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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Gene Editing Governance & Dr. He Jiankui, with Jeffrey Kahn

Jeffrey Kahn, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute for Bioethics, discusses the many governance issues connected to gene editing. Plus, he gives a first-hand account of an historic conference in Hong Kong last year in which Dr. He Jiankui shared his research on the birth of the world's first germline genetically engineered babies. What's the future of the governance of this emerging technology?

Trump is the Symptom, Not the Problem

Astute observers of U.S. foreign policy have been making the case, as we move into the 2020 elections, not to see the interruptions in the flow of U.S. foreign policy solely as a result of the personality and foibles of the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, writes Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev. Ian Bremmer and Colin Dueck expand on this thought.

Gene Editing: Overview, Ethics, & the Near Future, with Robert Klitzman

In the first in a series of podcasts on gene editing, Columbia's Dr. Robert Klitzman provides an overview of the technology, ethical and governance issues, and where it could all go in the near future. Plus he explains why the birth of genetically engineered twins in China last year was a "seismic" event. How could gene editing lead to more inequality? What could be some of unintended consequences?

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