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What is Russia doing in the Central African Republic?

By Thomas Flichy de La Neuville

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The diplomatic offensive that has just been led by Vladimir Putin in the Central African Republic, which takes the form of an arms donation to Central Africa, accompanied by training actions, raises the question of its longevity.  {read more}

The Dechristianization of France during the French Revolution

By Alberto M. Piedra

Publication Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

Little doubt remains among scholars as to the dechristianization of France during the French Revolution. This may not have been the objective of the intellectual founders of the revolutionary movement of 1789 which swept over the land of Joan of Arc, causing havoc to all sectors of French society and the death of thousands of Frenchmen.   {read more}

Jean Paul Sartre and the intellectual elites in the Paris of the 20th Century

By Alberto M. Piedra

Publication Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

No one should go to Paris without visiting the Quartier Latin in La Rive Gauge, especially the famous café Les Deux Magots and the café de Flore in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area of the city.   {read more}

IWP to raise tuition for first time in a decade

Applicants to MA program may secure lower tuition rate before February 1

Publication Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018

For the first time in ten years, IWP tuition will raise its tuition rate for its Master of Arts programs. In fall 2018, tuition will increase from $1,100 to $1,200 per credit hour.  {read more}

On Iran, follow Reagan's example

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018

Planning and forceful implementation can bring down the ayatollahs as it did the Soviet bloc.  {read more}