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Foreign Fighters in Syria
Why are so many young Muslims going to Syria to join ISIS? What is the extent of the threat and how can it be overcome? Don't miss counterintelligence expert Richard Barrett's informative, balanced, and perceptive report.
Data Threats: Hackers, Government Agencies, and Defending Data Online
Cybersecurity risks increases daily as more and more of our private information is stored online--and the biggest threat isn't necessarily hackers. How does cybercrime happen? How can we protect ourselves? Why do experts think the NSA is a threat?
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From our Archives, 2002: The Mystery of Capital
Economist de Soto's simple but revolutionary concept of the importance of property rights and rule of law is transforming developing countries around the world. Implement reforms and use all that "dead capital!"
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The Central American Child Emigration Crisis: Facts, Figures, and Root Causes
Since early 2014, a rising number of unaccompanied minors have been attempting to cross the U.S. border with Mexico. Who are these unaccompanied minors? What caused their migration? Did the United States play a role in it?
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How to Prevent Another Great Recession
First, there will definitely be another recession, says Ay. As long as people make free economic decisions, they will make mistakes. But it's important to understand the fundamental reasons behind the recent subprime crisis.
Joel Rosenthal and Devin Stewart: Global Ethics Day, October 16
What is Global Ethics Day? "Our dream is that this becomes a global educational effort and that people come to learn from each other from all around the world," says Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal in this short podcast. Join the teach-in!
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Climate Change and the Future of Humanity
Climate change is already here. The seas are rising, the glaciers are melting, and the atmosphere is warming. How can we work together to set a different course for humanity?
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Climate Change Roundtable, Free for a Limited Time!
Just in time for the UN Climate Summit on September 23, don't miss the new roundtable from the Fall 2014 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs," "The Facts, Fictions, and Future of Climate Change," free for a limited time.
Ashraf Ghani, New President of Afghanistan
Afghanistan's presidential election took place on June 14, but it's taken until now to declare Ashraf Ghani, a former finance minister and World Bank official, the winner. To learn more about him, here's his 2008 Council talk on how to fix failed states.