Speeches & Lectures

Stephen Ladek discusses careers in humanitarian aid and development at IWP

Publication Date: Monday, January 26, 2015

On Thursday, January 22, Stephen Ladek of Aidpreneur.com and International Solutions Group gave a lecture entitled "Making It: 7 things you must do to claim your spot as a development/aid professional" at IWP in an event sponsored by IWP Career Services.  {read more}

LTG Michael Flynn discusses national security and intelligence at IWP

Publication Date: Friday, December 6, 2013

On December 5, 2013, LTG Michael T. Flynn, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, gave the 18th Annual Pearl Harbor Day Lecture at The Institute of World Politics.   {read more}

NSC Director for Cyber Policy guest lectures in Cyber Statecraft class

Publication Date: Monday, November 25, 2013

Zack Nunn, Director for Cybersecurity Policy on the White House National Security Council, gave a guest lecture in the Cyber Statecraft class (IWP 663) on November 20.   {read more}

The Front Lines of the Syrian Civil War: Pro-democracy activist Ammar Abdulhamid visits IWP

Publication Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013

On July 18, The Institute of World Politics hosted Ammar Abdulhamid, a Syrian pro-democracy activist who currently lives in exile for his activities against the Syrian regime.  {read more}

Former naval aviator meets with interns

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

RADM David N. Rogers, USN (Ret), a highly experienced naval aviator and current IWP trustee, met the Institute's summer interns to share thoughts on leadership and some of his life experiences.  {read more}

CIA veteran Burton Gerber speaks to interns

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

IWP interns were fortunate to have a lecture by one of the Central Intelligence Agency's finest, Burton Gerber. Mr. Gerber served with the CIA for 39 years as a case officer and Chief of Station in three communist countries. He currently is a professor at Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies.  {read more}

Nuclear policy expert speaks to interns about strategic bombing

Publication Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In his recent lecture to IWP interns entitled "Strategic Bombing; the Nuclear Revolution, and City-Busting," Professor Sokolski examined the historical, technical, and ethical questions of strategic bombing of cities.  {read more}

Ambassador Vincent Obsitnik discusses Slovakia at IWP

Publication Date: Thursday, July 22, 2010

On July 22nd, Ambassador Vince Obsitnik, former U.S. Ambassador to the Slovak Republic, spoke at IWP.  The topic of his discussion was "Slovakia: Past and Future."  {read more}

Burton Gerber discusses the ethics of intelligence at IWP

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2010

On Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 39-year CIA veteran Burton Gerber delivered a lecture on "The Ethics of Intelligence: During the Cold War and the Age of Terrorism" to an audience of IWP students, interns, and friends.  {read more}

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