News & Publications

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How to Steer the Saudi Crown Prince Away from a Nuclear Weapon

Washington should invite the Saudi Prince to discuss energy alternatives.

By Henry D. Sokolski, Victor Gilinsky

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

In a recent 60 Minutes interview the Saudi crown prince, the effective ruler, cast a new light on the proposed U.S.-Saudi nuclear energy cooperation agreement that he and the Trump administration would like to seal: "Without a doubt," the prince said, "if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible."  {read more}

Kosciuszko Chair commends the state of Virginia for honoring Polish heroes

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Virginia Delegate Nick Rush recently initiated a resolution in the Virginia General Assembly to honor General Casimir Pulaski in Virginia annually on October 11.  {read more}

Alumnus Spotlight: Amb. Federico Gonzalez, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Paraguay

Publication Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

"Everything I do, I do with passion for my country, my people, and in order to do my best. I have accomplished many things for my country. I put my heart in everything I do. If you put your heart in everything you do, the results will be there."  {read more}

Secretary of Defense James Mattis to speak at Commencement

Publication Date: Friday, March 16, 2018

On May 19, The Institute of World Politics will confer Master's degrees and Certificates of Graduate Study on approximately 35 graduates in the Class of 2018.  {read more}

A cautionary tale for dealing with Riyadh

By Henry D. Sokolski

Publication Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018

As Washington mulls granting Saudi Arabia a permissive civilian nuclear cooperative agreement in the name of peace and prosperity, it should understand we've been here before.   {read more}