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IWP launches Doctor of Statecraft and National Security program

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

In January 2018, IWP will offer its first doctoral degree program: a Doctor of Statecraft and National Security (DSNS). The DSNS, which is analogous to a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration), is tailored towards national security professionals as opposed to those who wish to pursue a teaching career. It is the only program of its kind in the United States.  {read more}

New Atlantis, the secret island which could have poisoned the world

By Thomas Filchy de la Neuville

Publication Date: Monday, November 20, 2017

In 1627, New Atlantis, a picturesque fairy tale originally written in Latin by Francis Bacon was published. It was quickly translated into French and English, and attracted considerable attention. Bacon's dream might be very amusing and colorful; we are nevertheless lucky that it never became reality.    {read more}

Hard work and play: Four Senior Polish Officers complete fellowship at IWP

Publication Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Four Polish Ministry of Defense Senior Officers are pursuing higher education and enhancing their awareness of international affairs issues by participating in a fellowship program at The Institute of World Politics.  {read more}

A century of crimes

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

One hundred years ago, the October Revolution unleashed a great evil upon the world. Not to diminish the crimes of the Nazis, but the fact is that communism has killed far more people than fascism ever did -- in the Soviet Union, Communist China, Vietnam, Cambodia, North Korea and Cuba.  {read more}

IWP holds 10th Annual Zdzislaw Zakrzewski Kosciuszko Chair Conference

By Adam Sykes

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Speaking shortly after the bicentennial of General Thaddeus Kosciuszko’s death, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz opened the 10th Annual Zdzislaw Zakrzewski Kosciuszko Chair Conference.   {read more}

Joe Billingsley and Ethan Burger join the Cyber Intelligence Initiative at IWP

By by Erin Deckard

Publication Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

The Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) at The Institute of World Politics has welcomed two new cyber experts to its Board of Advisors: Joe Billingsley, founder of the Military Cyber Professionals Association, and Ethan Burger, attorney and educator.  {read more}

Cataclysm: Victor Davis Hansonís The Second World Wars

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Hanson's background as a classicist and historian of the ancient world enables him to place World War II in a broader historical context.  {read more}

Marek Chodakiewicz delivers keynote address at conference of Polish museums

Publication Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz attended the 39th Session of the permanent Conference of Polish museums, archives and libraries in the West -- a valuable collection of the vibrant Polish émigré community.  {read more}

Military Pragmatism According to St. Thomas More

By Thomas Flichy de La Neuville

Publication Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

It has been much debated whether Utopia's peculiar chapter on war expressed the naivety of Sir Thomas or his cynicism. The discussions on this topic have been uninterrupted since 1516 and were particularly fierce in the 1930's, dividing British scholars from German academics.  {read more}

In the Shadow of the Red Banner

Edited by Adam C. Sykes

Publication Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Bolsheviks survived their founding crucible, and they spread. Over the course of the last century, Lenin's missionaries and converts slaughtered more than 100 million souls from the face of this world, while repressing countless others.  {read more}

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