Few months ago in a seminar that I’ve attended, I heard a lecturer say, “Disaster becomes a disaster when there are humans involved in it.” Several earthquakes and volcano eruptions happen every day around the world, and it seems that only few of them receive a true public spotlight. Always, news of earthquakes and volcano eruptions happen to have thousands of civilian casualties, with its number increasing as media’s live coverage continues day by day. Have we ever paid attention on natural…Continue
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José Manuel Barroso. CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni
JOANNE MYERS: Good morning, everyone. I'm Joanne Myers, director of Public Affairs programs, and on behalf of the Carnegie Council, I would like to thank you all for joining us as we welcome José Manuel Barroso to this breakfast program.
From 2004 to 2014, Mr. Barroso…Continue
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Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher
Aristotle's most important work in the field of political philosophy is his book "Policy". He speaks about the ideal polis. Polis indicates an ancient town which is also the state. Aristotle believes that one needs to climb on the…Continue
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Information and communication are important components among the various dimensions of…Continue
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The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its 2016 Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program— a 10-week paid fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students.
For a stipend of $3,000, the 2016 class of Junior Fellows will work full-time with Library specialists and curators from May 31 through Aug. 5, 2016, to inventory, describe and explore collection holdings and to assist with digital-preservation outreach activities throughout the Library. The program…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce that it is hosting an Instagram Take-Over series titled "The World Through My Eyes." For this exciting new…Continue
Forest in the Czech Republic. CREDIT: Jakub Sejkora.
It is no exaggeration to say that the outcomes of the Paris climate conference will determine the future of our planet. As world leaders gather for COP21 this December and try to agree on a global legally binding climate treaty, we offer…Continue
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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…Continue
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The mass exodus of Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn nation to the opportunistic shores of Europe coupled with the recent terrorist attacks in Paris have sparked intense debates over immigration and border security within Europe and the United States. The reactions from government officials on both sides of the Atlantic have been similar - calls for halting all refugee resettlement plans and demands for more intrusive surveillance…Continue
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Any discussion on the future of the relationship between the two dominant ideological traditions in the world today would certainly involve lot of complexities. This is so given the fact that the past and present relationship between the US and Asia has not followed a clear cut trajectory. This paper will argue that whilst one can talk of cooperation in several critical areas such as trade, world peace and technology between the two, there also seems to be a…Continue