Foreign Policy Association

  • by Julia Sackett
    On Monday, May 9th, the Philippines held a presidential election to replace President Rodrigo Duterte. Critics characterize Duterte’s presidency as ruthless and authoritarian, moving the Philippines away from a democratic culture. Duterte gained a legacy for using brutal tactics in his approach to countering crime. His violent war on drugs resulted in tens of thousands […]
  • by Rachel Avraham
    Recently, I visited Shusha in the war-torn Karabakh region in order to partake in the International Food Festival that was hosted in Azerbaijan’s cultural capital city. After visiting the area last summer together with Ayoob Kara, who served as Israel’s Communication, Cyber and Satellite Minister under Netanyahu, I was pleasantly surprised to discover how much […]
  • by Rachel Avraham
    In recent days, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a congratulatory letter to Israel’s President Isaac Herzog ahead of Israeli Independence Day.  In the letter, he said: “On the occasion of the National Day of the State of Israel, I extend congratulations to Your Excellency and the people of Israel on behalf of my nation […]
  • by Richard Basas
    From the end of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth to their status during the Napoleonic Wars and Interwar period, Poland has always tried to achieve their own true independence. The post Soviet era gave rebirth to Poland as an independently governed nation state, separate from the direct influence of empires of the past like the Austro-Hungarians and […]
  • by FPA Administrator
    The first wave of the Russian offensive in Ukraine has fallen short of Russian autocrat Vladmir Putin’s ambitions. Most analysts deduced that Putin had hoped to achieve a decapitation strike of the Ukrainian government- taking Kiev and replacing Ukrainian President Vladimir Zolinski with a pro-Kremlin voice. Kiev has been threatened repeatedly through the course of […]

Ethics & International Affairs

  • by The Editors
    Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s some of what we’ve been reading this past month. The post What We’ve Been Reading appeared first on Ethics & International Affairs.
  • by James Murphy
    If, as expected, Sweden and Finland apply to join NATO this week, their membership will rattle Russia and exacerbate the geopolitical insecurities of a heavily armed nuclear power. Actions that increase the risk of any kind of war are always open to ethical questioning. How, then, do we address the ethics of their joining NATO? […]
  • by The Editors
    Ethics & International Affairs, the journal of the Carnegie Council, seeks a remote volunteer intern for the summer. The post EIA Summer 2022 Remote Editorial Internship appeared first on Ethics & International Affairs.
  • by The Editors
    Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s some of what we’ve been reading this past month. The post What We’ve Been Reading appeared first on Ethics & International Affairs.
  • by Ayelet Shachar
    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has wreaked devastation and incalculable suffering, triggering the largest displacement of civilian populations in Europe in eighty years. The EU’s response may well prove to be a blueprint for dealing with future incidents of mass influx, whether from war or climate crises or any manner of catastrophe. The post Expanding Protection: Global Lessons […]