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IWP group attends DIA hiring event, receives job offers

Six IWP students, alumni, and interns applied to a recent hiring event with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) this past March, and, as of this August, all six received offers of employment to become DIA Intelligence Analysts or to work in mission management. IWP Career Services played a significant role in assisting the IWP group.…

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US Inspires Summer of Un-Love in Germany, Bulgaria

Over the last weekend, the Germans and the Bulgarians demonstrated against their respective governments. This seems to be an echo chamber effect of our own travails which have inspired countless Europeans to take to the streets and express their anger over their gripe de jour. In this instance, as we shall see, the Germans are quite…

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Ryan Scherba (’19) interviews DAS Matthew Palmer

IWP alumnus Ryan Scherba, editor of Balkan Insider, recently interviewed Matthew Palmer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs. The webinar garnered much attention in the Balkan region and was shared by over 25 news outlets. The discussion covered the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, coalition-building post-election in North Macedonia, misinformation and disinformation in Montenegro,…

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IWP holds 10th Annual Kościuszko Chair Spring Symposium

Via a series of webinars and lecture videos in July, IWP held its 10th Annual Kościuszko Chair Spring Symposium in honor of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel. This symposium was sponsored by the Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies and the Center for Intermarium Studies. Early Modern Polish Commanders and the Use of Combined Arms​ Dr. John Radzilowski…

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The IWP Internship Experience: Christopher F. Healey

My internship at The Institute of World Politics (IWP) has been challenging and thought-provoking. I first heard of IWP through family friends and was eager to intern at a graduate school dedicated to preparing students to confront the most pressing national security challenges facing the U.S. The class audit and research experiences exposed me to…

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How Has COVID-19 Damaged Global Energy Security?

On Monday, June 22nd, The Institute of World Politics hosted a webinar entitled “COVID-19 and Global Energy Security,” led by Dr. Sara Vakhshouri and Mr. C. Derek Campbell. About the Speakers Dr. Sara Vakhshouri is the founder and president of SVB Energy International, a strategic energy consulting firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and Dubai.…

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The IWP Internship Experience: Francesco Storm

The summer of 2020 brought with it a host of new challenges for everyone. However, I was fortunate enough to be accepted to IWP’s summer internship program before the chaos ensued and never once felt that my position at the Institute would be in jeopardy. IWP proved to me that it is committed to the…

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Prof. Rebeccah Heinrichs interviews Hon. Christopher A. Ford on U.S. Policy and the Missile Technology Control Regime

During the afternoon of Friday, July 24th, at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C., IWP Professor Rebeccah Heinrichs interviewed Dr. Christopher Ford on the recent United States policy reform in regards to the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). Dr. Ford is the Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, and he was welcomed…

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Thinking Hard About Missile Defense

Last month, Prime Minister Abe ignited a trans-Pacific debate over how best to protect Japan from North Korean missile attack by canceling Aegis Ashore—the largest joint missile defense program ever attempted by Washington and Tokyo. Now U.S. and Japanese military planners are scrambling to come up with alternatives, including floating Aegis missile defenses on barges or preemptively attacking North Korean launchers…

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