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Meet Spencer Cresswell, Class of 2015

Publication Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Institute of World Politics continually emphasizes the need to understand and implement all of the instruments of statecraft in unison. Spencer Cresswell is a recent graduate who has not only studied this concept in the classroom, but has also had the opportunity to validate it in his work.  {read more}

Obama orchestrates America's decline, says Dr. Mackubin Owens

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In his 1897 poem "Recessional," Rudyard Kipling lamented the decline of British power, which had helped to establish and maintain a liberal world order since the defeat of Napoleon in 1815.   {read more}

Losing the current war

Israel needs a new information agency to improve its pathetically inadequate public diplomacy efforts.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In its short history of two-thirds of a century, the State of Israel has fought many wars, some of them against overwhelming odds, and has won them all. Right now, however, it is badly losing a war fought with words, not bullets, but the effect of which can be just as devastating for Israel's future.  {read more}

Dr. Gorka comments on Deepa Kumarís claim that the US is more brutal than ISIS

By Alison Ockasi

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Professor Sebastian Gorka was recently interviewed by Fox News to discuss a provocative tweet by a Rutgers University professor, Deepa Kumar, claiming that the US is more brutal than ISIS.  {read more}

Covert action: An essential element of statecraft

By Jessica Boone

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Covert action is an element of both intelligence and statecraft which IWP has been exploring further in its curriculum, given the professional interests of IWP students.  {read more}

Derrick Dortch discusses the escape of Mexican drug lord and developments in Africa

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Following the escape of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and the recent developments in Nigeria, Derrick T. Dortch (head of career services at IWP) hosted two notable guests on his radio show Fed Access (Fridays at 12pm, Federal News Radio 1500 AM) to discuss corruption in Mexico and Boko Haram.  {read more}

Transcript: Is A Grand Strategy of Restraint Politically Viable? with Michael Desch

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Below is a transcript of a lecture by Prof. Michael Desch, Chairman of the Political Science Department at Notre Dame University. This lecture, entitled "Is a Grand Strategy of Restraint Politically Viable?" was delivered at IWP on May 27, 2015, and was sponsored by the Charles Koch Foundation.  {read more}

Former IWP Army Fellow COL Ed Chamberlayne takes command of the Baltimore District of the US Army Corps of Engineers

By Timothy Krol

Publication Date: Monday, July 20, 2015

2014-15 IWP Army War College Fellow Colonel Edward P. Chamberlayne was appointed 67th Commander of the Baltimore District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on July 17th, 2015.  {read more}

Prof. Gorka discusses Islamist terrorism in the Middle East and South Asia

By Jessica Boone

Publication Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015

IWP Professor, Sebastian Gorka, Ph.D. discussed the Islamist insurgency at an event at the Heritage Foundation on Friday, July 10th.  {read more}

The West held all the aces - and lost

The Iran deal means a vastly increased risk of nuclear war and nuclear-armed terrorists.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that is so, the pictures in the July 14th "Jerusalem Post," on page one of both the first and second sections, of an utterly jubilant Mohammed Zarif, says it all.  {read more}

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