News & Publications

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Professor Santoli works to defeat terror without weapons in the Philippines

By William Hartnett

Publication Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018

Receiving a modern education in Southeast Asia has been historically difficult for decades. Many barriers often stand in the way: poverty limits supplies and the number of teachers available, drug gangs and kidnappers easily cause havoc, conflict exists between Muslims and Christians, and opportunities for young women are limited.  {read more}

No God, No Civilization: A new book by Amb. Alberto Piedra

By William Hartnett

Publication Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018

In his new book No God No Civilization, Amb. Alberto Martinez Piedra, Ph.D., a respected scholar, former U.S. ambassador, and IWP Professor Emeritus, discusses the historical context of the New Atheist movement and defends the achievements of Judeo-Christian traditions.  {read more}

For Germany, Trump is an Opportunity for a Look in the Mirror

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Instead of panicking over the U.S. president, Berlin needs to fix the disastrous state of its military and return to a reasonable foreign policy.  {read more}

David and Lynzie Haynes join IWP Advisory Board

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

IWP is pleased to announce that David and Lynzie Haynes have joined the Board of Advisors.  {read more}

Will there be a sea change in the Middle East?

Publication Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

It is true that the one thing we know nothing about is the future. It is also true that of all the regions of the world, that which is most unstable and thus unpredictable is the Middle East. What is true today was not true yesterday and will very likely not be true tomorrow.  {read more}

Can we learn from financial lessons of 90 years ago?

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

In 1928 Bernard Baruch, the Warren Buffett of his time, sold his entire portfolio of stocks. He was ridiculed in the press and by the financial pundits. In 1929 the US stock market crashed.  {read more}

The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Scholarship awarded to four new students

Publication Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Four incoming IWP students are the recipients of the prestigious Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation Scholarship.  {read more}

Opportunities Israel mustn't miss

Publication Date: Monday, August 27, 2018

Not just fear of Iran but also economic ambition is making Arab countries more amenable to cooperation with Israel.  {read more}

Democracy: The Threat from Relativism

By Alberto M. Piedra

Publication Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Less than a month ago, my grandson Gordon studying at Eton College in England participated in a relay and decided to cross the treacherous English Channel with three other schoolmates of his.  {read more}

How to end violence in the Middle East? The answer is religious tolerance

By Matthew Daniels, Doug Bandow

Publication Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018

It doesn't take rocket science to figure out that the Middle East is a mess. And that religion lies behind much of the violence.  {read more}

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