Lee Feinstein led a small delegation of the US Holocaust Museum that traveled to Myanmar and Bangladesh this past summer for meetings with the foreign policy leadership of the Burmese government, civil society leaders, and to visit the refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar.
This program will feature an account of this trip, including the grim plight of the Rohingya. He will give an assessment of the role of Aung San Suu Kyi, and the international response, including how the U.S. administration has and has not responded.
Lee Feinstein is founding dean of the School of Global and International
Studies at IU Bloomington. Lee's background is in foreign policy and national security. He has held senior positions at the departments of State and Defense, including as principal deputy director of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff, and as an ambassador. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, where he was also senior fellow in foreign policy and international law. He is the author, with Tod Lindberg, of Means to an End: U.S. Interest and the International Criminal Court (Brookings).
Potluck dessert will follow the program. Please bring baked goods, fruit or drinks.