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Amb. Nathaniel Fick, inaugural U.S. Ambassador at Large for Cyberspace and Digital Policy, speaking at IWP

Inaugural U.S. Cyber Ambassador speaks at IWP

For the first time since September 2019, The Institute of World Politics (IWP) hosted its semi-annual Cyber Embassy Night (CEN). Occurring on Friday, November 5, 2022, the event included a number of diplomats, academics, and professionals coming together to discuss and conduct cyber diplomacy. Representatives from dozens of embassies and organizations attended the event. The…

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IWP hosts Strategic Leadership Seminar

From September 27-30, IWP hosted a Strategic Leadership Seminar for a group of personnel and contractors from Ft. Bragg. The seminar was broken up into three main themes: the art of statecraft, the strategic environment, and policy challenges. The specific lecture topics by IWP faculty members included the Constitution and U.S. foreign policy; an overview…

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IWP students with Dr. Peter Berkowitz

Dr. Peter Berkowitz speaks with IWP AHS Chapter

The Alexander Hamilton Society – IWP Chapter recently hosted a lecture for students with Dr. Peter Berkowitz on the topic of “American Grand Strategy and China.” Dr. Berkowitz formerly served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the Secretary of State.…

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How to stop Israel’s endless elections

Restoring stability to Israel’s political system requires a couple of fundamental reforms. Ho-hum, another election coming up. Will the cycle never end? Will a stable government finally be formed? And finally, does it matter? After all, the economic, military and international situations are all pretty good to excellent, and as an Israeli friend once told…

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Attendees at the launch of the Andrew Young HBCU scholarship program

Dr. Matthew Daniels attends launch of Andrew Young HBCU scholarship program

On October 28th, IWP professor Dr. Matthew Daniels celebrated the launch of the new Andrew Young HBCU scholarship program at an event at the Atlanta University Consortium library next to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s alma mater, Morehouse College. Dr. Daniels originated the idea for this scholarship. This scholarship aims to support students who attend…

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Another Genocide: Russia kidnaps Ukraine’s children

Russia is likely guilty of an abundance of war crimes in the past and now, but here is one that deserves more attention: the crime of abducting children on an industrial scale. By some reports, the number of Ukrainian children forcibly taken to Russia exceeds 200,000. Let’s examine the war crime aspect of these abductions…

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Anjuli Ribarevski

NMIF awards scholarship to Anjuli Ribarevski

The National Military Intelligence Foundation (NMIF) has awarded IWP M.A. candidate Anjuli Ribarevski one of its prestigious scholarships. This scholarship will help Anjuli pursue her M.A. in Statecraft and National Security Affairs with a specialization in Intelligence Studies. Anjuli has extensive experience studying Russian through formal education, living in Narva, Estonia and as a former…

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Vangala Ram

Vangala Ram joins IWP as instructor for Cyber Intelligence Initiative

Vangala Ram, an intelligence and Foreign Service professional who was one of IWP’s earliest students in 1992, has joined IWP’s Cyber Intelligence Initiative team as an instructor. This fall, he taught a course on “Intelligence and the Law” for IWP in Africa. Mr. Ram recently retired from the U.S. Foreign Service as a Senior FSO,…

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