Prof. Smith commemorates Constitution Day 2009

In a spellbinding speech that brought the American Founding alive, Professor Charles Smith marked Constitution Day at an IWP lunch for students, staff, and friends. IWP observed Constitution Day on September 17, the anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787.

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IWP holds reception for new US ambassador to the Vatican

On Monday, August 24 The Institute of World Politics held a reception in honor of Ambassador Miguel Diaz, the recently-confirmed ninth US representative to the Holy See.  A number of notable Catholic clergymen from the Washington, D.C. area joined IWP students and friends for the occasion.  The Institute’s Senior Diplomat in Residence, Ambassador Thomas P. Melady…

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Washington Times: Medical diplomacy wins hearts and minds

The Washington Times has published an essay by IWP alumnus Jim Dolbow in which he outlined the goals and achievements of the USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship currently in the midst of a historic goodwill mission: bringing medical care to under-developed regions of the Caribbean and Central America. In the article, Dolbow notes the contributions made…

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Dr. Chodakiewicz opines on death of General Sikorski

The mystery of the death of the Polish wartime leader, General Wladyslaw Sikorski, continues to excite scholarly interest and debate more than sixty years after the event. IWP's Academic Dean and Kosciuszko Professor of Polish Studies, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, was recently quoted in an examination of General Sikorski's death.

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Former CIA Director Hayden addresses IWP Class of 2009

“It’s a real honor for me to be here among you – not just to be here to recognize your achievements, but it’s an honor to me that you have asked me to be included in such company, to be included in your company.  By going through this program, by earning and accepting this degree,…

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Prof. Goble comments on South Ossetian leader in Russian daily

"South Ossetia and its leadership appear set to cause Moscow more headaches in the future."  That's one of the conclusions reached by IWP Adjunct Professor Paul Goble in a recent piece on the South Ossetian leader Eduard Kokoity, written for the 21 May 2009 edition of the Russian English-language daily, Moscow Times.  Professor Goble is…

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Mohsen Sazegara speaks in IWP course

The well-known Iranian journalist, activist, and sometime politician Mohsen Sazegara delivered a lecture in Professor Joshua Muravchik’s course, Ideas and Values in International Politics, on Tuesday, April 21, 2009.

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