January 18, 2018

Announcing New FPRI Fellows

The Foreign Policy Research Institute is pleased to announce that Marisa Porges,  David Wertime and George W. Croner have been named as Senior Fellows. Marisa Porges joins FPRI as a Senior Fellow and Member of FPRI’s Board of Advisors.  Dr. Porges is Head of School at the Baldwin School. She previously served at the White […]

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January 16, 2018

Spring 2018 Calendar Preview

The Foreign Policy Research Institute is pleased to provide this preview of our spring program of events. For information on how to register for individual events, please contact our Events Coordinator Rachel Hemler at [email protected] or (215) 732-3774 x 112. Geopolitics with Granieri’s first event will feature a discussion with Joseph Braude on his latest book, Broadcasting Change: Arabic Media […]

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January 12, 2018

Critical Acclaim for Walter McDougall’s “Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy”

Since its publication in late 2016, Walter A. McDougall’s  “The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America’s Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest” has received critical acclaim in numerous journals, magazines, and newspapers – among them The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, and many others.  These reviews are […]

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January 10, 2018

Announcing the 2018 FPRI-CEAS Study Trip to Japan for High School Teachers

Japan on Globe

FPRI and CEAS are excited to announce that we will once again be bringing 20 American educators to Japan for a two week immersion experience that will focus on three themes in Japan’s history and culture: Political and Social Stability, Maintaining Cultural Values While Seeking Change, and Cultural Borrowing.

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January 8, 2018

Conservative Internationalism – Announcing the Winter 2018 Issue of Orbis, FPRI’s Journal of World Affairs

Editor’s Corner In These Pages Mac Owens is Editor of Orbis: FPRI’s Journal of World Affairs, and Senior Fellow in our Program on National Security. Orbis is published for the Foreign Policy Research Institute by Elsevier. For subscription or other information, visit the Elsevier website. FPRI members at the $150 level or above receive a complimentary subscription (for individuals, not institutions). […]

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January 5, 2018

2017 Year in Review

   Dear Friends, We offer you FPRI’s year in a nutshell, highlighting but a fraction of the notable work of our 100-plus affiliated scholars, both on our own platforms and elsewhere. At a glance, this year we offered a new approach on North Korea, exploring the possible role of Russia in restraining North Korea’s nuclear ambitions […]

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November 18, 2017

Fox Fellow Clint Watts Cited in Newsweek on Russian Trolls

Newsweek “These troll farms can produce such a volume of content with hashtags and topics that it distorts what is normal organic conversation,” Clint Watts, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, told NBC News. Continue Reading 

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November 16, 2017

FPRI’s Clint Watts Cited by NBC News About Russian Trolls

NBC News “These troll farms can produce such a volume of content with hashtags and topics that it distorts what is normal organic conversation,” Clint Watts, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, told NBC News. “It’s called computational propaganda, the volume [at] which they push, false information or true, makes things appear more […]

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November 15, 2017

Clint Watts on Morning Joe – Trump’s Administration

Morning Joe Former FBI agent Clint Watts offered a concise explanation for the Trump team’s inexperience and stubborn resistance to learning. “If you are born into privilege and everything is handed to you, why learn if you can beat the system without learning?” Watts said. “From their perspective, (it’s), ‘Hey, I got the job. I […]

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November 7, 2017

Clint Watts in The Daily Beast About Russia and Twitter

The Daily Beast  The creation dates on those accounts show that Russia began quietly accumulating and maintaining them as early as 2009, with surges in account creation in August 2013 and late 2015. They churned along largely unnoticed, averaging two or three tweets a day, then perked up on Election Day to contribute five to […]

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