Foreign Policy Journal

  • by Ghulam Farooq Mujaddidi
    The Taliban must alter their zero-sum mentality and seriously commit to bringing peace to Afghanistan before it is too late. The post Why Do Taliban Continue to Kill If They Are Serious about Peace? appeared first on Foreign Policy Journal.
  • by George Ajjan
    Lebanon must end its lockdown or face economic, fiscal, and monetary disasters that pose an even greater threat to the country than COVID-19. The post Lebanon’s Dubious Second Wave and the Need to End Lockdown appeared first on Foreign Policy Journal.
  • by Emilio Iasiello
    Blaming cyber attacks on governments has become routine, but has it resulted in accountability, punishment, or reduction in hostile cyber activities? The post What Has Publicly Blaming Cyber Attacks on Governments Solved? appeared first on Foreign Policy Journal.
  • by Ben Acheson
    The current political crisis in Afghanistan is actually an important step towards a realistic peaceful solution: a political “unsettlement”. The post Afghan Peace is Now About the Art of the Possible, Not the Perfect appeared first on Foreign Policy Journal.
  • by Jeremy R. Hammond
    Inherently overestimated COVID-19 fatality rates have created mass fear and panic, manufacturing consent for extreme and harmful authoritarian policies. The post COVID-19: What You Need to Know about Fatality Rates appeared first on Foreign Policy Journal.

Foreign Policy Association

  • by Mark (Won Min) Seo
    One day, the Kim regime’s diplomatic envoys around the world might be haunted by Otto Warmbier’s name, which will be written on every incoming mail. The heightened bipartisan consensus among NYC councilmen to rename after Otto Warmbier – an American college student who passed away in 2017 from injuries sustained while imprisoned in North Korea […]
  • by Rachel Avraham
    The Talmud says, “Whoever destroys a life, it should be considered as if he destroyed the world entire.  And whoever saves a life, it should be considered as if he saved the world entire.”   As American citizens, it is of pivotal importance that we all demand that Armenia hand over the remaining landmine maps to […]
  • by Scott Monje
    Economic sanctions have become an increasingly common foreign policy tool, especially for the United States. What is the nature of the politics behind U.S. policy regarding economic sanctions? Recent events, especially the negotiations concerning the United States’ possible return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, often called the “Iran nuclear deal”), as well […]
  • by George Paik
    There are two aspects of the theory of just war, jus ad bellum, or the justice of any given war, and jus in bello, referring to just conduct in the waging of war.  There may be an overlooked analogy for American diplomacy. In the late 1990s I heard a Brazilian ambassador address an American lunch […]
  • by Abukar Arman
    Prominently written on history’s ‘gate of shame’ are these haunting words: Hubris never had a worse enemy than itself; you may ask these specialists: Hitler, Pharaoh, or perhaps Lucifer. So, the extreme arrogance and the above-all-laws attitude expressed by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as his apartheid regime committed war crimes and crimes against humanity […]

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  • 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 Nicole Hassoun
    As COVID-19 surged around the world, it exposed terrible global health inequalities that have hindered our ability to adequately respond to the pandemic. With climate change increasing our exposure to risks from the natural world and rising drug resistance limiting our treatments’ effectiveness against pathogens, the world must better prepare for and respond to pandemics […]
  • 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 Economic Times: Is tax avoidance unethical? Asking on behalf of a few billionaire friends ProPublica recently unveiled its latest investigative journalism bombshell, revealing the actual amounts the richest in […]
  • by Nikolas Gvosdev
    Last year, at the start of the global pandemic, we asked if we were entering into a condition of “fractured globalization.” This would be characterized by a pulling back and consolidation of ties to more ‘defensible’ or “compact” linkages. We may speak less of a single “global community” and more in terms of a series […]
  • by Nikolas Gvosdev
    An ongoing theme of discussion at the Doorstep podcast is the question of vaccine nationalism versus vaccine diplomacy … the balance between securing the health and well-being of one’s own population versus the imperative–whether from ethical motivations, self-interest, transactional considerations or some mix of all three–to share stockpiles of vaccines, waive patent protections or reduce […]

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