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IWP announces Silver Anniversary Gala and Chancellor's Dinner Committee

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce an  extraordinary dinner committee for its Silver Anniversary Gala and Chancellor's Dinner, which take place at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City on October 14.   {read more}

The limitations of a famous R.I. general

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Monday, August 31, 2015

A recent story in the Journal describes the refurbishment of Providence's equestrian statue of Ambrose Burnside, Rhode Island industrialist, Civil War general, governor and U.S. senator during the post-Civil War era.  {read more}

Military Officers: Political Without Partisanship

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Monday, August 31, 2015

The US military should refrain from seeking political power and avoid partisan politics. However, to insist that officers should remain apolitical ignores the fact that in the American system-policy making and the development of strategy on the one hand and the political process on the other-cannot be easily separated.   {read more}

Prof. Paul Goble on the Intermarium and Polandís new president

Publication Date: Monday, August 31, 2015

In his recent “Window on Eurasia” blog post, Prof. Paul Goble, emphasized the importance of the first foreign trip made by Poland’s newly-elected center-right president, Andrzej Duda, to the Baltic nation of Estonia.  {read more}

An African angle to the Iran nuclear deal

Tehran is poised to capitalize on U.S. legitimization

Publication Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Most criticism of the U.S. administration's negotiation with Iran over its nuclear program points out a long list of relevant issues not addressed in the deal itself. Iran's support of terrorism and its abysmal human rights abuses against women, homosexuals, and non-Muslims top the list.  {read more}