Foreign Policy Association

  • by Andreas Umland
    The solution of the conflict lies in direct negotiations between Baku and Yerevan rather than in mere propping up of domestic mobilization, military capacities, and geopolitical alliances.
  • by Andreas Umland
    Several detainees reported that in ‘Izoliatsiia’, a health professional was present during their interrogations and torture. The man revived those who lost consciousness, and guided the perpetrators about how to torture to inflict maximum pain without causing death. He also examined detainees before the torture and asked about their medical conditions; measured their blood pressure […]
  • by FPA Administrator
      In early September, the Taliban began to fill cabinet positions for the new, “provisional government” that will attempt to stabilize Afghanistan following America’s military occupation and disorderly withdrawal from the nation. While it is true that the makeup of this cabinet is expected to evolve over time, the initial round of appointments includes some […]
  • by Abukar Arman
    Ever since the African Union (AU) granted Israel an ‘observer status’, the organization has found itself entangled in a pitiful  web of political maneuvering and controversy. Only two months earlier, this same organization has joined rest of the world in condemning Israel for violating the international law with its reckless bombardment of Gaza, targeting civilians, […]
  • by Andreas Umland
    Strategic investment into Ukraine’s energy industry, including its low-carbon gas generation and transportation system would not only have narrowly geoeconomic, but also wider geopolitical implications. Assistance to Ukraine would help Kyiv contain the Kremlin’s ongoing attempts to unleash further socioeconomic instability in Ukraine.

Ethics & International Affairs

  • by The Editors
    The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Summer 2021 issue of the journal! The issue looks at the responsibility to protect in a changing world order, meaningful human control over weapons systems, inclusive trade, climate displacement, and much more. Access the table of contents here. The post EIA Summer 2021 Issue–Out […]
  • 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 The Editors
    The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Summer 2021 issue of the journal! The highlight of this issue is a roundtable organized by Adrian Gallagher on the responsibility to protect in a changing world order. The roundtable contains an introductory essay by Michael Ignatieff and contributions from Adrian Gallagher and Nicholas […]
  • by Andrea C. Simonelli
    Climate Change, Disasters, and the Refugee Convention, Matthew Scott (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2020), 206 pp., cloth $110, paperback $34.99, eBook $28. Climate Change and People on the Move: International Law and Justice, Fanny Thornton (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019), 256 pp., cloth $85, eBook $84.99. Climate displacement is not new, but it has […]
  • by Reed Bonadonna
    Pauline Shanks Kaurin has written an important, engaging, and timely book on obedience. As her book’s subtitle suggests, it is a work of military ethics that is also concerned with civil matters. The post On Obedience: Contrasting Philosophies for the Military, Citizenry, and Community appeared first on Ethics & International Affairs.