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IWP launches merchandise store

In partnership with Follett, IWP has launched a merchandise store where students, alumni and friends may purchase IWP-branded clothing, drinkware, gifts, and more. There will also be bimonthly sales on a rotating series of items. The store was launched in response to continued interest from students and alumni over several years. A portion of proceeds…

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Prof. Henry Sokolski discusses the NPT on the John Batchelor Show

On January 22nd, IWP Professor Henry Sokolski was interviewed on the John Batchelor show, where he discussed the effects that an Iranian threat to withdraw from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty may have on Asia. During the episode, Prof. Sokolski spoke about the issues surrounding withdrawal from the NPT. He compared the cases of North Korea…

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Former CIA analyst Wallace Spaulding donates books to library

Inspired by a gift of books to IWP by Dr. Nicholas Dujmovic of Catholic University, former CIA analyst Wallace Spaulding donated 26 volumes of the Yearbook for International Communist Affairs published by the Hoover Institution to the IWP library. This yearbook is probably the definitive scholarly reference guide to international communist movements and parties all…

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Point Park University

Chris Glass speaks about leadership in intelligence at Point Park University

On December 5th, Senior VP for Professional Affiliations, Chris Glass, and VP for Graduate Recruitment, Tim Stebbins, were guests at Point Park University’s yearly induction ceremony into the Order of the Sword and Shield. The OSS Society is the first and only academic and professional honor society dedicated exclusively to homeland security, intelligence, emergency management,…

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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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IWP Library

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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