We had high hopes for the future of U.S.-Russian relations after the collapse of the Soviet Union three decades ago. The Cold War had ended, and Russia seemed for a time to be moving in the direction of openness and democracy. But those hopes were soon dashed.
Month: December 2021
By Dean Lee Feinstein, as published in the Chicago Tribune This piece may be disturbing to some readers. It offers limited hope, optimism, and earnest language, with brief scenes of unity. Like many who have worked on promoting democracy around the world, I spend a lot of time these days worried about the state of our… Read more »
The nationally recognized policy scholar and former ambassador will lead a global advisory firm in D.C. BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Lee Feinstein, founding dean of the Indiana University Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, will step down from his executive role Jan. 31, 2022. Feinstein will begin a new position as president of Washington,… Read more »
Among the Hamilton Lugar school’s recent faculty achievements, Daniel Caner published a new monograph, “The Rich and the Pure: Philanthropy and the Making of Christian Society in Early Byzantium“. Professor Caner is the Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (MELC). He primarily examines late antique social and cultural history, with an emphasis on… Read more »
HLS students are actively raising awareness of and providing support to Afghan evacuees living at Camp Atterbury, a military training base for the Indiana National Guard. At its peak, over 7000 Afghans lived in Camp Atterbury while waiting for resettlement across the country. Under the leadership of Abbey Krulik, Sophie Langfitt, and Leah Heneveld, students… Read more »
The United States emerged in the 20th century as the world’s most powerful and competitive nation. Our economy, our technology and our political system became the envy of all others. But in recent years, many observers have claimed that America is losing its edge.