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The Holocaust, the Poles, and World War II Memory

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

A hurricane of recrimination has erupted between Poland and Israel. It all started because the Poles are sick and tired of hearing the scurrilous slander of "Polish concentration camps."   {read more}

Marek Chodakiewicz discusses labor camps, concentration camps, and death camps on PolskieRadio

By Marley Dubrow

Publication Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018

On August 24th of 2017, Professor Marek Chodakiewicz was featured on PolskieRadio in a brief interview to discuss the differences between forced labor camps, concentration camps, and death camps used by regimes in recent history.  {read more}

A Poorly Negotiated Saudi Nuclear Deal Could Damage Future Regional Relationships

By Henry D. Sokolski, William Tobey

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018

As George Orwell once observed, some ideas are so absurd that only the intelligentsia could hold them; ordinary people would not be so foolish.   {read more}

Turner, Sorley, and Moyar Discuss the Mistakes in the Burns-Novick Vietnam War Documentary

By Anshul Rajwanshi

Publication Date: Monday, February 5, 2018

On Monday, January 23, 2018, three scholars of the Vietnam War came together at The Institute of World Politics to discuss the new documentary The Vietnam War by film directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.  {read more}

The Tragedy of American Education: The Role of John Dewey

By Alberto M. Piedra

Publication Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018

The well-known American philosopher John Dewey was probably the most influential of all modern American educationalists whose tendencies towards socialization and secularism are quite apparent in all of his work.   {read more}

Strategic Communications and the Polish Government

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Strategic communications means purveying a specific narrative tailored to achieve a strategic goal. Essentially, Poland does not have strategic communications capabilities either at home or abroad.  {read more}

IWP student Matthew O'Brien debates immigration policy on The Brian Lehrer Show

Publication Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Matthew O'Brien, an IWP student and director of research at the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), was featured on The Brian Lehrer Show on January 24th, 2018.  {read more}

Lech Walesa: Communist secret police informant

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Regarding Drew Hinshaw and Marcus Walker's "Poland's New Nationalist Leaders Erasing Lech Walesa [sic] from History" (Wall Street Journal, 22 January 2018), it is incontrovertible that Poland's erstwhile hero of "Solidarity," Lech Wałęsa, was a Communist secret police informer in the 1970s.  {read more}

IWP partners with Duke University Program in American Grand Strategy

Publication Date: Monday, January 29, 2018

IWP and Duke University's Program in American Grand Strategy (AGS), an interdisciplinary initiative across Duke University that aims to "prepare the next generation of strategists by studying past generations and interacting with current strategic leaders," recently signed a partnership agreement focused on educating the next generation of leaders in national security and international affairs.  {read more}

Dr. Anne Bradley Argues that Economic Freedom is Part of Fighting Terrorism

Publication Date: Monday, January 29, 2018

On Thursday, January 26, 2018, Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley gave a lecture to The Institute of World Politics about economic freedom and how economic freedom can help in the effort against terrorism.   {read more}

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