Prof. John Quattrocki elected to AFIO Board of Directors

John Quattrocki, an adjunct professor at IWP, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) for a three-year term (2020-2023). Prof. Quattrocki is a former Vice President at CACI’s National Intelligence Solutions Group. He is retired from the Senior Executive Service with 22 years of operational and…

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IWP opens new campus in Reston, Virginia

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce that, starting this March, we will offer classes in Reston, Virginia, in addition to our regularly scheduled classes at the Washington, D.C. campus. The new campus will be at the offices of Pragmatics, a company led by IWP trustee Dr. Long Nguyen and his wife Kimmy…

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CIA veteran Gene Poteat donates intelligence collection to library

Gene Poteat, an IWP alumnus, Professor Emeritus, and former CIA Scientific Intelligence Officer, donated 73 books on intelligence and related topics to the IWP library in October. Prof. Poteat, one of the fathers of electronic intelligence warfare and a recipient of the CIA’s Intelligence Medal of Merit and the National Reconnaissance Office Meritorious Civilian Award,…

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Dr. Henry Williams discusses U.S.-Turkish relations

On December 18, Dr. Henry P. Williams III was interviewed on the Schilling Show, where he discussed national interests, existential issues confronting America with regard to Turkey, and his book, Turkey & America: East and West — Where the Twain Meet. Dr. Williams was interviewed on the Schilling Show on two other occasions this fall. At…

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Intelligence Community veteran Darlene Almont to teach this spring

Darlene Almont, a former U.S. Air Force Major with over 30 years of experience in the intelligence community, will teach Estimative Intelligence Analysis and Epistemology at IWP this spring. During Prof. Almont’s 30+ year career, she has worked in military intelligence for more than 25 years (including 10 years of active duty, an 11th year…

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IWP welcomes French Professor Rachael Williams

IWP has recently had the pleasure of welcoming a new member to our faculty as a French language instructor: Professor Rachael Williams. Prof. Williams has had a career in cross-cultural teaching and has lived in a variety of countries across the globe. Though she is joining our faculty to teach the French language, Prof. Williams…

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IWP partners with GAP Solutions on national security education

IWP signed a Memorandum of Understanding with GAP Solutions, a federal government contracting company in Herndon, Virginia in August 2019. The agreement notes that IWP will provide special benefits for GAP Solutions employees who enroll in IWP degree programs. These include a guaranteed $2,200 scholarship per semester for GAP Solutions employees who are accepted within…

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Marlatt Mansion Entrance

IWP boasts 0% student loan default rate

The student loan default rate at The Institute of World Politics was 0.00%, according to the most recent data from the Department of Education. This 0% default rate places IWP as #1 ranking nationally in terms of student loan default rates. The national default rate was 10.10%. Factors which could contribute to our school community’s…

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