News & Publications

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IWP hosts inaugural Cyber Embassy Night

By Anna Conover

Publication Date: Monday, July 16, 2018

The Institute of World Politics (IWP) hosted its first Cyber Embassy Night in June 2018 and welcomed Mr. Rob Strayer as the keynote speaker. Mr. Strayer currently serves at the Department of State as the Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for Cyber, International Communications, and Information Policy.  {read more}

Natural Gas: What it Means for Israel and Europe

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Israel, for the first 50 years of its existence, was almost totally devoid of natural resources, with the exception of some potash exports from the Dead Sea area.  {read more}

Trump on a roll: A discussion of his meetings with Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

President Donald Trump enjoys momentum, particularly in foreign policy. He is definitely in a "let's make a deal" mode. Buoyed by his experience with Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, 2018, America's commander-in-chief will meet with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Helsinki on July 16, 2018. There are similarities and dissimilarities between the two challenges.  {read more}

Former US Navy Secretary John Lehman discusses his book on the Cold War at IWP

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

John Lehman, former United States Secretary of the Navy (1981-87) and current IWP Advisory Board member, visited IWP on June 25th to discuss his book, Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea{read more}

IWP welcomes Rebeccah Heinrichs to the faculty

By Crisalicie Garcia

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

IWP is pleased to welcome Rebeccah Heinrichs, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, as an adjunct faculty member. At Hudson, Ms. Heinrichs provides research and commentary on a range of national security issues and specializes in nuclear deterrence, missile defense, and counter-proliferation.  {read more}

IWP representatives attend Merchant Marine Academy Commencement

Publication Date: Monday, July 9, 2018

On Saturday May 16th, Senior Vice President for Professional Affiliations Chris Glass and his wife Linda represented IWP at the United States Merchant Marine Academy Commencement and Commissioning at Kings Point, New York.   {read more}

Belgian Command and General Staff College Officers attend seminar at IWP

Publication Date: Monday, July 9, 2018

A group of Officers from the Belgian Command and General Staff College visited IWP again this year as a part of their annual Washington, D.C. capstone trip.  {read more}

Dr. Frank Marlo joins IWP as Academic Dean

Publication Date: Monday, July 9, 2018

IWP is pleased to announce that Dr. Frank Marlo, former Professor of Strategic Studies at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College in Quantico, VA, will join IWP as Dean of Academic Affairs on August 1.  {read more}

Dr. Zak Allal plays National Anthem at US Embassy July 4th celebration in Algeria

Publication Date: Sunday, July 8, 2018

IWP Non-Resident Scholar and alumnus Dr. Zak Allal was recently invited to play the National Anthem on the piano at a celebration of America's Independence Day at the Residence of U.S. Ambassador to Algeria John Desrocher.  {read more}

Resisting Iranian extremism

By Matthew Daniels, Doug Bandow

Publication Date: Sunday, July 1, 2018

Iran seems to be a perpetual case of the good, the bad and the ugly. Ugly is the regime, an extremist sectarian system that has caused untold misery to its own people and others. Bad is the challenge of dealing with a potential Iranian nuclear weapon.  {read more}

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