ISIL in Iraq's Saladin Province in June, 2014. CREDIT: AFP PHOTO / HO / WELAYAT SALAHUDDIN
A Clear and Present Danger: Why We Need the UN Security Council to Help Defeat ISIL
The relentless advance of ISIL poses a grave challenge to the world. The curbing and crushing of the militant group requires extraordinary measures, a "coalition of the concerned," led by the United States and working through the UN Security Council.
A view of Sarajevo from the Dinaric Alps. Credit: Conor Moran
Sarajevo: Perspectives from a Carnegie New Leader
Conor Moran shares some complex thoughts on the city of Sarajevo and the nation of Bosnia and Herzegovina 100 years after World War I and 20 years after the Yugoslav Wars. How can this part of the world move on from its troubled history?
Ivo Banac in Sarajevo. CREDIT: Irfan Redzovic
War and Reconciliation in the Twentieth-Century Balkans
What are the remedies for the endless cycles of violence in the Balkans? Croatian historian Ivo Banac examines various solutions that have been tried and found wanting, to some extent, and concludes with another possibility.
Adam Roberts in Sarajevo. CREDIT: Irfan Redzovic
Legal and Moral International Norms Since 1914
"What lessons has humankind learned from the events of 1914 in Sarajevo? And are there further lessons that we should have learned, but didn't? Have our legal and moral norms changed (hopefully for the better) in the years since?"
Brian Lehrer (left), Joel Rosenthal
Carnegie's Vision for Peace:
WNYC's Brian Lehrer Interviews Joel Rosenthal
On the eve of the WWI Centennial, Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal discusses the legacy of Andrew Carnegie, who thought that international arbitration would eventually put an end to war.
Enisa, a multiple-rape survivor from the Bosnian war, left, with Majda Prljaca, communications officer for the UN Population Fund in Sarajevo. © Armin Smailović
Helpless Bosnia and Its Women, 20 Years After Ethnic War
Some courageous women have gone from victims of the Bosnian War to heroines. Yet many fear a worsening of Bosnia's political situation, a bleak prospect all Bosnians, especially Bosnia's women.
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Global Ethics Day, October 16
As part of its Centennial activities, Carnegie Council is inaugurating a worldwide Global Ethics Day on October 16. We encourage academic institutions around the world to use this day to hold their own events to explore a "global ethic."
Decision. CREDIT: Thomas Hawk (CC)
Toward Understanding Our World's Moral Landscape
As part of the Council's Centennial initiative, Global Ethical Dialogues and Thought Leaders Forum explore the concept of a "global ethic." Senior Fellow Devin Stewart writes on highlights from these two projects.
Roma Community, Romania. CREDIT: World Bank (CC)
Modern Europe's Roma: Still Denied Social Justice
August 2, 2014 marks the 70th commemoration of the International Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day. Yet today, the vast majority of European Roma are still severely marginalized, frequent targets of violence, and mired in entrenched poverty.