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A Message from Carnegie Council

Posted by Carnegie Council on December 11, 2019 at 5:04pm 2 Comments

To all members of the Global Ethics Network:

It is with deep affection for this extraordinary community that Carnegie Council is today announcing the closure of the Global Ethics Network web platform.

This decision has not come lightly. In the past two years, the Council underwent a major strategic planning process, and we decided to end several of our longstanding programs to focus on the development of new initiatives.

Thank you—each and every one of you—for your participation. Together, we have created something special: a truly global online network of kind, thoughtful people committed to making this world better for everyone. We hope you will continue in this spirit.

In the meantime, Carnegie Council is still here, and we are still the same institution that worked with…

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#Cyberpeacefare #Brainstorming #World Peace Ceasefire Christmas Day 2019

Posted by Al LeBlanc on December 9, 2019 at 6:03am 1 Comment

Brainstorming Christmas 2019 Thought.  Back some 100 years or so ago (WWI Trench Warfare) the guns  went silent to observe Christmas Peace Day.  Might such an event occur today in the Middle East ?  Any opinions of at least a cyberpeace cessation of hostilities or a cyberpeace tsunami for peace (chaos theory butterfly effect) ?  Any comments/ideas/feedback/CyberPeaceGadfly

Macron needs to reign in the anti-Bulgarian crazy talk for the sake of French national security

Posted by Iveta Cherneva on November 4, 2019 at 11:31am 0 Comments

France’s President Emmanuel Macron just told a French far-right magazine that he preferred legal immigrants from Guinea or Cote d’Ivoire to the illegal Ukrainian or Bulgarian gangs.

Everyone prefers decent people to criminal rings. I prefer regular people to criminals. That’s not news.…

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The human rights case against Volkswagen in Turkey

Posted by Iveta Cherneva on October 29, 2019 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

War is not only a question of ethics and humanitarian disaster. It is bad news for business.

For a car giant like Volkwagen whose business model is built on consumer appeal, it made sense to stop and pause when Turkey attacked the Kurds in Syria. A USD 1.4bln Volkswagen…

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A Parting of Values: America First versus Transactionalism

"The existing divide in American foreign policy discourse has been the extent to which the U.S. must actively propagate and spread its values, or defend them or promote them even when there is no interest at stake," writes Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev. How does American civil society demand consideration of moral and ethical concerns in the decisions both to go to war and how the war will be prosecuted?

Suleimani Is Dead, but Diplomacy Shouldn’t Be

Carnegie Council fellow and Pacific Delegate Philip Caruso advocates for the value of diplomacy in the aftermath of the U.S. killing Iran's general Qassem Suleimani. "Iran cannot win a war against the United States, nor can the United States afford to fight one," he argues. This article was originally published in "Foreign Policy" and is posted here with kind permission.

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