The killing of General Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. drone strike has raised tensions between Iran and the United States to a new level. The overriding question is, will we slide into a war?
Is America in decline, or are our best days still to come? It’s a question that pundits, politicians and many of the rest of us often discuss. Are we pessimistic or optimistic about our future?
Dear Friends of the Hamilton Lugar School,
On behalf of my faculty colleagues, staff, and students, thank you for your support during 2019—and happy new year and happy holidays.
The United States struck a forceful blow against terrorism in late October when ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi blew himself up after being cornered in a raid by U.S. forces. But killing and capturing terrorists is only one approach. It needs to be attended by a robust effort to prevent terrorism from happening in the first place.
In his year-end remarks, President Michael A. McRobbie drew special attention to the many achievements of the Hamilton Lugar School as he shared what makes IU a unique and empowering place to study. (more…)
For decades, the United States has pursued a policy of extensive engagement – military, economic and diplomatic – throughout the world.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, is arguably the most successful national security alliance in history.
Click the link above to read one of our students get sentimental about his time studying in Rabat, Morocco and why you should go overseas too.
The 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women saw a group of Hamilton Lugar School students come to New York City to participate as civilian delegates and meet with stakeholders on topics such as women’s land and inheritance rights in Kenya. (more…)
On November 8, the Hamilton Lugar School hosted “The US-Japan Partnership in the 21st Century,” the inaugural national conference that brought together renowned experts on Japan’s politics and society to discuss its present and future from a variety of perspectives. (more…)