- America Has a Moral Responsibility to Refugees Fleeing Afghanistan
Newsweek | Michael W. Doyle, Mark Wood | 07/13/2021
As the Taliban continue to retake territory in Afghanistan, the stakes for both those who assisted the U.S. and their families have never been higher. Michael W. Doyle & Mark James Wood of Carnegie Council's Model International Mobility Convention initiative ask in "Newsweek", what is America's moral responsibility to the Afghan people?
- Can Biden Iron Out the Contradictions in His Five Policy Goals?
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 07/12/2021
The rest of the world is looking for signs the the White House can send predictable and stable signals about U.S. foreign policy priorities and intentions. In this article for "The National Interest", Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev asks, can President Biden iron out the contradictions in his five policy goals?
- Defending the Planet: The Climate Refugee Crisis
Defending the Planet: A Columbia Law Podcast | Michael W. Doyle | 07/01/2021
In this episode of Columbia Law School’s limited podcast series "Defending the Planet," Model International Mobility Convention Senior Fellow Michael W. Doyle discusses what’s at stake for people around the world when their homes are no longer habitable due to climate change.
- Russia Isn't a Priority for Biden
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 06/16/2021
In this article for "The National Interest", Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev reflects on the current relationship between the United States and Russia. "There is an emergence of a calculus in which policy towards Russia must now be considered in the context of other priorities," such as climate change, "rather than existing in an independent sphere," he writes.
- In Germany, blessings for same-sex couples exacerbate tensions with Vatican
The Washington Post | Alexander Görlach | 06/01/2021
Public ceremonies at Catholic churches in Germany were held to bless same-sex couples, in defiance of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith at the Vatican that such blessings were "not legitimate." In this article for "The Washington Post", Carnegie Council's Alexander Görlach notes that although the campaign is a move in the right direction, the church's broader stance on homosexuality is out of step with contemporary European culture.
- The Intent Behind Russia’s New Cyber Hacking Against America
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 05/28/2021
Recent cyberattacks against the United States are a reminder that Moscow does not trust in the goodwill of the Biden administration, according to Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev in this article for "The National Interest". "Understanding this mindset will be important as the U.S. prepares for the Geneva summit," he writes.
- Mobility without membership: Do we need special passports for vulnerable groups?
The Global Citizenship Observatory | Michael W. Doyle, Mark Wood | 05/26/2021
How should we balance resettlement and responsibility sharing? This article for The Global Citizenship Observatory's forum on mobility without membership is co-authored by Carnegie Council Model International Mobility Convention's Michael Doyle & Mark James Wood.
- Great Inflation Expectations Won’t Save the Fed
The Wall Street Journal | Richard Katz | 05/20/2021
Central banking has become a game of expectations. In Japan, households’ inflation expectations tend to be highly correlated with the price changes they’re witnessing at the time, says former senior fellow Richard Katz in this "Wall Street Journal" article.
- Can the Reykjavik Meeting Really Improve U.S.-Russia Ties?
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 05/20/2021
Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev draws parallels to previous meetings between the United States & Russia ahead of the May 2021 Biden and Putin meeting in Reykjavik. Are the two leaders prepared to bargain? "It should be possible to find a way to contain and mitigate the contradictions between the two countries’ approach to international affairs," he says in this article for "The National Interest."
- Ethical Challenges in U.S. Foreign Policy
Practical Ethics Podcast | Joel H. Rosenthal | 05/17/2021
In this episode of the "Practical Ethics" podcast, Dr. David Perry, director of the Practical Ethics Institute, discusses some of the most pressing ethical challenges in U.S. foreign policy with Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal.
- The Present And Future Of Surveillance
WORT Radio | Arthur Holland Michel | 05/07/2021
In this episode of WORT Radio's "A Public Affair," Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Arthur Holland Michel expands on his "Wired" article about data fusion and the future of surveillance. “We are being watched in some way or another, 24/7, wherever we are," he says.
- Legacy of the Treaty of Versailles
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Ted Widmer | 04/29/2021
This segment from Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "Big Ideas" series highlights a 2019 Carnegie Council event on "100 Years After Versailles", with Erez Manela, Sean McMeekin, Seiji Shirane, and Ted Widmer.