Washington Program on National Security (WaPoNS)

AHI Mourns the Passing of Carl B. Menges

Carl B. Menges, the driving force behind the creation of The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI), passed away at his home in East Hampton, New York, on Wednesday September 8.  “More than two decades ago,” observed AHI President Robert Paquette, “the idea of a center, inspired by the remarkable [...]

Four UNG Scholars Selected for AHI’s Acclaimed WAPONS Program

The University of North Georgia (UNG) has announced that four of their scholars have been selected to attend the AHI's Washington Program on National Security (WAPONS) June 16-30 in Washington, D.C.  UNG alumnus Jacob Malimban and current students Taylor Mullikin, Ella Reid and Thomas Vella are four of 15 students selected. The AHI WAPONS program, [...]

From The President’s Desk

From the President’s Desk 2 December 2020 A Message from The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI): Dear Friends of AHI: We need your support.  The Covid pandemic and the deep political divide that exists in the country have affected all of us.  Layoffs and economic uncertainties have diminished charitable giving. [...]

RealClearMedia Publishes Feature Story on AHI

RealClear Education, a subdivision of the RealClear Media Group, has published a feature story on The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI). RealClear Education “is one of the Internet’s leading voices on global education news and commentary.” In “Alexander Hamilton Institute Seeks to Bridge America’s Divisions,” Mike Sabo, an editor [...]

Roger and Juliana Pilon Honored by Institute for Humane Studies

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS), an educational non-profit located in Alexandria, Virginia, “supports and partners with professors to promote the teaching and research of classical liberal ideas and to advance higher education’s core purpose of intellectual discovery and human progress.”  Founded in 1961, IHS has a long and distinguished history in partnering with [...]

Message from the President’s Desk: AHI and the Coronavirus

March 20, 2020 Dear Friends and Supporters of AHI: COVID-19, the coronavirus, is presenting formidable challenges to us all. Each of us must now make hard choices about how to live our lives and what level of risk is acceptable in conducting our daily affairs in everything from finding groceries to helping loved ones. Yet, [...]

AHI’s Juliana Pilon Speaks at Center for Security Policy

On January 30, the Center for Security Policy, a Washington D. C.-based think tank devoted to understanding the “challenges and opportunities likely to affect American security," hosted a panel of experts to discuss the threat posed by socialism to national security.  The three-person panel included Fred Fleitz, the Center’s president, J. Michael Waller, senior analyst [...]

AHI Pre-Super Bowl Gathering: Douglas Ambrose on “The Federalist”

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) proudly announces a Pre-Super Bowl gathering.  Douglas Ambrose, Professor of History, Hamilton College, will speak on “The Ironies of The Federalist.” The event will take place from 4 pm to 6 pm, Sunday, February 2, at AHI headquarters, 21 W. Park Row, Clinton. [...]

Applications Open for 2020 AHI National Security Program

Applications are now open for the 2020 AHI Washington Program on National Security (WaPoNS) in Washington, DC, June 14 to 28.  The deadline for all applications is April 15, 2020.  Application materials should be sent to either Senior Fellow Dr. Juliana Pilon (juliana.geran.pilon@gmail.com), or AHI President Robert Paquette (bob@theahi.org). There is no electronic application process. Application requirements: The [...]

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