by Lee H. Hamilton The world is seeing the effects of Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine in rising oil and natural gas prices. A much more serious impact is coming: a global food catastrophe.
By Lee H. Hamilton A recent column in the New York Times argued that American voters “haven’t been worried like this in a long time” and that their fears could have a big influence in the 2022 elections. It’s certainly true that voters have a lot to be concerned about – and that our fears… Read more »
HLS Professor of Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures, Religious Studies, and Gender Studies’ latest publication explores Islam through a scholarly lens Asma Afsaruddin is a professor of Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures, Religious Studies, and Gender Studies at the Hamilton Lugar School. She is an expert on Islamic studies, including Islamic religious and political thought,… Read more »
Hamilton Lugar alumnus Nicholas Atkinson graduated in 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and East Asian Languages and Cultures. Nicholas is also an outstanding graduate of Indiana University’s Chinese Flagship Program. He recently published an article with the leading policy outlet, ‘The Diplomat.‘ In the article, ‘China’s Wolf Warriors Aren’t The Majority… Read more »
The Indiana University (IU) Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, in partnership with the Columbia-Harvard China and the World program, will host an international conference on US-China relations, featuring experts on Chinese foreign policy from IU, Harvard, Columbia, and other universities in the U.S. and internationally. The conference, part of the IU Hamilton… Read more »
Featuring Under Secretary Bonnie Denise Jenkins BLOOMINGTON, IND. – The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University will host the seventh annual America’s Role in the World conference April 6-7, 2022, a nonpartisan event convening leading experts and scholars to discuss the most pressing global affairs issues. Topics will include the… Read more »
Col. Robert McVey becomes the Hamilton Lugar School’s newest War College Fellow The Hamilton Lugar School (HLS) is one of a select number of institutions with the privilege to host fellows from the US Army War College Program, which allows Army leaders to enrich their strategic thinking in an academic setting. HLS welcomed its newest… Read more »
By Lee H. Hamilton February 16, 2022 The 2022 Winter Olympics, wrapping up in Beijing, have again focused the world’s attention on China. The games have provided China with an opportunity to impress a worldwide audience and to distract attention from criticism over human rights violations and other issues. But there is rarely a time… Read more »
By Lee H. Hamilton February 2, 2022 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is the largest peacetime alliance in the world and has been arguably the most successful such alliance in history. It has had remarkable success in achieving its basic goals: containing Soviet expansion, checking the rise of nationalism and helping integrate Europe. It provides… Read more »
We Americans share a common faith in democracy as the best and most just system of governance. We treasure government “of the people, by the people and for the people.” With the founders, we believe that governments derive their authority from the consent of the governed.