For EWI's 30th anniversary, we've been speaking with board members, alumni and fellows about their experiences at the institute.
I was, at that time - contrary to today – one of the youngest Directors with a short term of service and obviously somewhat in awe of the distinguished group... more »
Let me first remind us of the international atmosphere of the early 1980's, when I joined the Institute:
The Russians were truly afraid of Ronald Reagan, and this fear had very practical consequences. The KGB under Yuri Andropov had launched Operation "RYAN", which directed... more »
Pamela Johnston and James Thomas-Arnold (EWI Staff Photos, 1984)
EWI 5th Anniversary Dinner, October 17, 1986
Board of Directors meeting, Moscow, September 18 - 21, 2003
EWI alumnus Vasil Hudak’s wedding, Prague, Spring 2003
Stirin and Basel Conference, May and June 1992
The Institute for East West Security Studies Annual International Conference.
It didn't look like events were going to be "all... more »