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Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War | 10/09/13
Max Hastings
We should break free of the clichĂ© that World War I was futile, argues Max Hastings. "Germany in 1914, as ruled by the Kaiser and his generals and ministers, represented a malign force whose triumph had to be frustrated." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st Century | 05/16/13
George Weigel
In this in-depth, erudite talk, George Weigel discusses the historic shift taking place in the Catholic church; the character of the new mode of Catholicism that is coming into being; his personal impressions of the new pope; and the flourishing church in Africa. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Thought Leader: Mary Robinson | 03/22/13
Mary Robinson, Devin T. Stewart
"What strikes me about the world today is that it's a world of 7 billion people who are more connected than ever before, and yet the divides are huge. We see growing inequality both within countries and between countries. I'm not sure that we can continue like this and be socially cohesive." » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

Public Affairs: Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice | 03/15/13
Mary Robinson
In this inspiring talk about her extraordinary life so far, Mary Robinson tells us of her early years and how she became president of Ireland, even though the odds were 100-1; her work as a champion of human rights, especially those of women; and about her current work as president of the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Why and How the Euro Zone Crisis Will Be Solved | 10/24/12
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Julian Harper
Danish economist Jacob Funk Kirkegaard offers a contrarian take on the euro zone crisis. While he notes that there are political problems within the European Union, he argues that the crisis is an opportunity from which Europe will emerge more integrated and resilient. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

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

Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism | 11/22/11
"It's time that we got ourselves out of this false sense of insecurity and realize that terrorism is here to stay, it will never pose an existential threat to this country, and the biggest threat it poses to us is that we will work ourselves into overreacting to the threat that it poses us." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism | 11/02/11
"It's time that we got ourselves out of this false sense of insecurity and realize that terrorism is here to stay, it will never pose an existential threat to this country, and the biggest threat it poses to us is that we will work ourselves into overreacting to the threat that it poses us." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism | 11/02/11
Louise Richardson, David C. Speedie
"It's time that we got ourselves out of this false sense of insecurity and realize that terrorism is here to stay, it will never pose an existential threat to this country, and the biggest threat it poses to us is that we will work ourselves into overreacting to the threat that it poses us." » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Ireland's Tough Path to Economic Recovery | 08/01/11
Barry O'Leary, Julia Taylor Kennedy
What brought down the Celtic Tiger and will it rise again? Barry O'Leary, head of IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency), explains how and why Ireland went from boom to bust, and how foreign direct investment can play a role in its recovery. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Ireland's Tough Path to Economic Recovery | 07/29/11
Barry O'Leary, Julia Taylor Kennedy
What brought down the Celtic Tiger and will it rise again? Barry O'Leary, head of IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency), explains how and why Ireland went from boom to bust, and how foreign direct investment can play a role in its recovery. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Follow the Money: Krishen Mehta on Capital Flight | 05/23/11
Krishen Mehta, Julia Taylor Kennedy
How does capital flight work and how big a problem is it? Krishen Mehta of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) explains that in total, developing countries lose close to $1 trillion every year, of which 65 percent is related to commercial tax evasion. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Follow the Money: Krishen Mehta on Capital Flight | 05/20/11
Krishen Mehta, Julia Taylor Kennedy
How does capital flight work and how big a problem is it? Krishen Mehta of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) explains that in total, developing countries lose close to $1 trillion every year, of which 65 percent is related to commercial tax evasion. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Negotiating with Evil: When to Talk to Terrorists | 04/20/11
Mitchell B. Reiss
When, how, and under what conditions should governments talk to terrorists? Can opening a dialogue bring conflicts to a faster resolution? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Negotiating with Evil: When to Talk to Terrorists | 12/13/10
Mitchell B. Reiss
When, how, and under what conditions should governments talk to terrorists? Can opening a dialogue bring conflicts to a faster resolution? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Negotiating with Evil: When to Talk to Terrorists | 12/08/10
Mitchell B. Reiss, Joanne J. Myers
When, how, and under what conditions should governments talk to terrorists? Can opening a dialogue bring conflicts to a faster resolution? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

How Enemies Become Friends: The Sources of Stable Peace | 04/13/10
Charles A. Kupchan, Joanne J. Myers
Diplomatic engagement with rivals, far from being appeasement, is critical to rapprochement between adversaries, says Charles Kupchan, and diplomacy, not economic interdependence, creates the path to peace. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

How Enemies Become Friends: The Sources of Stable Peace | 04/09/10
Charles A. Kupchan, Joanne J. Myers
Diplomatic engagement with rivals, far from being appeasement, is critical to rapprochement between adversaries, says Charles Kupchan, and diplomacy, not economic interdependence, creates the path to peace. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

How Enemies Become Friends: The Sources of Stable Peace | 04/08/10
Charles A. Kupchan
Diplomatic engagement with rivals, far from being appeasement, is critical to rapprochement between adversaries, says Charles Kupchan, and diplomacy, not economic interdependence, creates the path to peace. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Terrorism, Resistance, and the Idea of "Unlawful Combatancy" [Full Text] | 03/11/10
Christopher J. Finlay
When faced with security threats from terrorism and other forms of nonstate political violence, how should liberal-democratic states respond? Finlay discusses books by Tamar Meisels, Seumas Miller, and Timothy Shanahan. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Ethics & International Affairs Volume 24.1 (Spring 2010) » Review Essay

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