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Foreign embassy professional benefits from Cyber Intelligence Initiative program at IWP

IWP’s Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) comprises a series of lectures and skill-building workshops that help individuals understand the relationship between cyberspace and intelligence, counterintelligence, and national security. An assistant defense and naval attaché at a foreign embassy, “Brian,”* is the first person to have completed the entire program. Brian came to the program with a…

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Three longtime staff members receive promotions

IWP is pleased to announce that three members of the IWP administration have been promoted this month based on continued success in their roles. Jason Johnsrud has been promoted to the role of Dean of Students and Senior Vice President. Jason has worked at IWP since January 2000, where he has been serving as one…

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A Feminist Gulag

Marxist and feminist historian Katherine R. Jolluck may very well be a pioneer in applying her radical ideology to Polish studies in English. She has resolved, alas, to practice her deeply convoluted methodology on the history of Polish women in Stalin’s Gulag.  In her Exile and Identity: Polish Women in The Soviet Union During World War…

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Luanne Zurlo joins the IWP Board of Trustees

IWP is pleased to welcome Luanne D. Zurlo as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Zurlo is the Executive Director and General Partner of Seton Education Partners, where she leads the Brilla Charter School Network and the El Camino afterschool Catholic faith program in the Bronx. Prior to joining Seton, Luanne was…

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Whither NATO at 75? There Should Be Celebration

No major war has ravaged Europe since 1945 because of the United States, aka NATO. Yet, the defense pact’s 75th anniversary has passed without much fanfare. And there is quite a bit to celebrate. Although the European Union claims that national sovereignty must disappear to preserve peace, the EU has no army to defend the continent.…

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IWP alumnus and professor speak at event on the South Caucasus

On February 2, 2021, U.S Army Cultural and Area Studies Office Command and General Staff College presented an event named “Geopolitics and Great Power Competition in the South Caucasus.” It was hosted virtually at the Lewis and Clark Center in Fort Leavenworth Kansas.  This event was organized and mediated by former IWP student Dr. Mahir…

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Coast of Navassa Island, photo by U.S. Geological Survey

Navassa: America’s Forgotten Caribbean Island

This paper was written by Nick Pietrowicz for Geography and Strategy (IWP 634) with Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz. Mr. Pietrowicz is a Supervisory Special Agent with the State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service.  He has served overseas tours in Haiti, Afghanistan, Moldova, Chad, Angola, and Australia.  For the 2020 academic year, he is a State Department…

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iPhone with social media apps

Big Tech vs. the Intermarium

A shorter version of this article was posted by Newsmax.  Big Tech lords it over our lives, locking us out, shutting down our profiles, and impeding our virtual business or political operations at will.  The regular folks fight back by leaving; techies and alt-venture capitalists by setting up alternative media venues; and states, like Florida,…

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Steinhauser saluting MG Bodisch, TXSG OCS Graduation Class 20

Service in Texas State Guard inspired by IWP Career Services

Above: Brendan is pinned by his father with the rank of 2nd Lt. at his TXSG OCS graduation ceremony. “I really appreciate your help and support. You pointed me in the right direction, and I’m so glad I joined the Texas State Guard.” -Brendan Steinhauser (’13) to IWP Career Services Director Derrick Dortch Brendan Steinhauser…

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