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How to Steer the Saudi Crown Prince Away from a Nuclear Weapon

Washington should invite the Saudi Prince to discuss energy alternatives.

By Henry D. Sokolski, Victor Gilinsky

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

In a recent 60 Minutes interview the Saudi crown prince, the effective ruler, cast a new light on the proposed U.S.-Saudi nuclear energy cooperation agreement that he and the Trump administration would like to seal: "Without a doubt," the prince said, "if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible."  {read more}

Kosciuszko Chair commends the state of Virginia for honoring Polish heroes

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Virginia Delegate Nick Rush recently initiated a resolution in the Virginia General Assembly to honor General Casimir Pulaski in Virginia annually on October 11.  {read more}

Alumnus Spotlight: Amb. Federico Gonzalez, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Paraguay

Publication Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

"Everything I do, I do with passion for my country, my people, and in order to do my best. I have accomplished many things for my country. I put my heart in everything I do. If you put your heart in everything you do, the results will be there."  {read more}

Secretary of Defense James Mattis to speak at Commencement

Publication Date: Friday, March 16, 2018

On May 19, The Institute of World Politics will confer Master's degrees and Certificates of Graduate Study on approximately 35 graduates in the Class of 2018.  {read more}

A cautionary tale for dealing with Riyadh

By Henry D. Sokolski

Publication Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018

As Washington mulls granting Saudi Arabia a permissive civilian nuclear cooperative agreement in the name of peace and prosperity, it should understand we've been here before.   {read more}

Cicilline doesn’t understand Second Amendment

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

In the wake of every high-profile shooting in this country, gun control advocates always claim they do not wish to subvert the Second Amendment but merely to impose "commonsense" regulations.  {read more}

The Epidemic of Mass Killings in America’s Junior Schools: Misinterpretations of its Causes

By Alberto M. Piedra

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The recent bloodbath that took place on February 14, 2018, which cost the lives of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, comes in the wake of similar tragedies all over the country.   {read more}

Comparative thuggery challenging interests of US and its allies

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Three recent events, each part of a long series of similar events, has led me to establish the Bailey Award for Comparative International Thuggery (BACT).  {read more}

Three cyber courses to be offered by the IWP Cyber Intelligence Initiative this May

Publication Date: Monday, March 12, 2018

This May, the IWP Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) will offer three professional development courses: Cyber Strategy Development, The International Law Applicable to Russian-U.S. Interactions in Cyberspace, and Vital Cyber Analysis Skills.  {read more}

The Holy Cross Brigade Got a Bad Rap

Publication Date: Monday, March 12, 2018

On February 18, 2018, in Munich, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki laid a wreath at a military cemetery to honor the fallen soldiers of the Holy Cross Brigade of the National Armed Forces (Narodowe Siły Zbrojne - NSZ), a Polish wartime and postwar hard-core Christian nationalist outfit.   {read more}

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