Workshop to address ethical issues in national security work

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Surveillance technology, big data analysis, national security threats and global demographics continue to evolve alongside intelligence and security work. As technologies and protocols change, so do the ethical frameworks that guide them. “Ethics in the National Security Professions,” a half-day workshop April 15 at IU Bloomington, will grapple […]

Legal and policy experts to discuss accountability and decisions in Middle East

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre: Foreign policy is often shrouded in mystery behind the closed doors of Washington’s intelligence agencies. But members of Congress — the officials we elect and imbue with power — also play a role in deciding U.S. policy in the Middle East. And with civil war wreaking havoc in the […]

Conflict resolution is ‘paramount challenge,’ Hamilton says in IU lecture

Few public officials have had more experience in trying to resolve conflicts and build consensus than Lee Hamilton, who directs the Center on Congress at Indiana University and was recently appointed a distinguished scholar and professor of practice in IU’s new School of Global and International Studies. Hamilton, who represented southern Indiana in Congress for […]

Conference features national security experts from campus and beyond

A conference this week at Indiana University Bloomington will shine a light on national security challenges facing the U.S. government as it moves beyond a decade-long focus on counter-terrorism and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Featuring former Assistant Secretary of Defense Mary Beth Long and other current and former high-ranking officials, the conference also […]