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  • The Nationalist Revival: Trade, Immigration, and the Revolt Against Globalization, with John B. Judis 10/16/18
    John B. Judis, Joanne J. Myers,
    Why has nationalism suddenly returned with a vengeance around the world? Why are nationalists so angry about free trade and immigration? Why has globalization become a dirty word? In this insightful talk, John B. Judis has some answers to these questions--and prescriptions for the United States.
  • Global Ethics Weekly: Disaster Response & Ethics, with Malka Older 10/11/18
    Malka Older, Alex Woodson,
    Former Senior Fellow Malka Older, a novelist and aid worker, details the ethical and logistical sides of disaster response, drawing on her experiences in Sri Lanka, Fukushima, and Darfur. Why are "rich" countries sometimes less prepared to handle earthquakes and hurricanes? How is disaster response different in the United States? And with Hurricane Michael affecting millions this week, what are some practical ways to help?
  • Professor Nick Rengger: A Reflection 10/10/18
    Alison M. S. Watson
    Professor Nick Rengger, one of the leading political thinkers of his generation, passed away in September 2018. "Nick had the most generous of intellects, always curious, never jealous, always open, never arrogant," writes his friend and colleague Ali Watson, "and it is this intellectual generosity that was one of the qualities that endeared him to so many."
  • The Future of U.S. National Security, with Derek Reveron 10/10/18
    Derek S. Reveron, Nikolas K. Gvosdev,
    "Is it still fair to say there are continuities in foreign policy two years into the Trump administration? I'm going to say yes, and I'll offer some evidence," declares Derek S. Reveron of the U.S. Naval War College and Harvard Kennedy School. Don't miss this expert analysis of America's role in the world.
  • Chinese and Russian "Political Warfare" with Tom Mahnken and Toshi Yoshihara 10/09/18
    Thomas G. Mahnken, Toshi Yoshihara, Devin T. Stewart,
    Tom Mahnken and Toshi Yoshihara of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) discuss China and Russia's "authoritarian political warfare." "Not only do they use these influence campaigns, they use economic coercion, occasionally they use a military force, they use non-military instruments of power," says Yoshihara. "And it's the combination of these tools that I think make Russian and Chinese strategy so potent."
  • All Options Are on the Table: Threats and Coercive Diplomacy in Foreign Affairs 10/05/18
    Gholamali Khoshroo, Gregory M. Reichberg, Henrik Syse,
    Are there ever justifiable reasons for issuing threats to achieve foreign policy objectives? In particular, are President Trump's threats against Iran justified? Don't miss this rare opportunity to get the Iranian perspective with this stimulating discussion between Drs. Reichberg and Syse of the Peace Research Insitute Oslo (PRIO) and H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo, permanent representative of Iran to the United Nations.
  • An Update on Pakistan, with Ahmed Rashid 10/05/18
    Ahmed Rashid, Joanne J. Myers,
    Acclaimed journalist Ahmed Rashid discusses Pakistan's new populist prime minister, Imran Khan, whom he considers woefully unprepared. He also examines Pakistan's debt-ridden economy and Pakistan's complex relationships with China, India, the U.S., Afghanistan, and the Taliban. "I think the key thing to understand is the need to follow Afghanistan," he says. "Whatever happens in Pakistan will depend on what happens in Afghanistan."
  • Global Ethics Weekly: Statelessness & Ethnonationalism in India & the U.S., with Kavitha Rajagopalan 10/04/18
    Kavitha Rajagopalan, Alex Woodson,
    Senior Fellow Kavitha Rajagopalan explains the troubling situation in Northeast India near the border with Bangladesh, where millions of citizens could end up stateless. With denaturalization increasing exponentially under the Trump administration, what are the parallels with what's happening in the United States? Is this all due to the rise of ethnonationalism in both countries?
  • Mass Detentions in Xinjiang, China, with Francisco Bencosme 10/03/18
    Francisco Bencosme, Devin T. Stewart,
    According to a recent Amnesty International Report, Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and other predominantly Muslim ethnic groups in China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region are the targets of surveillance, arbitrary detention, and forced indoctrination by the Chinese government. Up to 1 million Uyghurs have been detained, says Amnesty's Francisco Bencosme. There are parallels with the Rohingya crisis, yet there has been far less international outcry.
  • Empty Pews in the Church of Atlanticism 10/03/18
    Nikolas K. Gvosdev
    Timothy Garton Ash uses the image of "empty pews" to describe a declining commitment, not only on the part of the U.S. public, but even some American foreign policy experts, to the cause of Atlanticism. Is this an accurate description of the mood of this era?
  • All Options Are on the Table: Threats and Coercive Diplomacy in Foreign Affairs 10/02/18
    Gholamali Khoshroo, Gregory M. Reichberg, Henrik Syse,
    Are there ever justifiable reasons for issuing threats to achieve foreign policy objectives? In particular, are President Trump's threats against Iran justified? Don't miss this rare opportunity to get the Iranian perspective with this stimulating discussion between Drs. Reichberg and Syse of the Peace Research Insitute Oslo (PRIO) and H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo, permanent representative of Iran to the United Nations.
  • Making Foreign Policy Relevant Again, with Asha Castleberry & Ali Wyne 10/02/18
    Has a gap opened up between the U.S. national security community and the general public over foreign policy? If so, why? How can we close it? Moderated by Nikolas Gvosdev, this panel with foreign policy experts Asha Castleberry and Ali Wyne is part of a larger effort by Carnegie Council's U.S. Global Engagement Program to examine drivers in U.S. politics pushing the United States to disengage from international affairs.

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