March 24, 2017

The Majestic Rhine: An FPRI Travel Experience

The Rhine

FPRI, in coordination with Academic Arrangements Abroad, would like to invite you to take part in once-in-a-lifetime cultural cruise along the storied Rhine River. Sail from the Dutch lowlands to the Swiss Alps, while celebrating the remarkably diverse history, art, culture, and cuisine of the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland.

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March 21, 2017

Forty Teachers from 24 States to Learn about America’s Wars

War

The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is pleased to sponsor a professional development opportunity for teachers – a conference on “Why Does America Go to War?” The conference will take place on March 25-26, 2017, and is hosted and co-sponsored by the First Division Museum at Cantigny. This is the 12th such weekend conference for teachers of its kind. The program is also cosponsored by Carthage College, which offers a graduate credit opportunity for participating teachers.

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March 8, 2017

FPRI Names Chris Miller as Research Director of Its Eurasia Program

Chris Miller

The Foreign Policy Research Institute is pleased to announce that Chris Miller has been named Research Director of its Eurasia Program, a program designed to explore an increasingly contentious area of the world. Miller already serves as the editor of FPRI’s Baltic Bulletin and Black Sea Initiative publications, and Book Review Editor of Orbis: FPRI’s Journal of World Affairs.

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March 8, 2017

Upcoming BookTalks at FPRI

We will hosting four BookTalks in the coming months. Click here to learn more.

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March 7, 2017

FPRI Senior Fellow Arthur Waldron Cited in The Guardian on Trump and The Great Wall

The Guardian “When Trump said, ‘I’m going to build a great wall,’ I thought, ‘What the hell are you talking about? You’re going to have stonemasons down there?’ I mean, it’s ridiculous,” said Arthur Waldron, a University of Pennsylvania professor who wrote one of the most detailed studies of China’s wall. “The purpose [of China’s […]

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March 1, 2017

Kori Schake Appeared on Morning Edition to Discuss Trump’s approach to national security and terrorism in his speech

NPR Morning Edition Kori Schake, a former Bush administration national security council member, talks with Rachel Martin and Mary Louise Kelly about Trump’s approach to national security and terrorism in his speech. Listen here.

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March 1, 2017

FPRI’s Clint Watts and Nada Bakos Appeared on Intercepted Podcast

The Intercept THIS WEEK ON INTERCEPTED, an ex-CIA analyst and a former FBI counterterrorism agent say they fear that a terror attack against the U.S. could result in a coup for the radical ideologues in the Trump White House. As Trump continues to promote his alternative facts, Nada Bakos and Clint Watts explain how Trump’s […]

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March 1, 2017

Senior Fellow Mitchell A. Orenstein Quoted in The New York Times

The New York Times “In essence, it was a label that meant death. It meant you were subhuman and entirely expendable,” said Mitchell A. Orenstein, professor of Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. “This is the connotation for anyone who lived in the Soviet Union or knows anything about the Soviet […]

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March 1, 2017

Robert A. Fox Fellow Clint Watts Appeared on BBC Radio 4

Clint Watts

Does IS Need a State? What will happen if the Islamic State loses its state? The so-called Islamic State is rapidly losing territory, money and fighters in both Iraq and Syria. Iraqi government troops, supported by US and British special forces, have launched an offensive to take back the city of Mosul and an assault […]

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March 1, 2017

FPRI’s Clint Watts Cited in Wall Street Journal on Sebastian Gorka

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal “I don’t see him in the mainstream of counterterrorism scholars, and he would also make himself out not to be in the mainstream,” said Clinton Watts, a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a former Army officer and FBI special agent. To Mr. Watts and some other experts, Mr. […]

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