President's Desk

Carnegie Council President Joel H. Rosenthal shares his latest insights and analysis, translating ethics, analyzing democracy, and examining our increasingly interconnected world.

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MAR 24, 2011 Article

Rahim Kanani Interviews Joel Rosenthal

Interview in World Affairs Commentary by RAHIM KANANI. RAHIM KANANI: As you observe U.S. foreign policy in the context of the recent and continued ...

FEB 24, 2011 Article

WAMC Radio's Alan Chartock Interviews Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal

Transcript of interview with Alan Chartock, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, first broadcast on February 24, 2011.  

AUG 20, 2010 Article

Can We Succeed Where Carnegie Failed?

The same Dunfermline-born Andrew Carnegie who spent his wealth on funding libraries and other grand institutions across Britain and America died a disappointed man, having ...

AUG 18, 2010 Article

Is Peace Worth Fighting For?

Transcript of a speech at a August 18, 2010 Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics event, “Is Peace Worth Fighting For?“ “My remarks today are inspired not ...

JAN 19, 2010 Article

Obama and God

As President Obama completes his first year in office, little attention has been given to a question that sparked raucous argument during the campaign. How ...