Istrabadi honored with Michael A. and Laurie Burns McRobbie Bicentennial Professorship in Global Strategic Studies

The Indiana University Board of Trustees has honored Ambassador Feisal al-Istrabadi with the Michael A. and Laurie Burns McRobbie Bicentennial Professorship in Global Strategic Studies. He was also granted tenure as Full Professor of Central Eurasian Studies in IU’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. (more…)

Hamilton on Foreign Policy 169: Middle East Commands our Attention

Looking back over the years that I’ve been involved with foreign policy; I find it noteworthy that policymakers spend so much time and attention on the Middle East. It has only 3% of the world’s population and is not particularly wealthy or powerful, but the world watches and is often fixated there.

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HLS Language Workshop Offers Critical Instruction in Hakha Lai, a Language of Myanmar’s Diaspora

For the first time in its history, the Hamilton Lugar School’s Language Workshop will offer Hakha Lai in its upcoming summer term. Hakha Lai (pronounced Hak-HA Lai) is a language spoken in the Chin State in Myanmar and in refugee communities across the world, primarily in the United States, Norway, and Australia.

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