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Russia’s Hybrid War in Ukraine

Bryan RivasCyber Strategy, Europe & Eurasia, Intelligence, Strategic Influence, Uncategorized

Russia’s Hybrid War in UkraineJuly 15, 2022 | | Strategic Influence | Written by Bryan Rivas Russia’s Hybrid War in Ukraine EDITOR’s NOTE: Although this paper was authored before the Russian military incursion into Ukraine on February 24, 2022, its content and analysis remain relevant and significant.   The war in Eastern Ukraine has lasted for 7 years now with …

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SOCIALIST REALISM – ‘Art’ as ‘Lie’

Sebastian SmeureanuStrategic Influence

SOCIALIST REALISM – ‘Art’ as ‘Lie’July 8, 2022 | | Strategic Influence | Written by Sebastian Smeureanu SOCIALIST REALISM – ‘Art’ as ‘Lie’ B. S. Realism (Before Socialist Realism) After the Russian Civil War, artists in all fields were very active and varied in their approach to craft as well as in their level of affinity to Lenin and his …

China as Mediator in US-North Korea Relations: Friend or Foe?

Megan HendersonAsia, Diplomacy, Strategic Influence

China as Mediator in US-North Korea Relations: Friend or Foe?March 15, 2022 | | Strategic Influence | Written by Megan Henderson The North Korean threat against the United States has persisted and intensified over the last 50 years as the DPRK has advanced and weaponized its nuclear capabilities. Despite the efforts of several administrations, the United States has been unsuccessful …

Religious Freedom as the Cornerstone of the Western World

Europe & Eurasia, Podcast, Public Diplomacy, Strategic Influence

Religious Freedom as the Cornerstone of the Western WorldApril 20, 2021 | | Strategic Influence | The Institute of World Politics · Religious Freedom as the Cornerstone of the Western WorldThis lecture event is part of the 11th Annual Kościuszko Chair Spring Symposium in honor of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel sponsored by the Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies and the Center …

485 Days at Majdanek, Surviving a German Concentration Camp

Europe & Eurasia, Podcast, Public Diplomacy, Strategic Influence

485 Days at Majdanek, Surviving a German Concentration CampApril 20, 2021 | | Strategic Influence | The Institute of World Politics · 485 Days at Majdanek, Surviving a German Concentration CampThis lecture event is part of the 11th Annual Kościuszko Chair Spring Symposium in honor of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel sponsored by the Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies and the Center …

Iron Felix: The Early Days of Feliks Dzierżyński (1877-1926)

Europe & Eurasia, Podcast, Public Diplomacy, Strategic Influence

Iron Felix: The Early Days of Feliks Dzierżyński (1877-1926)April 20, 2021 | | Strategic Influence | The Institute of World Politics · Iron Felix: The Early Days of Feliks Dzierżyński (1877-1926)This lecture event is part of the 11th Kościuszko Chair Spring Symposium in honor of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel sponsored by the Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies and the Center for …

An Evaluation of the Economic Espionage Act 18 U.S. Code § 1831

Asia, Strategic Influence

An Evaluation of the Economic Espionage Act 18 U.S. Code § 1831March 24, 2021 | | Strategic Influence | This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 edition of IWP’s student journal, Active Measures.  This paper seeks to examine the technicalities that limit the Economic Espionage Act (EEA) and offer policy recommendations for enhancing its practicality and bolstering its usefulness as a tool …