash of Civilizations Conference

Poland: Nation and Migration

Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz delivered this lecture at the “Clash of Civilizations” conference, a European Parliament event, in Warsaw, Poland, on 26 November 2022.  In early 1939, Professor Wincenty Lutosławski, a leading Christian Nationalist (Endek) philosopher, in his opus The Mission of the Polish Nation (Posłannictwo polskiego narodu), insisted that “To the Polish nation there…

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Game map closeup in which ISIS propaganda exploits civilian casualties

IWP future, current, and past students participate in the ISIS Crisis simulation

“I’ve written policy essays throughout my academic career; ISIS Crisis actually offers students and interns the opportunity to put their strategies into practice.” – IWP Intern Lucy Mathews, Team Kurds On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Professor Aaron A. Danis held his annual ISIS Crisis exercise, which is a graded exercise in the Violent Non-State Actors…

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A tale of two elections

Both elections will seriously affect the future trajectory of Israel and the U.S., as well as their relations with each other. On November 1st, Israelis went to the polls, and one week later, Americans did the same in the midterm elections. Both elections proved to be very significant, and both will seriously affect the future…

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Prof. Al Santoli with guerillas in the mountains of Mindanao

Prof. Al Santoli to bring experience in cultural diplomacy to his course this spring

Prof. Al Santoli will bring extensive experience in cultural diplomacy and socio-economic strategies to the classroom this spring when he teaches his course on Counterterrorism through Cultural Engagement and Development (IWP 670). Specifically, Prof. Santoli will share some of his recent, practical experience in cultural and medical diplomacy.  He will also explain how his models…

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Dr. Matthew Daniels’ work recognized in article on women’s rights

In a recent article for The Hill entitled “Muslim women rising: Challenging discrimination and oppression,” author Naheed Esar cites Dr. Matthew Daniels‘ work in promoting human rights through initiatives such as the Human Rights Network and Universal Rights Academy as a way that digital technology has been used for good. Read the article at The Hill

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Nuclear War Is Averted After Stray Missile Hits Poland

A stray missile from the east crossed Poland’s eastern border and hit a nearby village of Przewodów, near Hurbieszów in the Lublin region, killing two people on Nov. 15. This is a big deal for a number of reasons, including primarily a possibility of a nuclear war and American perception in the world. Read the full article at Newsmax

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Fonts and Murchisons host luncheon for IWP supporters in Dallas

On November 1, Carlos E. and Regina Fonts and Burk and Elise Murchison hosted a “Texas Roundup” luncheon for nearly 25 supporters and friends of The Institute of World Politics at the Park City Club in Dallas. Therese Moncrief assisted with the organization of the event. At the event, guests heard remarks about IWP’s mission…

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