The case for humanitarian intervention in Ukraine

A humanitarian mission in Ukraine? What a great idea. Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations recently drafted, circulated, then abruptly pulled a draft resolution calling for humanitarian intervention in Ukraine against an unspecified threat. The resolution called for protecting civilians “in vulnerable situations” and providing safe passage for humanitarian aid workers. Read more at the Washington Examiner

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Mario M. Kranjac

Mario M. Kranjac joins the IWP Board of Trustees

IWP is pleased to welcome Mario M. Kranjac to its Board of Trustees. An IWP parent, Mr. Kranjac brings decades of experience from work in both the public sector as a civil servant, and in the private sector as an attorney and venture capitalist. “We are very pleased that Mario has joined the Board,” said…

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Russian Invasion of Ukraine Spotlights the Dangers of Nuclear Reactors in War

The United States decided decades ago that nuclear reactors could not be defended from military attacks. Now, reactors in Ukraine are coming under fire during Russia’s invasion. Just as the terrorist attacks on 9/11 required a reexamination of how best to protect against terrorist airplane hijackings, Russia’s military assault on Ukrainian nuclear plants raises questions…

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Ukraine: Gains for China, worries for Israel

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine looks like another chapter in the rise of China and the waning of the U.S. As for Israel, its interests do not justify its ambivalence. Russian President Putin undoubtedly expected that his unprovoked invasion of Ukraine would be over in 48 hours at the most, with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy fleeing the…

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Statecraft Journal 2021

IWP students launch Statecraft website

IWP students have launched a new website, Statecraft,  which includes IWP’s two student journals, Statecraft and Active Measures, as well as additional content created by IWP students, alumni, and select guest contributors. The latest papers published on this hub include an article entitled “Notes & Thoughts on W. Chambers’ Witness,” by IWP M.A. candidate Sebastian Smeureanu…

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IWP Alexander Hamilton Society

IWP introduces new student-led chapter of The Alexander Hamilton Society

On Wednesday, March 9, IWP hosted its first official meeting of our new student-led chapter of The Alexander Hamilton Society. The non-partisan, not-for-profit, national organization seeks to identify, educate, and launch young men and women into foreign policy and national security careers imbued with the Hamiltonian perspective of strong and principled American leadership in global…

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Commemorating Shanghai, Narnia

On Monday, February 28, 2022, the Department of State press spokesman addressed a question relating to “Narnia National Day,” an issue that will become clear below. Earlier that same day, Wang Wenbin (汪文彬), the press spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that “this morning, the Meeting in Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary…

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Photo by Mirek Pruchnicki, Ukrainian children are fleeing Russian aggression. Przemyśl, Poland 27-02-2022

Guests not Refugees: Massive grassroots humanitarian action in Poland supporting the Ukrainian war refugees

Above: Ukrainian children fleeing Russian aggression, Przemyśl, Poland, February 27, 2022. Photo by Mirek Pruchnicki. The article below was written by Maria Juczewska (’19), who is currently living in Poland.  Putin launched another offensive against Ukraine on February 24. It prompted a massive flight of vulnerable Ukrainians towards the borders, mostly mothers with children and…

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IWP holds Ukraine briefing for IWP Chancellor’s Council members

On March 10, IWP held a briefing exclusively for Chancellor’s Council members on the current situation in Ukraine with three faculty panelists: Founder, Chancellor, and President Emeritus Dr. John Lenczowski, who formerly served as Director of European and Soviet Affairs at the National Security Council; Interim Dean and former special assistant in the Office of…

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