August 2017 Blog Posts (12)

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 31

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 31, 2017 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Back to School! Carnegie Council Expands its Online Education Section

For the third summer running, Carnegie Council's Education Fellow Elena Shanbaum has returned to expand the Council's online Education Section, which provides materials for both high school and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 30, 2017 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #Politics #Dwight Eisenhower

"I despise all adjectives that try to describe people as liberal or conservative, rightist or leftist, as long as they stay in the useful part of the road."  

Dwight D Eisenhower

Need Uniters vs Dividers, especially in these Trumpian Times.

Added by Al LeBlanc on August 24, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments

International relations and their relation to other concepts

is the concept of international relations of the concepts that aroused considerable controversy, and many of the problems, both theoretical and applied research, analytical, and refer to the overlapping of the complexity of the many terms and concepts of international relations, where we find that there is no agreed definition by western scientists and researchers.

 Unesco has decided in 1948 several topics of international relations has emerged many terms near term international…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on August 19, 2017 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Indonesia has set up a new team to reduce noise from mosques, an official said Thursday, as places of worship go into overdrive during the Muslim holy month of judi online. There are approximately 80…

Indonesia has set up a new team to reduce noise from mosques, an official said Thursday, as places of worship go into overdrive during the Muslim holy month of judi online.

There are approximately 800,000 mosques in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation but residents living nearby have long complained that their speakers are too loud.

Places of worship become particularly active during…

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Added by Shafinaz nachiar on August 17, 2017 at 3:05pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 17

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 17, 2017 at 10:22am — No Comments

Challenges facing Nigeria’s Digital Technology Adoption

In less than 20 years of Larry page and Sergey Brin breakthrough innovation of the Google, were in danger of turning the fictitious global connectivity into a reality; with internet connectivity soaring above global population index and internet accessibility easier than access to good toilet. While much has changed, what are the road blocks to Nigeria’s adoption of digital technology especially with global forecast pegged at 50% of global…

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Added by Momoh-onimisi.Ebenezer on August 15, 2017 at 7:55am — No Comments

International Relations:dimension of Media and economic

       international relations has not materialized, as it is only recently the United States of America is the first tar overturned on this flag after the first world war, before the war, and became an academic concept when placed a chair and generating Wilson in woolley's university, where international relations have developed rapidly intertwined with many of the sciences such as history and international law and diplomacy, in addition to other sciences like mountains, economy and…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on August 14, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - August 10

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 10, 2017 at 4:28pm — No Comments

International Student Photo Contest, 2017: Climate Change

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest.

This year's topic is Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

The contest will be conducted on Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network, our social…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2017: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its ninth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.

From climate change, to refugees, to terrorism, many of the greatest problems facing us in the 21st century transcend national borders. All involve ethical issues, such as fairness, rights, and responsibilities.

In your opinion, what is the world's greatest challenge, and how does it affect your local…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 8, 2017 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

The dialectic of the relationship between international humanitarian law and human rights law

    International humanitarian law in times of war and conflict, if in turn to a set of international rules from the settlement of humanitarian problems arising from armed conflicts, on the one hand, it aims to achieve the pain of war, by organizing intellectual operations or means of war. It is this post's comments, aimed at the protection of persons injured, prisoners, and civilians, as well as the properties that are affected by the armed conflict, either…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on August 5, 2017 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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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?

The Crack-Up: Dwight Eisenhower & the Road Trip that Changed America, with Brian C. Black

In 1919, a young Army officer named Dwight Eisenhower, along with a "Mad Max"-style military convoy, set out on a cross-country road trip to examine the nascent state of America's roads. Penn State Altoona's Professor Brian C. Black explains how this trip influenced Eisenhower's decisions decades later, both as general and president, and laid the groundwork for the rise of petroleum-based engines and the interstate highway system.

AI in the Arctic: Future Opportunities & Ethical Concerns, with Fritz Allhoff

How can artificial intelligence improve food security, medicine, and infrastructure in Arctic communities? What are some logistical, ethical, and governance challenges? Western Michigan's Professor Fritz Allhoff details the future of technology in this extreme environment, which is being made more accessible because of climate change. Plus he shares his thoughts on some open philosophical questions surrounding AI.

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