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Andrew J. Bacevich |
Andrew J. Bacevich is professor of international relations and history at Boston University, and a retired career officer in the United States Army. » People

Paul Berman |
Paul Berman is a political and literary journalist who has reported from various countries in Latin America and Europe and has commented frequently on American foreign policy. » People

Julian Bourg |
Julian Bourg is visiting assistant professor of history at Bryn Mawr College. » People

Jean L. Cohen |
Jean L. Cohen is professor of political science at Columbia University. » People

The Ethics of Avoiding Conflict with China | 03/19/14
Nikolas K. Gvosdev
Is there a policy prescription that can avoid turning predictions of a Sino-American clash into a self-fulfilling prophecy? » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

To End All Wars: Adam Hochschild on World War I | 02/27/14
Adam Hochschild, Mladen Joksic
The consequences of World War I are still with us, says Adam Hochschild. Are we in danger of making the same mistakes again? Why were Europeans so eager to go to war? What happened to those who publicly opposed it? Read the answers to these questions and more in this fascinating interview. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

China's Unilateral Sanctions | 06/13/13
James Reilly
China's opposition to economic sanctions is legendary, yet there has been a subtle but significant shift in its own use of such sanctions. This represents an important trend in Chinese foreign policy--one that U.S. policymakers should take seriously. » Publications » Carnegie Ethics Online

The Measure of Civilization: How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations | 03/21/13
Ian Morris
Ian Morris demonstrates that social development can be measured across thousands of years. Based on past trends, what can we expect in the future? For one thing, the pace of change has accelerated. Morris predicts that the 21st century is going to be a "race between shifts in the balance of power, a transformation of humanity, and catastrophe." » Studio » Multimedia

From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia | 10/02/12
Pankaj Mishra, Joanne J. Myers
Pankaj Mishra explores the little-known history of the first generation of Asian intellectuals, such as China's Liang Qichao and the Persian political activist al-Afghani, and discusses how their ideas influenced Asia's postcolonial state-building programs. » Studio » Multimedia

The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century | 11/01/11
George Friedman
George Friedman, founder and CEO of Strategic Forecasting, Inc., asks: What's in store during this new century? Which nations will gain and lose power? How will new technologies change the way we live? He has some predictions that may surprise you. » Studio » Multimedia

The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad | 10/14/11
John R. Schmidt, Joanne J. Myers
U.S. Foreign Service officer John Schmidt explains how the complex, dangerous relationship between the leaders of Pakistan and various jihadist groups came about, and how it all began to unravel after 9/11. » Studio » Multimedia

The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad | 10/04/11
John R. Schmidt, Joanne J. Myers
U.S. Foreign Service officer John Schmidt explains how the complex, dangerous relationship between the leaders of Pakistan and various jihadist groups came about, and how it all began to unravel after 9/11. » Studio » Multimedia

The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad | 10/03/11
John R. Schmidt
U.S. Foreign Service officer John Schmidt explains how the complex, dangerous relationship between the leaders of Pakistan and various jihadist groups came about, and how it all began to unravel after 9/11. » Studio » Multimedia

"Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power" by Richard W. Miller [Full Text] | 09/20/11
In "Globalizing Justice," Miller argues that although we have a limited duty to respond to "neediness as such," the major source of our "vast, unmet global responsibility" to help the global poor is a duty not to take advantage of their deprivation when pursuing our own goals. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Ethics & International Affairs Volume 25.3 (Fall 2011) » Book Reviews [Full Text]

Thomas E. Graham on the End of the Cold War and Beyond | 08/05/11
Thomas E. Graham, David C. Speedie
Graham discusses the turbulent period of the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s in Russia, including the relationship between Yeltsin and Gorbachev and the role of other prominent people of the time.  He goes on to analyze the post-Cold War multi-polar world. » Studio » Multimedia

The Next Decade: Where We've Been...and Where We're Going | 05/11/11
George Friedman
The challenge of the next decade is not American power, says George Friedman. It is the preservation of the republic through a management of the international system that faces the fact that, intended or not, we're an empire. So long as we refuse to face that, we can't be effective. » Studio » Multimedia

The Next Decade: Where We've Been...and Where We're Going | 02/03/11
George Friedman, Joanne J. Myers
The challenge of the next decade is not American power, says George Friedman. It is the preservation of the republic through a management of the international system that faces the fact that, intended or not, we're an empire. So long as we refuse to face that, we can't be effective. » Studio » Multimedia

The Next Decade: Where We've Been...and Where We're Going | 01/28/11
George Friedman
The challenge of the next decade is not American power, says George Friedman. It is the preservation of the republic through a management of the international system that faces the fact that, intended or not, we're an empire. So long as we refuse to face that, we can't be effective. » Studio » Multimedia

Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War | 01/05/11
Andrew J. Bacevich, Joanne J. Myers
It is the time to examine the Washington consensus on national security and why it must change, says Professor Bacevich--and to acknowledge that fixing Afghanistan should not take precedence over fixing Detroit. » Studio » Multimedia

Why the West Rules--For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future | 11/08/10
Ian Morris
Ian Morris draws on 50,000 years of history, archeology, and the methods of social science, to make sense of when, how, and why the paths of development differed in the East and West—and what this portends for the 21st century. » Studio » Multimedia

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