Toward governance frameworks for climate geoengineering
Global Challenges Foundation | Janos Pasztor | 03/01/2017
Climate geoengineering techniques could give humanity much needed breathing space to face the dangers of climate change, but their implementation raises many questions, and will require the development of new global governance mechanism, writes C2G2 Executive Director Janos Pasztor.
Women at a Cultural Crossroads in Japan
The Baines Report | Mary Vo | 01/31/2017
"As Japan suffers economic lag, it faces a second challenge in boosting its birth rate in response to its graying population," writes Pacific Delegate Mary Vo. "Womenomics attempts to address both of these challenges, but Japan seems to be asking its women to shoulder contradictory burdens."
Tense Days in Hebron: "The Possibility of Escalation Is Always There"
The Atlantic | Zach Dorfman | 01/28/2017
Senior Fellow Zach Dorfman describes a visit to Hebron, the largest city in the West Bank, where Israeli-Palestinian tensions are always high..
George Mitchell wrote "A Path to Peace" about Israel and Palestine. Is there one?
Los Angeles Times | Zach Dorfman | 01/27/2017
Senior Fellow Zach Dorfman reviews George Mitchell's new book about the history of and possible solutions for the Israel/Palestine conflict.
Verhofstadt zoekt zieltjes in de VS
De Tijd (Belgium) | Guy Verhofstadt | 01/26/2017
A popular Belgian newspaper discusses Guy Verhofstadt's visit to the United States, highlighting his Carnegie Council talk. The article focuses on his statements regarding dangers to the U.S.-EU relations under Trump.
What’s Ailing Womenomics?
The Diplomat | V. Ayano Ogawa | 01/26/2017
Despite government efforts, cultural pressures continue to dissuade many women in Japan from joining the workforce, writes Pacific Delegate V. Ayano Ogawa.
Why Did Obama Free This Terrorist?
Politico | Zach Dorfman | 01/24/2017
Oscar Lopez was one of the most violent extremists of his time, writes Senior Fellow Zach Dorfman. He argues that the fact that Obama commuted his sentence doesn't speak well of U.S. politics.
El mundo está en vilo ante las políticas del nuevo mandatario
El Tiempo (Colombia) | David C. Speedie | 01/20/2017
In this Spanish-language article, U.S. Global Engagement Director David Speedie shares some thoughts on Trump and international diplomacy.
China's New Silk Road Is Getting Muddy
Foreign Policy | Devin T. Stewart | 01/09/2017
The "One Road, One Belt" initiative looks good on paper, but could become a costly mess on the ground, writes Senior Fellow Devin Stewart.
How Henry Kissinger Conspired Against a Sitting President
Politico | Zach Dorfman | 01/06/2017
Senior Fellow Zach Dorfman tells a story about Henry Kissinger from the Carter administration and writes that the former secretary of state could once again wield his "considerable foreign policy credibility."
Japan and education: a victim of its own success?
Times Higher Education of London | Devin T. Stewart | 12/18/2016
Recent university rankings results provide some much-needed discomfort in Japan, says Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart.
Castro's Legacy in Puerto Rico
Foreign Affairs | Zach Dorfman | 12/14/2016
There were few causes closer to Fidel Castro's heart, writes Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Zach Dorfman, than the status of Puerto Rico. In the wake of Castro's death, his relationship with this U.S. territory deserves greater scrutiny.
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
The Diplomat | Devin T. Stewart | 12/10/2016
Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart writes that populism may be surging in the West, but it's a phenomenon across the Asia-Pacific as well.
Explaining the Nobel Peace Prize
PassBlue | Joanne J. Myers | 11/26/2016
Joanne Myers, director of Public Affairs programs for Carnegie Council, writes about the history of the Nobel Peace Prize. She also recommends several books about Alfred Nobel, the Swedish industrialist who established the prizes.
"Performance of Gender in Kabuki" Event at ICU
Japan ICU Foundation | Devin T. Stewart | 11/22/2016
Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart and the Pacific Delegates joined International Christian University faculty and students to learn about complex issues surrounding gender and class in the tradition of Kabuki performance.
Japan Gets Schooled
Foreign Affairs | Devin T. Stewart | 10/31/2016
Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart writes, "Japan's educational system is failing to keep pace with changes taking place in Japan and in the rest of the world."
Donald Trump Is Wrong on Mosul Attack, Military Experts Say
The New York Times | Jeffrey D. McCausland | 10/20/2016
Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Col. Jeff McCausland (Ret.) and other military experts sharply criticize Donald Trump's response to the American-backed Iraqi military offensive to recapture Mosul from ISIS.
Politics Trumps Gender in the Selection of a U.N. Leader
The New York Times | Ourania S. Yancopoulos | 10/15/2016
This article, bemoaning the fact that the UN still has not elected a female secretary-general, links to a presentation by Carnegie New Leader Ourania Sophia Yancopoulos, which comprehensively details the gender gap at the UN.
Traits of an Outstanding Leader: A Primer for the Next UN Secretary-General
PassBlue | Joanne J. Myers | 10/01/2016
Writing before the election of the new UN secretary-general, Joanne Myers, director of Public Affairs programs for Carnegie Council, presents a list of books focused on leadership in international relations.
Will This Be a Four-Party Election?
The New York Times | Ted Widmer | 09/17/2016
Senior Fellow Ted Widmer writes about the current U.S. presidential election and whether third party candidates Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party and Jill Stein of the Green Party will have an impact.