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July 1914: Sean McMeekin on the Outbreak of World War I | 07/10/14
Sean McMeekin, Mladen Joksic
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? Read historian Sean McMeekin's take. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

Dance of the Furies: Michael Neiberg on Europe and the Outbreak of World War I | 04/16/14
Michael Neiberg, Mladen Joksic
"It is impossible for me to see how a Second World War, a Holocaust, a Cold War, a globally-engaged United States, and decolonization could happen without the First World War. In fact, in my view we can gain a lot of clarity by seeing the two world wars as one war, almost as a second Thirty Years War." » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

Investing in an Independent Scotland | 04/10/13
Alex Salmond
In an eloquent speech, First Minister Salmond, leader of the government in Scotland, makes the case for an independent Scotland. In addition to compelling economic reasons, he argues that clearly, "the best people to take decisions about Scotland are the people who choose to live and work in Scotland." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Are the Olympics Worth It? | 08/03/12
The London Olympics are unfolding as Britain endures a severe recession. With a $17 billion price tag, are the Olympics worth it for a nation going through financial difficulties? Or does the glory of the games and the temporary economic boost make them a wise investment? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Are the Olympics Worth It? | 08/03/12
The London Olympics are unfolding as Britain endures a severe recession. With a $17 billion price tag, are the Olympics worth it for a nation going through financial difficulties? Or does the glory of the games and the temporary economic boost make them a wise investment? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Are the Olympics Worth It? | 08/03/12
The London Olympics are unfolding as Britain endures a severe recession. With a $17 billion price tag, are the Olympics worth it for a nation going through financial difficulties? Or does the glory of the games and the temporary economic boost make them a wise investment? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

A Look at International and U.S. Security Issues | 07/19/12
Jeffrey D. McCausland
Senior Fellow Col. Jeff McCausland provides an expert analysis on current security issues, including the proposed U.S. defense budget cuts, which may result in the loss of 1 million jobs. Certain "swing" states would be hit especially hard, which could affect the November elections.

Global Rules, Local Rulers | 06/26/12
Albert Tucker, Melanie Leech, Martyn Evans
Carnegie UK Trust staff open up a fascinating discussion with the Carnegie Council audience on their research into the relationship between advocacy groups, citizens, and international organizations that regulate trade, markets, and consumer policy. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

America in the 21st Century: A View from Europe | 05/14/12
Martin Wolf, Joanne J. Myers
It's likely that the U.S. will cease to be the world's largest economic power by not later than the 2020s, predicts Martin Wolf. However--depending on its policy choices--it will probably remain a center of world innovation in research, technology, and business. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Scotland Steps Up: Will it Become Independent? | 03/09/12
With a recent resurgence of nationalism, Scottish independence is once again a topic of discussion. Do Scotland's vast oil reserves make this a realistic possibility? Or would reliance on a single resource cause the new country to struggle economically after breaking away from the U.K.? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Scotland Steps Up: Will it Become Independent? | 03/09/12
With a recent resurgence of nationalism, Scottish independence is once again a topic of discussion. Do Scotland's vast oil reserves make this a realistic possibility? Or would reliance on a single resource cause the new country to struggle economically after breaking away from the U.K.? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Global Ethics Corner: Scotland Steps Up: Will it Become Independent? | 03/09/12
With a recent resurgence of nationalism, Scottish independence is once again a topic of discussion. Do Scotland's vast oil reserves make this a realistic possibility? Or would reliance on a single resource cause the new country to struggle economically after breaking away from the U.K.? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius | 12/09/11
Sylvia Nasar, Joanne J. Myers
Looking back at the truly revolutionary rise in global living standards over the last 150 years, what have we learned about economic policies? There are clear lessons about what works and what doesn't, says Sylvia Nasar, author of "A Beautiful Mind." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Does the Elephant Dance?: Contemporary Indian Foreign Policy | 12/08/11
David M. Malone, Joanne J. Myers
Former Canadian High Commissioner to India David Malone gives a comprehensive survey of contemporary Indian foreign policy. He begins by focusing on India's geography, history, and capability, and covers relations with the U.S., China, Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius | 12/02/11
Sylvia Nasar, Joanne J. Myers
Looking back at the truly revolutionary rise in global living standards over the last 150 years, what have we learned about economic policies? There are clear lessons about what works and what doesn't, says Sylvia Nasar, author of "A Beautiful Mind." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

George F. Kennan: An American Life | 12/02/11
John Lewis Gaddis, Joanne J. Myers
George Kennan was one of the great men of the 20th century, says John Lewis Gaddis. And he was great in multiple dimensions: as the grand strategist of the Cold War; as a historian; and as author of one of the greatest of American diaries. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius | 11/30/11
Sylvia Nasar, Joanne J. Myers
Looking back at the truly revolutionary rise in global living standards over the last 150 years, what have we learned about economic policies? There are clear lessons about what works and what doesn't, says Sylvia Nasar, author of "A Beautiful Mind."  » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

George F. Kennan: An American Life | 11/29/11
John Lewis Gaddis, Joanne J. Myers
George Kennan was one of the great men of the 20th century, says John Lewis Gaddis. And he was great in multiple dimensions: as the grand strategist of the Cold War; as a historian; and as author of one of the greatest of American diaries. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

George F. Kennan: An American Life | 11/22/11
John Lewis Gaddis, Joanne J. Myers
George Kennan was one of the great men of the 20th century, says John Lewis Gaddis. And he was great in multiple dimensions: as the grand strategist of the Cold War; as a historian; and as author of one of the greatest of American diaries. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Does the Elephant Dance?: Contemporary Indian Foreign Policy | 09/18/11
David M. Malone, Joanne J. Myers
Former Canadian High Commissioner to India David Malone gives a comprehensive survey of contemporary Indian foreign policy. He begins by focusing on India's geography, history, and capability, and covers relations with the U.S., China, Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

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