Ambassador Dennis Ross to speak on Middle East challenges

With a new administration in Washington raising questions about the future of U.S. Middle East policy, expect an Indiana University Bloomington lecture by Ambassador Dennis Ross to provide insight on what to expect. Ross, a key figure in developing, implementing and analyzing U.S. policies in the Middle East for nearly three decades, will speak on […]

Like it or not, US must engage with Middle East, panelists say

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Foreign policy decisions never exist in a bubble. Whichever presidential candidate takes office in 2017 will inherit, willingly or not, a Middle Eastern geopolitical scene with not only competing regional players but also a history of conflicting American policies. Future policymakers will be forced to follow a series […]

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 […]

Midwest consul general of Israel to speak at IU Bloomington

What does the current conflict and unrest in the Middle East look like from the perspective of Israel? Indiana University Bloomington students, faculty and staff and community residents will get a first-hand report on the topic this week. Roey Gilad, general consul of Israel to the Midwest, will speak on “A View of the Middle […]