On June 9, IWP professor Paul Goble was awarded the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation for his outstanding work with the U.S. government aiding policymakers in Russian affairs.
After being awarded the medal, Professor Goble delivered a speech giving ten reasons why the world must remain anti-communist. Professor Goble acknowledged the brutalities of a system that claimed the lives of millions of people and continues to oppress those who live under its system.
Professor Goble has held numerous positions throughout his career. Professor Goble has worked in the State Department and CIA, and has worked on many projects for Radio Liberty, Voice of America, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the International Broadcasting Bureau. At IWP, he teaches Islam and Geopolitics in Eurasia.