With rising tensions in the Middle East, what does Iran seek to gain by further provoking the United States and its allies?
Month: September 2019
Here’s what some amazing HLS students were up to this summer
Need some inspiration for your next adventure through HLS? Well, look no further!
Hamilton on Foreign Policy #124: US should seek ‘a small deal’ with North Korea
North Korea, a poor, isolated, unpredictable and nuclear-armed country, presents a perilous foreign policy challenge, but the chances of urgently needed U.S.-North Korean arms control negotiations are currently not encouraging.
Understanding the Ties Between Chinese Government and Business
China’s GDP is the second largest in the world and, under the leadership of Xi Jinping, its government has taken on a significant role within the nation’s business life. Of the global economy’s 500 largest companies by revenue, for instance, 82 are state-owned enterprises from mainland China. One Chinese state-owned enterprise alone, the energy giant… Read more »
From Russia with Pride: Queer Russian politics takes center stage at HLS
Lyosha Gorshkov, a Brooklyn-based LGBTQ+ activist, has quickly become one of the most outspoken and influential voices in queer politics today. Despite being profiled by outlets such as LogoTV and Vice News, he dismisses fame and media exposure as entirely beside the point.
Stacey Van Vleet Puts Tibet at the Center
For some, the word “Tibet” conjures visions of elaborate monasteries, steep promontories, and, perhaps, political turmoil. For others, Tibet begins and ends with “Free Tibet!” and brief flirtations with Buddhism. Luckily, Dr. Stacey Van Vleet, assistant professor in the Hamilton Lugar School’s Department of Central Eurasian Studies (CEUS), is ready to take us all to… Read more »
Student advocate takes on migration crisis one meal at a time
For Morgan Hoffman, Hamilton Lugar School junior and human rights advocate, there’s always room at the table.
A Fresh Perspective on the End of the Cold War
Michael de Groot, assistant professor of foreign relations of the Russian Federation in the Hamilton Lugar School’s Department of International Studies, is writing a history of the end of the Cold War. Or, rather, he is rewriting the history of the end of the Cold War.
Global media postdoctoral scholar uses public scholarship to improve media literacy
Noah Arjomand wants to directly connect his scholarship to the public good. As the Mark Helmke Postdoctoral Scholar in Global Media, Development and Democracy for the Center for International Media Assistance and the Indiana University Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Arjomand is finding ways to share his research on cross-cultural communications with the… Read more »
How will the protests in Hong Kong proceed as they enter their fifth month?
As the protests in Hong Kong enter their fifth month, the world is still watching China closely in their highest-stakes demonstration since Tiananmen Square.