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What to do in regards to Syria

Earlier this year we know that Syria used chemical weapons upon its people. Many argue that at times like this humanitarian intervention ha…

Started by Spencer Krischuk

1 Dec 10, 2013
Reply by Shrideep

Can state sovereignty be more important than a humanitarian crisis?

The rule of Bashar al Assad caused more than one hundred thousand deaths in the Syrian civil war. This did not lead the World to action. Ho…

Started by Cornelius Kast

2 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by Tessa Wakefield

On The Tension Between Humanitarian Law And International Law:The Case Of Syria War

The joint Russian-US deal to eliminate Syria’s chemical stockpile in order to avoid a US military strike on Syria and its concomitant drift…

Started by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe

0 Sep 23, 2013

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The Power of Tribalism, with Amy Chua & Walter Russell Mead

"In our foreign policy, for at least half a century, we have been spectacularly blind to the power of tribal politics," says Amy Chua, author of "Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations." What does this mean in 2019? How can Americans move past tribalism? Don't miss this conversation with Chua and Bard College's Walter Russell Mead, moderated by Bard's Roger Berkowitz.

Climate Change, Intergenerational Ethics, & Political Responsibility, with Stephen Gardiner

University of Washington's Professor Stephen Gardiner discusses the ethics of climate change from intergenerational, political, and personal perspectives. Should individuals feel bad for using plastic straws or eating meat? What should the UN and its member states do? And how can older generations make up for "a massive failure in leadership" that has led, in part, to the current crisis?

C2G Update: Nature-based Solutions, the UN, & the IPCC Reports, with Janos Pasztor

Janos Pasztor, executive director of the Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G), gives an update on his team's work after a busy week in New York. In the wake of troubling IPCC reports on climate change's effect on the oceans and land use, what more can the UN do? What are the challenges of nature-based solutions? And how should we handle climate change fatigue, individually and on a societal level?

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