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Trump’s Non-Strategic Move in Jerusalem

Status quo exists because most parties involved prefer stability over chaos. This concerns even status quo founded on a rotten deal, for example, such as the one which issued from the Yalta Conference of 1945 and remained in force throughout the Cold War. 

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Superpower Collapse

Less than a quarter-century ago, there were no competitors to the presence of American power on the world stage. The country had, unprecedentedly, won two of the greatest wars in world history and had prevailed over the Soviet Union, a land-based tyranny with over 40,000 nuclear weapons.

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Winning Paktika: Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan

You are cordially invited to a book lecture for Winning Paktika: Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan with author Robert S. Anders   Tuesday, October 214:30 PM The Institute of World Politics1521 16th Street NWWashington, DC 20036Parking Map  Register Please contact sdwyer@iwp.edu with any questions. About the book  “We can win the war without killing a single person.” Just…

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Cuba is Waiting for a Breakthrough

Pope Benedict XVI will have a hard act to follow in Cuba. The anticipation of his upcoming visit to the island positively pales in comparison to the palpable excitement and hope witnessed worldwide by the arrival of wildly popular Pope John Paul II in 1998. 

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Kosciuszko Chair & Center for Intermarium Studies

An unprecedented victory in Poland

On October 9, 2011, the liberal and effusively Europhoric Civic Platform (PO) trounced the populist and mildly conservative Law and Justice (PiS) 39.18% to 29.98%. The rest of the vote went to the post-Communist Polish Peasant Party (PSL), the transformed Marxist-Leninist Union of the Democratic Left (SLD), and the socialist-libertine Palikot Movement (RP), a PO…

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“Poland, 1918-1945: A Review,”

First, a disclosure: I blush to report that my work received a favorable mark in Peter Stachura’s Poland, 1918-1945: An Interpretive and Documentary History of the Second Republic (London and New York: Routledge, 2004). This disclosure is relevant because Professor Stachura pits himself, and a tiny group of traditional historians of Poland, against those pundits…

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Speeches & Lectures

Professor warned not to abolish police intelligence units – in 1977

City and state police intelligence units were important tools for fighting violent extremist groups, yet by the late 1970s most were being abolished. Professor Herbert Romerstein, then a congressional investigator, warned the New York legislature in 1977 not to do away with the intelligence units, citing the dangers of international terrorism.

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