Distinguished speaker series
U.S. Foreign aid in the 21st Century: A View from Malawi

October 15th — Dalitso Kubalasa, the executive director of the Malawi Economic Justice Network, discussed how recent changes in the way the US government delivers foreign aid have shaped development efforts on the ground in Malawi.

Great Decisions
India changes course (Great Decisions)

For the US, change in India brings unknowns, heralding an age ruled by a prime minister new to national office and other policymakers who have been out of the public eye for a decade. Now, the U.S. has to determine how to best secure its interests as India asserts itself on the world stage.

Academic WorldQuest
The excitement of Academic WorldQuest from years gone by

ICWA has been running the statewide competition for Academic WorldQuest, selecting a team of high school global trivia geniuses to represent Indiana in the national championship in DC in April. From our archives we offer this report from the 2010 Indiana competition.

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Adventures in dining
Adventures in International Dining

Join ICWA members and their friends for an exploration of some of the most interesting cultures in the world, and some of the best food in Indy.

CIA, Syrian intelligence, and the Russian SVR

ICWA Board member Terry Simmons has a new book, CIA, Syrian intelligence, and the Russian SVR: Competition For Syria And The Post-Assad Geopolitical Contiguous Space. Buy it!

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Fran Quigley — Haiti Strikes Back

From Foreign Affairs — A deadly 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti was quickly traced to a UN camp, but the UN has been slow to take responsibility. In response, Haitian lawyers and advocates have decided to sue the international organization for damages. They might not win their case, but their efforts could at least leave Haiti with a better-functioning legal system.

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Pierre Atlas on The Middle East in Crisis

September 11th 2014 — The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies kicked off it speaker series with the area’s top expert on the Middle East … at just the right time!

US foreign policy
America and the World with Senator Lugar

Why should you attend Sen. Lugar's talk? His hour-plus talks without notes covering the entire world ... it's a masterful piece of performance art. This guy truly has shaped the world in which we live (mostly for good). See if retirement from politics leads him to be a bit more willing to criticize Republicans.

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