Mary-Lea Cox

Director of Marketing and Communications, Columbia University School of Social Work; Former Director of Communications, Carnegie Council

Mary-Lea (Cox) Awanohara is currently director of marketing and communications at Columbia University School of Social Work. She served as Carnegie Council director of communications from 2000 to 2005.

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The New American Militarism

MAY 17, 2005 Transcript

Conversation with Andrew Bacevich on "The New American Militarism"

"Family values", says Bacevich, used to apply to domestic politics; "but today this concept is aligned with a foreign policy agenda based on a belief ...

Zachary Karabell on the US and the Muslim World

APR 13, 2005 Transcript

The United States and the Muslim World Today

Karabell examines some of the most pervasive myths about the Middle East, including those surrounding the U.S. quest for oil, the Israel connection, and ...

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NOV 5, 2004 Article

Feature Articles from Inprint Newsletter (2001–2004): Safeguarding the Past for Iraq's Future

Archeologists estimate that there are 20,000-100,000 ancient sites in Iraq, most of them not yet excavated. The removal of artifacts from these sites could prove ...

The Future of Humanitarianism

MAR 2, 2004 Transcript

The Future of Humanitarianism

Kouchner argues that the globalization of compassion and human rights is a sign of substantial moral progress that can count some successes--most notably, in Kosovo ...

The Carnegie Council Covers the New War

SEP 25, 2003 Article

Feature Articles from Inprint Newsletter (2001–2004): The Carnegie Council Covers the New War

The most distinguishing feature of the "new war" on terrorism is the moral framework in which it has been cast. Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, ...

APR 28, 2003 Transcript

Drilling to Democracy--or Despotism? Conversation with Carnegie Council Fellow Keith Slack

Carnegie Fellow Keith Slack discusses Iraq using its oil wealth to sustain prosperity and democracy.&nbsp; But there are&nbsp;reasons to proceed with caution: ...

DEC 13, 2002 Article

Feature Articles from Inprint Newsletter (2001–2004): Justice after War

On October 11, 2002, President Bush back-pedaled from a suggested plan to install an American-led military government in Iraq, stating that the United States "would never seek ...

NOV 19, 2001 Article

Feature Articles from Inprint Newsletter (2001–2004): Milosevic in The Hague: Trial or Error?

The Milosevic case sends a powerful message to other would-be tyrants that they, too, could be held accountable for their crimes. Yet some find this ...

OCT 20, 2001 Article

The Ethics of the "New War" in the Aftermath of 9/11

The U.S.-led coalition against terrorism has begun bombing Taliban targets in Afghanistan. But will this achieve its aims, or merely provoke the terrorists ...

APR 19, 2001 Transcript

The Camera Never Lies: Trauma in Sri Lanka

Is there a condition that may be called collective trauma? Arjuna Parakrama thinks so. He has filmed his fellow Sri Lankans discussing the impact of ...