Our defense posture is weak, and not just because of the sequester

As we witness almost daily the deteriorating security situation in Iraq, where with sickening regularity, we learn reports of another 60 innocent people being killed by terrorist bombings, one is prompted to reflect about how our government establishes its priorities for the defense of our country.  Although the news from Afghanistan is not as disturbing,…

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IWP remembers the victims of 9/11/2001

The September 11 anniversary naturally prompts us to recall the events on that date in 2001. A dozen years having passed, the memories have faded of the horror inflicted on thousands of innocent people by fanatics who believe that killing innocents is moral and ideologically desirable.

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Letter from the President

This past month, we have seen a national election in our own country, an ongoing crisis in the East China Sea, the conflict between Israel and Gaza, unfolding information about the murder of a U.S. ambassador, and scandal in our own national security community.  Our nation continues to face many challenges from abroad, few of…

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Letter from the President

The economic slowdown in the United States has serious implications for our ability to maintain our national security.  Just as it was in the 1930s and 1970s, with depression in the first case and stagflation in the second, our economic condition has national strategic implications.  

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