“The risk that a nuclear weapon is used is higher than at any point since the Cuban Missile Crisis.”
Month: March 2019
Addressing nuclear threats depends on diplomacy, international engagement
To ensure stability, prosperity and peace amid the threat of nuclear weapons, the United States needs strong leadership, diplomacy and international cooperation, according to diplomats and politicians who recently came together at Indiana University to address the world’s most pressing foreign policy challenges. National security was a focus of great concern at IU’s fourth annual… Read more »
Panelists say Congress should reevaluate its hold on foreign policy
The 2018 midterm elections may have broken the single-party rule of Congress and the White House, but that doesn’t make a reassertion of Congressional foreign policy power much more likely. That was the consensus of the second panel at the America’s Role in the World Conference, “The New Congress, War Powers, and U.S. Foreign Policy,” at… Read more »
Expanding cyberthreats on mind of America’s Role in the World panel
The cyber threats that could have influenced an election and have certainly dominated the news in the last few years have fertile ground for growth. At Indiana University’s fourth annual America’s Role in the World conference, a panel of security experts on the panel titled “National Security Challenges 2020” forecasted several potential dangers that could… Read more »
Hamilton on Foreign Policy #111: The Challenge of the U.S. – China Relationship
Recently I met with mid-level military officers from around the world who were visiting the U.S. In that meeting, and in similar meetings with diplomats and foreign ministers, I have been impressed with the focus on a single topic: the competition between the United States and China.
Former U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz to headline IU’s fourth America’s Role in the World conference
Ernest J. Moniz, former United States secretary of energy and co-chair and CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual conference on America’s Role in the World, March 21 and 22 in the Shreve Auditorium at Indiana University’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.
Here are Some Monumental Things to Recognize This International Women’s Day
We’ve Avoided Nuclear War (This Time), but Peace Remains Elusive
Terrorists, dogfights and potential for nuclear war – here’s the latest on what’s going on between India and Pakistan.
Hamilton on Foreign Policy #110: What Do We Do about Russia?
Russia keeps inserting itself into the world’s conflicts, exerting outsized influence in the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere. How much of a threat does it pose to the United States? And what should we do about it? These questions are at the top of our foreign policy agenda.
Let’s Talk About our Amazing MUN Team
IU’s Model UN team has been performing exceptionally well – here’s a little insight on what that means and what they’ve been doing to change the game!