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Israel can live with Russia in Syria

Russia is exploiting Western weakness to strengthen its position in the Mediterranean, but Israeli interests are not necessarily threatened.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Russia is back in the Middle East in a wholesale fashion, signing huge aircraft sales to Iran, making weapons supply contracts with Egypt and particularly, injecting air, naval and land forces into the super-sensitive Syrian coastal area, where it now has not just the naval base at Tartus but an air base near Latakia, with a large number of advanced aircraft already deployed and being used.  {read more}

The IWP-Oxford Study Abroad Program, Summer 2015

By Bianca Falcone

Publication Date: Friday, October 2, 2015

This summer, for the fourth year in a row, IWP sent a group of students to Oxford, England to take a month-long course at the University of Oxford.  {read more}

Just let Israeli business get on with the job

Amid much global uncertainty, Israel's economy still looks set to thrive, if it is allowed to.

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015

With all the attention on disastrous political and military developments around the world, analysis of the economic fallout has been put on the back burner. But it will be increasingly important as time goes on.  {read more}

Strategic Fellows complete intensive three week program at IWP

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce the completion of another three-week Strategic Fellows Program.   {read more}

Cyber Statecraft: Developing a Strategy for Cybersecurity

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Instead of waiting for the state to act, a bottom-up army of cyber warriors should be created. They should stand side-by-side with the marching National Guard and paramilitary organizations.  {read more}