All Discussions Tagged 'ethics' (8)

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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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Rebuilding the Narrative: Recreating the Rationale for U.S. Leadership, with Ash Jain

There is skepticism about the core values of U.S. policy from both sides, says Ash Jain of the Atlantic Council, and the international order is under siege as never before. The Atlantic Council has launched an initiative aimed at revitalizing the rules-based democratic order and rebuilding bipartisan support among policymakers and the broader public. In this important discussion Jain explains the initiative's objectives and grapples with the audience's questions on how to move forward.

Global Ethics Weekly: Millennials, Climate Change, & Foreign Policy, with Nikolas Gvosdev

Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev discusses the generational divide in U.S. politics in the context of foreign policy and the environment. What are the international implications of initiatives like the Green New Deal? What would an "America First" environmental policy look like? And what happens if the U.S. continues to take a backseat on this issue?

A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism, with Adam Gopnik

In his eloquent defense of liberalism, Adam Gopnik goes back to its origins and argues that rather than being emphasizing the role of the individual, "two principles, the principle of community and the principle of compromise," are at the core of the liberal project. Indeed, these are the essential elements of humane, pluralist societies; and in an age of autocracy, our very lives may depend on their continued existence.

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