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Meet Moises Benhabib, Class of 2015

Publication Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Moises Benhabib may have graduated only recently, but his career development has found solid foundations since well before his commencement.  {read more}

Shankar Singham discusses economics and the alleviation of poverty around the world

By Heather Thompson

Publication Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015

On Monday June 22, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Shankar A. Singham to discuss anti-competitive market distortions, the importance and potential impact of their reduction, and how we should implement such measures. In particular, he discussed his Competitiveness and Enterprise Cities Project, which deals with these issues.  {read more}

Iran: It will be no deal or a bad deal

The negotiations with Iran only get more confusing, but in any case the outcome is unlikely to be good.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Monday, June 22, 2015

When Secretary of State John Kerry hobbles into the meeting room on June 30th with his colleagues from Great Britain, Germany, France, China and Russia for the latest of their "negotiations" with the Iranians, which have now stretched on for a year and a half, he will be facing a situation that has become even more complex and confusing than ever.  {read more}

IWP president John Lenczowski speaks at PSFCU scholarship ceremony

By Katie Tomkiewicz

Publication Date: Friday, June 19, 2015

IWP President John Lenczowski showed his support for the Polish-American community by addressing the distinguished Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union scholarship recipients in New York and Fairfield on June 3rd and 4th.  {read more}

Tanel Sepp discusses Estonia as a digital society

By Basia Armstrong

Publication Date: Friday, June 19, 2015

On June 18, Mr. Tanel Sepp, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Estonian Embassy in Washington, D.C., delivered a lecture titled "Estonia as a Digital Society: From Ideas to Reality." The lecture focused on how Estonia has become a leader in the areas of cybersecurity and digitalization.   {read more}

Cryptography and Trust: Estonia and the Modern Information Society

By Patrick Gallagher

Publication Date: Monday, June 15, 2015

On June 10, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Andres Kütt, Head Software Architect, and Liina Areng, Head of International Relations, both of the Estonian Information System Authority to speak on the state of cyber security globally, as well as their country's pioneering transition to electronic governance  {read more}

IWP celebrates three years with IRC

Publication Date: Monday, June 15, 2015

This summer, The Institute for Responsible Citizenship is partnering with The Institute of World Politics to offer IRC scholars the Lynde & Harry Bradley Seminar on Constitutional and Economic Principles, taught by Robert Bland, a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Maryland.  {read more}

Former DIA Director LTG Michael Flynn to speak at Silver Anniversary Gala and Chancellor's Dinner

Publication Date: Friday, June 12, 2015

Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn (Ret.) will deliver the keynote speech at IWP's Silver Anniversary Gala and Chancellor's Dinner.  {read more}

Potential Israeli dilemmas: one Saudi, one Chinese

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Friday, June 12, 2015

Israel may find itself between having to pursue its narrow interests and upholding international law.  {read more}

Daniel Leger discusses his book on neoconservatism

By Heather Thompson

Publication Date: Friday, June 12, 2015

On June 9, The Institute of World Politics welcomed author Dr. Daniel D. Leger for a discussion of his book Reality Check: Neoconservatism, Realism and the Battle for How the World Really Is. He discussed the basis of neoconservatism in contrast to the moral relativism of modern political theory.  {read more}

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