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Can Humor Really Harm a Dictator?

Our colleague Mladen Joksic coauthored a very successful essay for Foreign Policy last week looking at the rise of laughtivism, or the use…

Started by Carnegie Council

0 Apr 17, 2013

The Role of the WTO

How the WTO can Promote Business and Human Rights unhcr.pdf Coherence between trade and human rights policies is particularly important in…

Started by Susan Ariel Aaronson

2 Nov 6, 2012
Reply by Iveta Cherneva

Are Trade Agreements the Right Venue to Balance Internet Freedom and Internet Stability?

There is a contradiction at the heart of the Internet. At the same time more people are using the Internet, a growing number of governments…

Started by Susan Ariel Aaronson

0 Mar 9, 2012

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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