The Institute of World Politics (IWP) is an independent, regionally accreditedgraduate school of national security and international affairs. Founded in 1990 and located in Washington, D.C., U.S., the school focuses on the development of leaders in the intelligence, national security, and diplomatic communities and the teaching of the ethical exercise of statecraft in international relations. Its faculty consists primarily of senior scholar-practitioners from the intelligence, national security, and diplomatic communities. It currently offers three Master of Arts degrees: Statecraft and National Security Affairs; Statecraft and World Politics; and Strategic Intelligence Studies. It also offers Certificates of Graduate Study and continuing education courses. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and licensed by the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission.