- Opposition parties have united to call for Imran Khan’s resignation—and for the army to stay out of politics.
- An entrenched sectarian political system, self-serving leaders leftover from the civil war, and a protest movement more ambitious than organized seem to have set Lebanon’s revolution back where it started.
- A survey of academics underscores sharp divergences on key issues but expects bipartisan alignment next year on China, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism.
- Presidents love making threats. They don’t work.
- In interviews with former Islamic State members in hiding, religious concerns have been replaced with more quotidian worries.
Foreign Policy Journal
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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- Issue 96 of the Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the EU-UK negotiations on the future relationship between the EU and the UK. The post Brexit Brief 96 appeared first on IIEA.
- This paper considers China’s ambitions to hit peak greenhouse gas emissions before 2030 and become carbon neutral by 2060. The post Course Correction: China is going Carbon Neutral appeared first on IIEA.
- General Claudio Graziano discusses how the EU will act as a global security provider and contribute to protect EU interests. The post Strategic Challenges to EU Defence appeared first on IIEA.
- Just over two weeks prior to the US Presidential Election, Radosław Sikorski MEP offers his analysis of the current state, and future of, the transatlantic alliance. The post The Transatlantic Alliance: A European Parliament Perspective appeared first on IIEA.
- Dr Steve Aiken takes a critical look at how Northern Ireland can become a benchmark of Anglo-Irish cooperation and understanding. The post ‘Back to the future’: Resetting British-Irish relations in the post Brexit & COVID period appeared first on IIEA.
Ethics & International Affairs RSS Feed
- Today, Senator Bob Menendez, the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, unveiled a comprehensive report prepared by the Democratic staff of the committee, The Cost of Trump’s Foreign Policy: Damages and Consequences for U.S. and Global Security. As the Senator noted in his letter of transmittal, he “directed members of my staff, Lowell […]
- In the aftermath of Ali Wyne’s presentation on great power competition, I have had some people who have asked why the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs would focus on such a subject. After all, rivalry among major powers does not seem to be a template for ethical behavior, and runs the risk of […]
- The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Fall 2020 issue of the journal! This Special Issue of the journal features a collection of essays organized and guest edited by Margaret P. Karns on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations. The collection contains contributions from David Malone and Adam Day, Sophie Harman, Ellen J. […]
- The editors are pleased to present a Special Issue of Ethics & International Affairs: "The United Nations at Seventy-Five: Looking Back to Look Forward," covering human rights, peacekeeping, gender, and much more. The Fall issue also includes new work on just war and privacy, universal values, and trade justice. Full issue OPEN ACCESS for a limited […]
- Founded on the visions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, the United Nations has evolved significantly over the past seventy-five years. It has registered remarkable achievements, stimulating a range of ambitious multilateral treaties; promoting human rights; and, at times, playing a central role in containing and preventing armed conflict, particularly in the avoidance of […]
Global Issues RSS Feed
- Oct 22 (IPS) – A right is an entitlement and it has three basic principles, without which rights cannot be enjoyed. The first principle is that of universality: A right has to be enjoyed by all citizens, including all children. There cannot be a distinction between a Dalit or an Adivasi child and a child […]
- UNITED NATIONS, Oct 22 (IPS) – The European Commission this week pledged $27.8 million in humanitarian support to the Sahel region as floods and the coronavirus pandemic exacerbate the stability in a region deeply in conflict.While the figure is less than 2 percent of the $2.4 billion that the United Nations has appealed for, Amnesty […]
- BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Oct 21 (IPS) – Dotted across the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo, the water tanks installed in private residences is evidence that years of water crisis, that has seen some suburbs here going for months without running water, has not spared anyone. The large plastic drums, locally called Jojo tanks after the company that […]
- SAO PAULO, Brazil, Oct 21 (IPS) – The inclusivity of Brazilian society is put to the test as the coronavirus pandemic highlights a labour sector ripe with historical and structural inequality: domestic work.Read the full story, “The Plight of Domestic Workers in Brazil”, on globalissues.org →
- NEW YORK, Oct 21 (IPS) – The fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic continues: as more people around the world lose their livelihoods, human trafficking is on the rise. Support services for survivors have been shut, and past gains to combat it have been reversed. Funding has dried up.Read the full story, “Q&A: Human Trafficking Survivor […]