IWP students eligible for Sallie Mae loans

As Institute students make their final preparations for the upcoming fall 2008 semester and finish their vacations, they should be advised that Sallie Mae Career Training Loans are once again an option to finance their IWP education.  To discuss such loans and to receive information on how to apply, please contact the Institute’s Director of…

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Senior army fellow joins IWP for 2008-2009 academic year

The first senior fellow to be sent by the US Army has arrived at The Institute of World Politics.  The fruit of several months of discussion between IWP and the Army has been the Institute’s selection as one of only a small number of academic institutions nationwide that host Senior Fellows.  Col. John Thomson USA…

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Prof. Sokolski appointed to WMD commission

Henry Sokolski, adjunct professor at The Institute of World Politics and Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, has been appointed by Congress to the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism.The Congressional press release notes that the new Commission "will assess the nation's current activities, initiatives, and programs aimed at…

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IWP marks tour of first Army intern

Captain Terry Parisher, the Institute's first intern from the US Army, completed his three-month tour at the Institute on April 25, 2008.  IWP presented Capt. Parisher with a Certificate of Participation in the Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational Internship Program which he completed at IWP while working closely with Institute professors, attending classes at the…

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Prof. Sokolski discusses North Korea on NewsHour

IWP Adjunct Professor Henry Sokolski appeared on the nationally-televised newscast "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" on April 25, 2008 to discuss nuclear proliferation and North Korea.  In addition to teaching a course entitled "Nuclear Weapons Proliferation" at IWP, Professor Sokolski is Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center and a prolific writer on issues…

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IWP class travels to Gettysburg

Students of Prof. Charles Smith's "American Founding Principles and Foreign Policy" course visited Gettysburg National Military Park on Saturday, April 25. The field trip, one of the course requirements and a highlight of the semester, included a visit to the new Visitors Center and a tour of the battlefield led by Prof. Smith. Some of…

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Dan Rather Reports at IWP

The television news magazine Dan Rather Reports came to IWP on Friday, February 29, 2008 to tape a roundtable discussion of efforts to reform the US intelligence community, the structure of CIA, and the role of the National Security Council as a consumer of intelligence.Participating in the discussion with Dan Rather were IWP's founder and…

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