July 2018 Blog Posts (13)

#Cyberpeacefare #Power of One #Helen Keller

"I am only one; but I am still one.  I cannot do everything, but I can still do something.  I will not refuse to do something I can do."  Helen Keller

Comment:  Nowadays, the "power of one" is greatly amplified/multiplied by the world-wide web/social media.  Anyone with an internet connection can communicate her "something" for a better world."   CyberPeaceGadfly

Added by Al LeBlanc on July 29, 2018 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Emergence of BRICS Nations in Post Globalization and Post Unipolar World

Today when BRICS Summit is ending in Johannesburg it becomes quite relevant to discuss what BRICS have achieved and what it is set to achieve in post globalization era where we are living in a Multipolar world. Emergence of China,Rise of India,Stability in Russia,Economic reforms and stability in Brazil and South Africa has put these countries in the league of developed countries and together they are another world all set to give a boost to economy,eradicate poverty,right to education and…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 27, 2018 at 11:09pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council Presents Materials in French and English from Year-Long Research Project, "Russian Soft Power in France"

Launched in the summer of 2017, the year-long Carnegie Council research project "Russian soft power in France" explored Russian influence in French political parties and civil society institutions today. The research includes historical background on relations between France and Russia, which is essential to an understanding of the current situation. This valuable case study on France sheds light on Russia's soft power strategies to bolster allied…

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 26, 2018 at 12:01pm — No Comments

The Assault on Ethics

A year and a half into the Trump presidency, its most consequential feature thus far is its assault on ethics. What began as a curiosity and a jolt—reality TV comes to politics— is now routine. Demonstrably false statements arrive daily. Name-calling and outright attacks on reporters, judges, and public figures are standard fare in a stream of tweets, interviews, and rallies.

Red lines are crossed without consequence. As a result, the president…

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 25, 2018 at 1:41pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #War #Thomas Jefferson

" I love peace, and I am anxious that we should give the world still another useful lesson, by showing to them other modes of punishing injuries than by war, which is as much punishment to the punisher as to the sufferer."  Thomas Jefferson

Comment:  Visited Thomas Jefferson's home (Monticello) this past week.  He wanted three of his accomplishments cited on his tombstone (epitaph): the Declaration of Independence,…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on July 25, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Launches New Global Ethics Weekly Podcast on International Affairs

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces the launch of Global Ethics Weekly, a podcast series that connects current events to Carnegie Council resources through conversations with the organization’s Senior Fellows. To listen to these podcasts, go to the Global Ethics Weekly webpage or…

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 23, 2018 at 10:35am — No Comments

One Nation,One Poll: Will it Bring Election Reforms in India?

In India almost every month one or the other state is setting tones for an election. The cost which is incurred during campaign process is very high. Current Indian election system is hampering in the growth of India as well as in policy making also. Moreover, the procedure is also very time consuming and chaotic.

After One Nation, One Tax, PM Modi is all set to build consensus on an ambitious reform called: One Nation, One Election (Lok…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 17, 2018 at 1:14pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Cyber Peace Paradox

Given that we are interconnected in the cyber space domain through various social media platforms and posting many messages daily, why are we not responding as stakeholders for "world peace and planet survival."  Is it the bigger the stakes the less I can influence ?    CyberPeaceGadfly

Added by Al LeBlanc on July 15, 2018 at 11:12am — No Comments

Top 10 Podcasts for the 2017-2018 Program Year

Carnegie Council presents the top 10 most downloaded video and audio podcasts from our program year, July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018. The number one most accessed podcast was Scott Sagan on nuclear weapons(video), followed by …

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 13, 2018 at 10:48am — No Comments

Indian Apex Court Uphelds Land Mark Judgement on Nirbhaya Gangrape Case

Hon Deepak Mishra,Chief Justice of India, today got an entry in the chapters of history by retaining the land mark judgement of Death Sentence to four accused in Nirbhaya Gang Rape case, an incident in India which shook all four pillars of political system along with Public in last few years.Hon Deepak Mishra who has been previously criticized by his fellow judges and opposition had tried to bring impeachment against him has recorded a score and has shut the mouth of opposition by passing…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 13, 2018 at 3:45am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Peace #Walter Lippmann

"There is but one bond of peace that is, both permanent and enriching. The increasing knowledge of the world in which experiment occurs."  Walter Lippmann

The cyber domain/world social media peace platforms (e.g., Carnegie GEN) enables each of us to contribute to world peace experimentation.  Any cyber peace experimenters out there ?  CyberPeaceGadfly

Added by Al LeBlanc on July 12, 2018 at 9:02am — No Comments

Indian Foreign Minister Trolled on Twitter by Fellow Countrymen

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was trolled over Social Media Twitter by a targeted group of fellow countrymen who were unhappy on alleged humiliation of an interfaith couple by a Passport Officer in capital of India's Northern State,Uttar Pradesh. Media reports in India suggests that a Hindu wife along with her Muslim husband  went up to said Passport Officer to get bothe of their passport renewed when the incident happened. They complained to…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 5, 2018 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Global Ethics Day 2018 - Call for papers "Ethics in political philosophy"

Journal "Philosophical Views" as a part of the official celebration

Authors: Olivera Z. Mijušković & Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs



Special thanks to Mrs. Madeleine Lynn




Carnegie Council announces its 6th annual Global Ethics…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on July 2, 2018 at 2:34am — No Comments

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The Failure of the Two-State Solution: Hope for Palestinian Youth

With the two-state solution facing obstacles from all sides, Palestinian youth need to "answer the urgent question of how to reframe the conflict discourse and avoid succumbing to a future of perennial suffering in silence under the status quo," writes security analyst Tariq Kenney-Shawa. What are effective methods of nonviolent resistance? How can the 1987 First Intifada serve as an inspiration for the next generation of Palestinians?

Ethics in Business: In Their Own Words, with Pendal's Emilio Gonzalez

Emilio Gonzalez, group CEO at Pendal in Australia, speaks about the role of ethics in global investment management. He discusses his organization's charitable work, its innovative "contribution leave" policy, how to engage with new technology, like AI, in a thoughtful way, and much more.

International Migrants in China's Global City, with James Farrer

Is China becoming an immigrant society? Why do foreigners move to the country? What can we learn by studying Shanghai's international community? James Farrer, a professor at Tokyo's Sophia University, has interviewed over 400 migrants to China looking to answer these questions. He and Senior Fellow Devin Stewart discuss immigration's impact on Chinese culture and whether foreigners can ever really fit in.

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