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“In For a Penny, In For a Pound” Implications of Post-Cold War Changes in U.S. Citizens’ Motivations for Espionage

William Leigh (pseudonym)Americas, Counterintelligence, Defense & Security, Intelligence

“In For a Penny, In For a Pound” Implications of Post-Cold War Changes in U.S. Citizens’ Motivations for EspionageJuly 15, 2022 | | Defense & Security | Written by William Leigh (pseudonym) “In For a Penny, In For a Pound” Implications of Post-Cold War Changes in U.S. Citizens’ Motivations for Espionage Introduction Espionage is ostensibly the second oldest profession in …

Countering Islamist Political Extremism by Orchestrating the Instruments of National Power

Defense & Security, Middle East & North Africa, Videos

Countering Islamist Political Extremism by Orchestrating the Instruments of National PowerAugust 19, 2020 | | Defense & Security | This event is part of the Winning without War series sponsored by The Institute of World Politics. About the lecture: Despite suffering repeated setbacks in recent years, Islamic extremism or more specifically, totalitarian Islamism, and the terrorism it spawns, remains a …

Winning without War: Educating Diplomats, Warriors and Spies!

Defense & Security, Diplomacy, Intelligence, Videos

Winning without War: Educating Diplomats, Warriors and Spies!May 29, 2020 | | Defense & Security | Focus: China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, radical Islamism, and a global pandemic. Never has the United States faced so many external threats, each of which requires a full-range strategy – both hard and soft power- in order to preserve our freedom and prosperity while …

Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters in Germany: An Assessment of the Threat and Strategy Options

Blog, Defense & Security, Europe & Eurasia

Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters in Germany: An Assessment of the Threat and Strategy OptionsSeptember 8, 2019 | | Defense & Security | The article below was published in the Spring 2019 edition of Active Measures, IWP’s student journal.  In the wake of the Arab Spring, nearly one thousand German citizens traveled to Syria and Iraq to join Islamist terrorist groups. About …