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Japan’s "76ers" Gain Global Attention: New Liberal Elite Can Change Japan
Change is coming to Japan. In this "Nikkei Business" interview, Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart discusses his research on Japan's generation known as "76ers"--i.e. those born around 1976.
Margaret MacMillan in Sarajevo. CREDIT: Irfan Redzovic
Was World War I Inevitable?
SARAJEVO, JUNE 26---We're still trying to understand what World War I meant. It is a very complex event, one that has echoes into the present, and we've all been thinking recently about parallels between that world and our own world.
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World War to a Global Ethic
Sarajevo Symposium, Opening Remarks
SARAJEVO, JUNE 26--"We come here—100 years to the day from the calamitous events of the summer of 1914—to remember, to take stock, and to recommit to the ideals passed on to us by Andrew Carnegie and others."
Iran Nuclear Threat: Fact or Fiction?
Senior Fellow David Speedie interviews Dr. Gareth Porter, scholar, journalist, and skeptic concerning U.S. claims of an Iranian nuclear weapons program.
Ethics & International Affairs Summer 2014 Issue
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This issue features essays on drones, human rights, and empire, plus a special Centennial roundtable on the future of human rights.
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Superpower Ethics: The Rules of the Game
From our Archives, 1987
International systems have historically come in two forms: those based on the balance of power and those of a revolutionary nature, including systems organized around bipolar competition. Hoffmann finds the world order of 1987 to contain both these systems and judges it both ambiguous and original
July 1914: Sean McMeekin on the Outbreak of WWI
Would Europe have gone to war had Franz Ferdinand survived his visit to Bosnia? What were the blunders and miscalculations on all sides that fateful July 1914?
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It's Time for the United States to Ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child
America is one of only two countries that has not yet ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The other is Somalia. As the 25th anniversary of the CRC approaches this November, isn't it time the United States finally ratified it?
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Trust and Economic Growth in China
With 30 years of economic growth, has China joined the ranks of "developed" economies like the U.S. and Japan? What are the obstacles to continued growth? What are its success stories? And how is Hong Kong faring?