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The Top Twelve Statements on U.S. Foreign Policy

Below are the “top twelve” statements on foreign policy that I consider “critical” to an understanding of how America went from an isolated set of Atlantic-coast colonies to a global “superpower” in approximately two centuries. It is important to remember that these are “arbitrary” (“subjective”) and that they represent only tiny segments of the full…

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IWP welcomes new Director of Accounting, promotes two staff members

IWP is very pleased to welcome Walter Brown as the new Director of Accounting for IWP. In addition, Tim Stebbins has been promoted to Senior Vice President for Graduate Recruitment, and Adèle Hartswick has been promoted to Academic Affairs Coordinator. Walter Brown, IWP’s new Director of Accounting, joined the IWP team after working for three…

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“Walking-Back” President Biden’s Taiwan Policy?

In the clandestine services they used to say, “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time, it is enemy action.” In the diplomatic services, “the fourth time the President of the United States says something, it’s policy.” During a painful post-Afghanistan evacuation interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on August 19, 2021, President Joe…

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Europe’s rightward shift could bring pro-American allies if conservatives follow Reagan platform

Recent elections in Sweden and Italy have returned rightist, populist, nationalist, and conservative majorities. There are other similar governments in Europe. Can working with them be in America’s national interest? For some, the answer is no. Led by The New York Times, much of the mass media howled, you guessed it, “fascism!” and even “Nazism!”. Read more…

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IWP partners with Universidad el Bosque in Bogota, Colombia

In October 2022, The Institute of World Politics signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Universidad el Bosque in Bogota, Colombia. In addition to offering El Bosque students and faculty tuition discounts on IWP’s online curriculum, IWP will work with the university’s Office of International Collaboration to pursue grants supporting U.S./Colombian educational partnerships. Christine Balling,…

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Why is Biden giving up on nuclear deterrence?

What’s more alarming than President Trump trying to frighten Kim Jong-un with “fire and fury”? President Biden trying to frighten Americans with Putin. “I don’t think there’s any such thing as the ability to easily [use] a tactical nuclear weapon and not end up with Armageddon,” the president riffed at a New York fundraiser, while…

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Dr. Matt Daniels discusses his MLK educational initiative at Harvard

Above, left to right: Coach Tommy Amaker, Coach Clint Bryant, Congressman Joe Kennedy III, Dr. Matthew Daniels, Dr. Vern Howard  On October 12, IWP professor Dr. Matthew Daniels presented his Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Initiative at the Harvard Breakfast Club. The MLK initiative is an educational campaign to raise up a new generation of…

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IWP launches China Asia Program

On Thursday, October 13, IWP celebrated the launch of its new China Asia Program with a lecture by Dr. Amanda Won, the new director of the program, on the topic of “The Evolution of North Korean Espionage.” The China Asia Program is a new initiative which encompasses academic courses, extracurricular lectures, and research about China…

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Douglas MacKinnon and Stephen T. Sargeant join the IWP Board of Trustees

IWP is pleased to welcome Douglas MacKinnon and Stephen T. Sargeant to its Board of Trustees. Mr. MacKinnon brings ample experience from work in both the public sector as a writer for the White House under the Bush and Reagan administrations and private sector as a consultant, reporter, and principal of two law firms. A…

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