‘Indiana in the World’ panelists link food production, global engagement

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Despite representing a relatively small proportion of the global population, Indiana has a large international footprint. Indiana’s industries, the legacy of Indiana public officials and the role of IU as a global institution put Hoosiers at the forefront of foreign policy concerns. The final session of the “American’s […]

Panelists question prospects for ‘grand strategy’

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Despite an effort to plan, the habitual reliance on old scripts and the impossibility of predicting future events leave U.S. foreign policy vulnerable. A grand strategy might offer a roadmap toward achieving the nation’s intersecting, and sometimes conflicting, goals abroad. “Presidential administrations have long sought the holy grail […]

SGIS panelists: Next steps in nonproliferation will be challenging

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Although presidential hopefuls may debate nonproliferation concerns in terms of ideals, the next president will be forced to forge a path within the constraints of America’s historical strategies, experts said at an Indiana University conference. Past nuclear nonproliferation strategies may not dictate future plans but they do construct […]

Lugar talks diplomacy, praises new IU School of Global and International Studies

Washington has been buzzing over Indiana University’s new School of Global and International Studies, former Sen. Richard Lugar told an IU Bloomington audience this week. Lugar, who delivered the Patrick O’Meara International Lecture on Monday, said he attended a recent event in the capital at which many people asked him about the school. An IU […]