Carnegie Council Audio Podcast

Did you miss one of our events? Do you live too far away to attend? Are you a professor who wants your class to listen to Nobel laureates speaking on issues of world peace and global social justice? No problem. Audio recordings of the Carnegie Council events are now available through Really Simple Syndication (RSS) and as a podcast in the Apple iTunes Music Store. Both sources are free and include the same selections of our best recent events.

Current Feed: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/resources/audio/rss/feed.xml

The Rise of ISIS: Implications for U.S. Strategy, Interests, and Values | 12/17/14 Audrey Kurth Cronin, Michèle Flournoy, Michael T. Flynn, Robert Ford How did ISIS grow so quickly? What is the best strategy to overcome it and how long will it take? How should the U.S. deal with Syria and Iran? Is this the beginning of a complete restructuring of the Middle East? This in-depth analysis from an expert panel shows that there are no easy answers, and a long struggle lies ahead.

Introduction to "Ethics & International Affairs," Winter 2014 | 12/16/14 Zach Dorfman In this podcast, Zach Dorfman introduces the winter 2014 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs." Topics include "cultures of humanitarianism" in East Asia; torture and norm death; an international crimes approach to preventing mass atrocities; Mathias Risse's "On Global Justice;" and Thomas Piketty's "Capital."

A Conversation with Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster | 12/15/14 H. R. McMaster, Martin L. Cook How can U.S. soldiers be trained to maintain ethical and legal standards in today's complex and often brutal environment? How is the Army preparing for current and future conflicts, in terms of military hardware, technology, and even social media? In this wide-ranging talk, Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster discusses these challenges and more.

America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder | 12/11/14 Bret Stephens America is not in decline, but it's certainly in retreat, says Stephens, and this is a mistake. He argues that the United States is the ultimate guarantor of a relatively decent, stable, liberal world order, governed by a sense of rules and the knowledge, both among its friends and adversaries, that it has the will and the wherewithal to ensure its interests.

Strategies for Countering Violent Extremists | 12/05/14 Jean-Paul Laborde, Joanne J. Myers Jean-Paul Laborde, executive director of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) discusses the role of the UN in countering terrorism worldwide.

The Business of Humanitarian Aid and Philanthropy: A Case Study | 12/04/14 Gayle DiPietro, Rich Leimsider, Patrica L. Rosenfield, Piyush Tewari, Julia Taylor Kennedy By using a single organization, SaveLIFE Foundation in India, as a case study, this episode of Impact explores how NGOs in emerging markets adopt business language, metrics, and strategy, and what that says about our society's approach to humanitarian work.

From "Indispensable Nation" to "Realism-Based Restraint": Reconsidering U.S. Engagement with the World | 12/04/14 Chas W. Freeman, Jr., David C. Speedie Former ambassador Chas Freeman has had a wide breadth of diplomatic experience, from the Middle East to Africa, East Asia, and Europe. In this conversation he eloquently speaks his mind on the negative effects of sanctions, the folly of U.S. unqualified support for Israel, the U.S. strategy and diplomacy deficits, and much more.

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