The military coup that has ended Myanmar’s civilian government and brought military chief Min Aung Hlaing to power is a dangerous and anti-democratic move that is very worrying to those concerned with human rights, civil rights, and the development of democracy.
Seven weeks before a new administration enters the White House, the Hamilton Lugar School’s sixth conference on America’s Role in the World® brought together a diverse range of experts and activists under the theme “Foreign Policy Begins at Home.”
At the Hamilton Lugar School’s sixth conference on America’s Role in the World®, Rohingya Burmese activist Wai Wai Nu will receive the School’s Global Voices for Change Award, given for her dedication to improving the lives of Rohingya in Myanmar, empowering marginalized women, advocating for equal rights, and enhancing mutual understanding between diverse groups.
The Hamilton Lugar School’s sixth conference on America’s Role in the World® on December 1 and 2 will host a range of policy experts, journalists, and activists as they discuss and debate some of the most consequential global issues facing the US as it transitions to a new administration.
At a time when a pandemic is gripping the world, China is undermining democratic movements in Hong Kong and abroad, Russia is working to disrupt elections in Europe and the United States, global climate change looms as an existential threat, and immigration continues to be at the highest level since World War II, the global… Read more »
As COVID-19 spreads from Europe, East Asia, and the US to other parts of the world, medical professionals and human rights advocates have been pointing out the special threat the virus poses to refugees and asylum-seekers.
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.
The America’s Role in the World® Student Editorial Contest has its second winner!
Wide-ranging and engaging panels on climate change, national security in the 2020s, and presidential elections, in addition to compelling conversations with Ambassador William J. Burns and Senator Todd Young, animated the Hamilton Lugar School’s fifth annual conference on America’s Role in the World®, which concluded on Friday with IU President Michael A. McRobbie presenting the… Read more »
During a panel at the Hamilton Lugar School’s conference on America’s Role in the World®, political consultant and founder of North Star Opinion Research Whit Ayres pointed to the years 1968, 2002, 2004, and 2006 as all times when foreign policy helped determine the outcome of a Congressional or presidential election, as the United States… Read more »