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Drones and Just War Theory

The United States’ increased use of drone warfare has incited mixed reactions from the public and officials alike. Supporters of drones arg…

Started by Tessa Wakefield

3 Dec 16, 2013
Reply by Tessa Wakefield

The Situation in Afghanistan: Counter-terrorism vs. Counter-insurgency Efforts

As the United States approaches 15 years of military involvement in Afghanistan in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks, there…

Started by Siri Manning

3 Dec 4, 2013
Reply by Calvin Ziegler

Asylum for Snowden?

The German country is divided. This time over morality. Or politics. Prominent German intellectuals and politicians are of the opinion that…

Started by Linda Eggert

1 Nov 8, 2013
Reply by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe

Syria: Two Positions to Consider

As the drumbeat for war in Syria intensifies, Carnegie Council publishes two pieces on the ethics of intervention: AGAINST: "'To Jaw-Jaw Is…

Started by Carnegie Council

5 Sep 10, 2013
Reply by Linda Eggert

The Letter of Last Resort: A Debate on Second Strike Nuclear Ethics

BBC hosted the following discussion: What would you tell the commander of the Trident submarine at sea to do if the UK was destroyed, and i…

Started by Carnegie Council

1 Aug 5, 2013
Reply by Al LeBlanc

Global Ethics Fellows Conference Readings

Attached below please find the following readings which will form the basis of discussion on the afternoon of November 10 during the 2011 G…

Started by Carnegie Council

1 Apr 14, 2013
Reply by Professor (Dr) Surendra Pathak

SUSTAINABILITY FORUM on What Individuals Can Do

READ this Carnegie Council forum on the most important thing(s) individuals can do to be sustainable. ADD your responses to the roundtable…

Started by Carnegie Council

0 Sep 27, 2011

SUSTAINABILITY FORUM on the Population Factor

READ this Carnegie Council forum on the relationship between population and sustainability. ADD your responses to the roundtable below. For…

Started by Carnegie Council

0 Sep 27, 2011

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The Living Legacy of WWI: Jane Addams & Her Cosmopolitan Ethics, with Seiko Mimaki

"What distinguished Addams from other peace advocates was her strong emphasis on the crucial role of marginalized people, such as women, immigrants, and workers, in the peacemaking process," says Seiko Mimaki. Her views are highly relevant today, when people see themselves as abandoned by global elites. Unlike that of Woodrow Wilson, her vision of cosmopolitanism "pursued freedom and opportunity for everyone, not just for a privileged few."

What do Americans (Republican Voters) Actually Think?

We hear all sorts of assumptions as to what American voters—and now specifically Republican voters who may or may not serve as the basis for President Trump's support—think and believe about U.S. foreign policy. Do they have affection for Putin and Russia? Are they skeptical of free trade?

The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It, with Yasch Mounk

Harvard's Yascha Mounk argues that liberalism and democracy are coming apart, creating new forms of illiberal democracy (democracy without rights) and undemocratic liberalism (rights without democracy). Populist leaders are flourishing; indeed, Hungary is on the verge of descending into dictatorship, with shamefully little criticism from the Europe or the U.S. What are the causes of this phenomenon? What can we do about it?

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