Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentleman: I would like to begin today by telling you about an American named Chris Stevens.
Chris was born in a town called Grass Valley, California, the…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its first Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a unique experiment in U.S.-Asia collaboration. The contest is part of Ethics for a Connected World, a three-year global education project to mark the Council's 2014 Centennial. Winners will receive a trip to New York City.
The contest will be conducted via Carnegie Council's online…Continue
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According to innovative diplomat Carne Ross, many of our government institutions are short on money, ideas, and efficiency. What can we do, ourselves, to create lasting and workable solutions? How can we also find senses of meaning and community, both so elusive in the…Continue
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Tibi Galis, executive director of the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, discusses the question "What does it mean to prevent genocide?" and the distinction he sees between genocide prevention and military intervention policies.
To watch this and…Continue
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Five years after its proposal, the trade agreement between the United States and Colombia came into force on May 15 with the export of Colombian flowers to the United States and an expected shipment of Harley-Davidson motorcycles to Colombia. It was a topic of contention at the 2012 Summit of the Americas that took place in the Colombian city of Cartagena: Will the free trade agreement…Continue
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There is a growing consensus concerning our global interdependence. What is less clear is what sort of a global civics is necessary and feasible for us to navigate our growing…
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Global drug policy appeared to dominate center stage as the American "war on drugs" was criticized for its lack of evident success. Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina encouraged the introduction of global drug…Continue
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Last month, Mitt Romney called Russia America's number one geopolitical foe, sparking people to ask if such a thing really existed. It sounded like Romney was trying to bring back the Cold War or his understanding of foreign policy hasn’t evolved since then.
The number one geopolitical challenge to the United States right now is the sour, partisan, retrograde politics in Washington itself. The United States remains by far the most influential country in the world, but this position is…Continue
"We may be witnessing in Syria the first example of a new global diplomatic process to end a conflict, protect civilians, and instigate democratic political reforms within a sovereign country in a manner that is at once legitimate, credible and effective,"…Continue
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"This book is not about the decline of the West," political scientist Ian Bremmer assures us in the introduction of his new book. "Nor is this a book about the rise of China and other emerging markets." Well, that's a relief.
Many pundits are giddily predicting the end of American preeminence and China's inevitable domination, but we have all seen that movie before. The…Continue
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All the Internet protest today over the censorship and due process violations of the Stop Online Piracy and Protect IP acts has caused me to reflect on the ethic of openness that we have promoted over the years at Policy Innovations. Our coverage has focused on the potential…Continue
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JOEL ROSENTHAL: Good evening and welcome to the Carnegie Council. I have the privilege of introducing our guest and good friend, Michael Ignatieff.
Michael will be speaking on a topic chosen specifically for this occasion. It's a theme that has been discussed among our fellows earlier today. The theme is "Re-Imagining a Global Ethic."
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