News & Publications

Please note that the views expressed by our faculty, research fellows, students, alumni, and guest lecturers do not necessarily reflect the views of The Institute of World Politics.

Making sense of Syria

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The U.S. military withdrawal from Syria will leave Israel with no perfect choices on its northern borders.  {read more}

Trump as Kaiser: The Need for a Doctrine

By John J. Tierney, Jr.

Publication Date: Monday, January 14, 2019

President Trump's abrupt decision to relieve the 2,200 American soldiers from Syria is by-no-means life or death for global democracy, but the exaggerated reactions make it seem so. As for many of his behaviors, the style often destroys the substance.   {read more}

Who Needs the World Bank?

By Joseph Duggan

Publication Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019

NeverTrump Republicans are buoyed by a sense of opportunity following the unexpected announcement on January 7 that World Bank president Jim Yong Kim is resigning in the middle of his second five-year term.  {read more}

Should There Be a Term Limit on Interventions?

By John J. Tierney, Jr.

Publication Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019

President Trump's abrupt decision to remove American forces from Syria produced a storm of critique from all quarters, left, right, and center. Defense Secretary James Mattis resigned almost immediately, while op-ed opinion from the "mainstream" media was almost universally opposed.  {read more}

Cyber Intelligence Initiative to offer professional development courses this spring

Publication Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

This spring, IWP's Cyber Intelligence Initiative will offer several courses geared towards cyber professionals in government and industry. These courses cover topics like Insider Threats, Cyber Intelligence Analysis, Cyber Terrorism, and Cyber Strategy.  {read more}