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Taking Effective and Practical Steps Regarding Ukraine
Putin's ultimate goal is to avoid having a Ukraine that is a Western outpost on his border. He needs to be shown that the policies he is now pursuing, if aggressively continued, will result in the very outcome he wants to avoid.
The Struggle for Iraq's Future: How Corruption, Incompetence and Sectarianism Have Undermined Democracy
In this bleak and revealing talk, Iraqi lawyer Zaid Al-Ali provides an insider's analysis of Iraq's many failures of governance, from creating a constitution to providing Iraqis with jobs, electricity, and most of all safety.
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Celebrating International Women's Day, 2014
This collection of Carnegie Council resources includes interviews with extraordinary, inspiring women from around the world, materials on overcoming violence against women, and thoughts on women and world peace.
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The Secret of Political Jiu-Jitsu
"While oppression may appear to be a display of the government's power, skilled activists know that it's actually a sign of weakness."
The Global War for Internet Governance
Who controls the internet? Laura DeNardis explains the complex inner workings of online governance and discusses the future of internet freedom.
Thought Leader Bineta Diop
Congratulations and best wishes to Bineta Diop, who has just been appointed as the African Union's special envoy for women, peace and security. Here's her Thought Leader interview with Carnegie Council.
"War on Terror," an Insider's View: A Conversation with Harold H. Koh
As legal adviser to the State Department from 2009-2013, Dr. Koh was responsible for making judgments about the most difficult issues in the "war on terror." This revealing conversation explores Koh's moral convictions and the inner workings of government.
From the cover of "To End All Wars"
To End All Wars: Adam Hochschild on World War I
"The consequences of the war are still with us,"says Adam Hochschild. Are we in danger of making the same mistakes again? Why were Europeans so eager to go to war? Read the answers to these questions and more in this fascinating interview.
From our Archives: An Ambassador's Reflections on a Bloodbath (1974)
Everyone knows of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, when Hutus massacred Tutsis. But few have heard of the 1972 genocide in neighboring Burundi, when Tutsis slaughtered Hutus. U.S. Ambassador Melady was an eyewitness.