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Reinvigorating the Field of National Security: A Call to the Next Generation

By Wayne A. Schroeder

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

I've had the opportunity to serve in government, industry, public policy, higher education and the military during my career in Washington. I've reflected frequently of late on what led me to Washington and away from from the west coast.   {read more}

IWP holds “Korea Crisis 2016” simulation

By Justin Seledyn

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

On Friday, July 15th, IWP hosted a crisis simulation entitled "Korean Crisis 2016: A Simulation in Statecraft." Participants were grouped into three "nations": China, South Korea, and the United States, and made policy decisions based on a hypothetical scenario of regime collapse in North Korea. Throughout several rounds, new factors were introduced that changed the parameters of the scenario, and challenged teams to find new solutions under tight time constraint.  {read more}

Panel speaks on opportunities for greater military coordination between the U.S. and India

By Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A panel of experts on Indo-Pacific affairs spoke on July 22nd about India's geopolitical aspirations, its air force's role in facilitating these, and why they are compatible with U.S. policy interests in the region, as well as those of smaller countries in the Indian Ocean. The experts on this panel were Air Marshal M. Matheswaran, a former Deputy Chief of Defense Integrated Staff of the Indian Air Force, and Congressional Advisor Alexander Gray, Senior Advisor to Congressman J. Randy Forbes. The panel was moderated and co-sponsored by Puneet Ahluwalia of the Livingston Group.  {read more}

Turkey's Presidential Putsch

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

One cannot help but think that the countermeasures were prepared well in advance. Either Erdoğan anticipated the coup with extensive proscription lists or he staged a provocation himself so he could proceed with a presidential putsch.  {read more}

IWP Debate Series: Should the U.S. Be For or Against Nuclear Non-Proliferation?

By Quinn Phillips

Publication Date: Monday, July 25, 2016

The Institute of World Politics hosted the second event in its debate series on July 11th, 2016. The debate, entitled "Should the U.S. Be For or Against Nuclear Non-Proliferation? The Case of U.S. Allies in Asia", featured two field experts and an IWP moderator. Doug Bandow, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, argued for proliferation and his opponent, Richard Weitz, the Director for the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute, offered a nuanced rebuttal in favor of non-proliferation for U.S. allies. The event was moderated by an IWP research professor, Paul Coyer.       {read more}

Expert lectures on historical cooperation between the Polish Parliament and the U.S. Congress

By Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Monday, July 25, 2016

On July 20th, Marek Kawa, an academic and expert from Korczak University, lectured on the history of bilateral cooperation between Poland and the United States, through the prism of Parliament-Congress cooperation.        {read more}

Decision-making theorist gives talk on qualitative decision-making at IWP’s first public workshop

By Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Monday, July 25, 2016

Dr. John Hoven, a decision-making theorist of qualitative data, presented in the first of a series of workshops hosted at IWP. His focus was on better interpreting data in a discrete situation--a situation defined by a lack of prior information able to determine the situation's outcome. Dr. Hoven argued that these situations are more common than not, and that his methodology--what he termed "fast-feedback"--works to appraise this situation quickly.  {read more}

John Lenczowski interviewed for Polish news site Niezalezna

By Daniel Leone

Publication Date: Monday, July 25, 2016

Dr. John Lenczowski, founder and president of The Institute of World Politics, was recently interviewed by Michał Rachoń for the popular Polish news website Niezalezna.  {read more}

Dr. Lenczowski attends NATO summit in Poland

By Sean Crowley

Publication Date: Monday, July 25, 2016

In early July, IWP's founder and president Dr. John Lenczowski visited the Polish capital of Warsaw and attended a variety of events surrounding the NATO Warsaw Summit and the associated Warsaw Summit Experts Forum.  {read more}

Peter Brinckerhoff and General Raymond T. Odierno join IWP Board of Trustees

By Justin Seledyn

Publication Date: Friday, July 22, 2016

The trustees, faculty, staff, and students of IWP are pleased to welcome Peter Brinckerhoff and General Raymond T. Odierno as a trustees of the school.  {read more}

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