Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has dismissed allegations that his close associates and campaign advisers have had close ties with Russia. He defended his ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, blaming the controversy on what he called illegally leaked information. Klaus Larres ,...
The Institute for Advanced Study, since its founding in 1930, has provided an unbiased environment for international scholars to pursue vital and groundbreaking work in the sciences and humanities. Its mission is to recruit the world’s most prominent scholars, “in the spirit of America at...
Note: On Thursday, February 2, Dr. Amer Al Homssi arrived at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, after his return from the United Arab Emirates. Read more about his return: A Syrian Doctor Returns to Illinois . According to the lawsuit filed by Bernard...
Bernard Harcourt , Visiting Professor in the School of Social Science, and Thomas Anthony Durkin have filed a lawsuit against President Trump's controversial executive order on immigration. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a pro bono client, Dr. Amer Al Homssi, who had...
The following is a letter sent by Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor, to the Institute Board of Trustees, Faculty and Emeriti, and Staff, on January 30, 2017.
Those that did not foresee the likelihood or even the possibility of Donald Trump’s victory are going to find it hard to discipline themselves to a balanced projection of his forthcoming first term. To ardent liberals in the United States – not least most of...

In the Media

October 22, 2016
Glen Bowersock weighs in on the 2016 Election with a reflection on Cleon, the Donald Trump of fifth century B.C. Athens. Cleon’s fiery rhetoric made him exceptionally persuasive to the people, Bowersock writes: Cleon's wealth, bluster, ignorance, and polemic are well known to...
Vladimir Putin
Jonathan Haslam , George F. Kennan Professor in the School of Historical Studies, explores the unpredictable nature of international relations between Russia and the United States. Read more http://ow.ly/9d0R302ES4z .
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