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How Obama Solved U.S.-Iran Relations’ “Trolley Problem”

How Obama Solved U.S.-Iran Relations’ “Trolley Problem”

| July 16, 2015
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The announcement of a comprehensive deal on Iran’s nuclear program is a significant achievement of international diplomacy. The predicament faced—and perhaps just resolved—by Obama is akin to a famous thought exercise in moral philosophy called the “trolley problem.”

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The Risks of the “Shaming” Approach to Policy

| July 13, 2015
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The Bosnian tragedy is a case where unwillingness to really get involved should have been the spur to finding a compromise.

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Upcoming Conferences of Interest Summer/Fall 2015

| June 25, 2015
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These are some upcoming conferences the editors believe readers of the journal may be interested in attending.

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FIFA and the Reform vs. Representation Conundrum

| June 15, 2015
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If you want a peak at what the future holds for the international system, FIFA provides a useful microcosm.

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<i>EIA Podcast</i>: Introducing the Summer 2015 Issue

EIA Podcast: Introducing the Summer 2015 Issue

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In this podcast, EIA Senior Editor Zach Dorfman speaks with Carnegie Council Communications Director Madeleine Lynn about the summer 2015 issue of the journal.

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Ethical Choices for a Superpower

| June 8, 2015
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As U.S. presidential candidates begin to lay out their visions for foreign policy, it will be critical to understand the ethical foundations for their policy preferences.

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Ukraine, Reforms, and “Doing the Right Thing”

Ukraine, Reforms, and “Doing the Right Thing”

| June 3, 2015
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The sad reality is that for much of its post-Soviet history, successive Ukrainian governments have postponed taking the hard steps needed to bring about real change.

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What Thucydides Can Teach Us About Imperial Overreach

What Thucydides Can Teach Us About Imperial Overreach

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Athens’ history reminds us that military power and technological advancement do not guarantee safety or perpetual prosperity.

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