With a new administration taking office, it is tempting to put the disturbing events of Jan. 6 behind us. But we should not dismiss – or fail to learn from – what happened when the president of the United States incited his followers to storm the Capitol and try to overturn a lawfully decided election.
The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies will host a groundbreaking symposium on the COVID care crisis and the pandemic’s impact on women in academia. The online event takes place Thursday, January 14 (11am–5:30pm) and Friday, January 15 (11am–4:30pm) and is open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Law School Survey… Read more »
President-elect Joe Biden will take office vowing to bridge partisan differences and unite Americans. It will not be easy. Biden will have to work with a Congress that is deeply divided, reflecting divisions among the American people that have grown stronger and more intense.
Pundits have been commenting on the Decline of the West since the German philosopher Oswald Spengler published a book by that title in 1918. The Western world may not be as dominant as it once was, but its decline has been exaggerated.
The United States and Europe led the world in pursuit of freedom and democracy in the post-World War II period. Relying on shared values, including a commitment to democratic governance and human rights, we shaped an international order that improved life for people around the world.
When I first arrived at the Hamilton Lugar School at Indiana University, I knew I was interested in foreign affairs but I was not sure which subjects in particular I wanted to study.
Having won the election for U.S. President, Joe Biden now has an opportunity to take stock of America, to assess where we have been and where we are going. With voting now behind us, I see several trends that will challenge President Elect Biden and his team.
Where is the hope for the Middle East? No matter how hard we try, it is hard to find grounds for optimism about the future of this troubled region.
Call it American exceptionalism or not, the American people have always embraced the idea that we live in an exceptional country. We are grateful to be Americans. We take a lot of pride in our country, as we should. Pride and patriotism are among America’s greatest strengths.
While the Coronavirus Pandemic has disrupted every area of life as we know it, nothing has changed more than the ways in which we travel (or don’t travel). Marria Peduto Class of 2021 International Studies | East Asian Language and Cultures