We are living in a difficult time. Our country and its communities are deeply polarized; many Americans distrust one another as well as the government and other institutions. The novel coronavirus has deepened our problems in a way none of us imagined.
Month: April 2020
The Hamilton Lugar School is committed to supporting Fulbright Program alumni and Peace Corps volunteers whose experiences were impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. We are proud to join IU’s O’Neill School of Public & Environmental Affairs and other esteemed institutions such as Johns Hopkins, George Washington, University of Virginia, and Syracuse in offering application… Read more »
As the novel coronavirus spreads and its impacts deepen, affecting people in our own communities and families, it is a good time to consider its effects on our emotional, psychological, and social lives. Anxiety, loneliness, fear, and grief may all become more acute as the pandemic continues.
The toughest issue in foreign policy is when, where and how to intervene in the affairs of other countries – and when to walk away. Given America’s role as a global leader, the question arises for U.S. leaders again and again.
On the occasion of Sen. Richard Lugar’s 88th birthday, we pause to reflect on his legacy and the impact he continues to have on the state, the nation, the world, and—perhaps, most importantly—the students who call the Hamilton Lugar School home and seek to follow in his footsteps.
In 2018, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd completed a full buyout of Grindr, the world’s largest social media networking app for gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people. In March 2019, as reported by several news sources, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)— a governing body created by Ford administration to judge… Read more »
The participants of the conference on America’s Role in the World®, the country’s premier nonpartisan foreign policy conference, have been reporting the news or asked to comment on news stories on a range of topics, from national security to the role of diplomacy to COVID-19 to the climate crisis.
Ambassador Lee Feinstein—founding dean of the Hamilton Lugar School—has joined the board of directors for the International Center, an Indiana-based center that has worked for forty years to boost Indiana’s global footprint.
The U.S. has been the world’s leader for decades in promoting democracy, political liberalization, free trade and collective security. For the most part, Americans support that role, but many are wondering about its costs, and are growing ambivalent about our global engagement.