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American Foreign Policy after Iraq and Afghanistan

Lee H. Hamilton, the vice chairman of the nation’s 9/11 Commission and co-chair of the Iraq Study Group, presented his lecture, “American Foreign Policy after Iraq and Afghanistan,” on March 27, 2012, in the Memorial Union’s Great Hall. Hon. Lee H. Hamilton Director, The Center on Congress at Indiana University Member of Congress from Indiana … Continue reading American Foreign Policy after Iraq and Afghanistan

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Whither the Global Economy?

Kazuhide Ishikawa, longtime Japanese diplomat, was the featured speaker at the ninth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 26, 2010. His lecture, “Whither the Global Economy?” was held in ISU’s Memorial Union Sun Room. Kazuhide Ishikawa Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan Ishikawa is Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, and Deputy Chief … Continue reading Whither the Global Economy?

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U.S.-Spanish Relations in the 21st Century

Strengthening American diplomatic relations with long-time European allies was a priority of the Obama presidency. The ambassador of one of those close allies – Jorge Dezcallar, ambassador of Spain to the United States – presented the eighth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 26, 2009. His lecture, “U.S.-Spanish Relations in the 21st Century,” … Continue reading U.S.-Spanish Relations in the 21st Century

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A Canadian Conversation with the New U.S. President

The Honorable Lloyd Axworthy, former president and vice chancellor of The University of Winnipeg and former Canadian minister of foreign affairs, presented the seventh annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 30, 2008. Axworthy explored the United States presidential election and what it might mean to Canada in his lecture, titled “A Canadian Conversation … Continue reading A Canadian Conversation with the New U.S. President

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A View from the Senate: Foreign Policy and Economic Issues

U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., presented the fourth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on October 30, 2005. His lecture, “A View from the Senate: Foreign Policy and Economic Issues,” was presented in the Memorial Union Sun Room. Chuck Hagel Former Secretary of Defense Former U.S. Senator (R-Nebraska) huck Hagel was the first enlisted combat … Continue reading A View from the Senate: Foreign Policy and Economic Issues