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ISIS and the Ethics of Delegation in Fighting Terrorism

ISIS and the Ethics of Delegation in Fighting Terrorism

| September 30, 2014

NICK GVOSDEV

Just because groups may benefit from U.S. support and air power in fighting ISIS does not mean that they are prepared to accept Washington’s dictates as to how to carry out that fight.

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The Impending Failure of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Impending Failure of the Sustainable Development Goals

| September 30, 2014

SCOTT WISOR

The Millennium Development Goals suffered from serious design flaws, but these were perhaps understandable. Those putting together the successor agreement have no such excuse.

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Why Climate Change Divestment Will Not Work

Why Climate Change Divestment Will Not Work

| September 22, 2014

Instead of devoting scarce resources toward a divestment campaign, we need to direct attention to the more urgent and effective task of placing a price on carbon.

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Mary Dudziak on Civil Liberties During WWI and Beyond

| September 4, 2014

For Dudziak, “Just as the nation is perpetually focused on security, we must also be perpetually focused on maintaining constitutional liberty.”

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Honesty about War?

| August 28, 2014

The UN Charter commits its members to refrain from the use or even the threat of the use of force in their relations with other states. But many wars have been fought since then.

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Are “Coalitions of the Willing” Moral Agents?

| August 19, 2014

We should agree with Erskine that group decision-making procedures are crucial to group agency, but need to be more permissive than she is about how “formal” these procedures need to be.

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Yazidis, Airstrikes and the Ethics of Limited Action

| August 13, 2014

More Yazidis may survive than if the U.S. had done nothing at all, but beyond airstrikes, the U.S. does not appear prepared to take steps to help them regain their homes, or to push for the return of Iraqi Christians also displaced from their traditional homes.

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Upcoming Conferences of Interest: Fall & Winter 2014

| July 23, 2014

These are some upcoming conferences the editors believe readers of the journal may interested in attending.

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