News & Publications

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Four staff members receive promotions

Publication Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Four members of the IWP administration have been promoted this month based on continued success in their roles.  {read more}

New courses on violent non-state actors and nuclear deterrence to be offered this summer

By Anshul Rajwanshi

Publication Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The Institute of World Politics (IWP) is announcing two new courses in national security for the second session of the summer 2018 semester. IWP Professor Aaron A. Danis will be teaching Violent Non-State Actors in Today's Security Environment (IWP 683). Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Rebeccah L. Heinrichs will join the IWP faculty to teach Nuclear Deterrence and Arms Control (IWP 684). Both are two credit-courses.  {read more}


By Thomas Flichy de La Neuville

Publication Date: Sunday, March 25, 2018

Present times are marked by a striking contrast between tremendous technological acceleration and the paralysis of decision-makers. How can we explain this gap?  {read more}

John Lenczowski discusses public diplomacy at the Heritage Foundation

Publication Date: Friday, March 23, 2018

On March 20, 2018, Dr. John Lenczowski participated in The Heritage Foundation's panel discussion on "Public Diplomacy Challenges for the Trump Administration." The Institute of World Politics has been instructing its students on the "war of ideas" in foreign policy for many years, and this subject has recently been an increasingly prominent debate topic in the world of foreign policy.  {read more}

Dr. John Lenczowski and Dr. Gilbert Rozman discuss the upcoming U.S.-DPRK summit

By Anshul Rajwanshi

Publication Date: Friday, March 23, 2018

On March 21, 2018, Dr. John Lenczowski, founder and president of The Institute of World Politics (IWP), and Dr. Gilbert Rozman, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), spoke with Ms. Greta Van Susteren of Voice of America about important considerations regarding the upcoming summit between President Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong-Un of North Korea. President Trump recently accepted an invitation to meet with Kim Jong-Un in the near future.  {read more}

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}

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