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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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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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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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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Prof. Edwards receives media award

Accuracy in Media has awarded the 2008 Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media Award to IWP adjunct professor Dr. Lee Edwards for his service as chairman of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. 

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Secret Service invites IWP students to apply

The United States Secret Service has invited IWP students to apply to serve as student trainee intelligence analysts for the Intelligence Division of the Service's Office of Protective Research.  Students accepted for this program will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of complex analytical projects, as well as continue their studies in intelligence,…

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