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Fall 2019 (Issue 33.3)

| September 2019

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Fall 2019 issue of the journal! This issue features a roundtable on “Economic Sanctions and Their Consequences,” with contributions from Joy Gordon, Idriss Jazairy, and Dursun Peksen. The collection considers the ethics and impact of targeted sanctions, unilateral sanctions, and asset freezes. The issue also contains an essay by Claudia Fuentes-Julio and Raslan Ibrahim on a human rights approach to conflict resolution; peer-reviewed features by Janina Dill  and Neil Renic examining, respectively, Afghan attitudes toward civilian wartime harm and the role of supererogation on the battlefield; a review essay by William Smith on the ethics of not-so-civil resistance; and book reviews by Shuk Ying Chan, Larissa Fast, Antonio Franceschet, Robert Loftis, and Yongjin Zhang.

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Book Reviews

China’s Global Identity: Considering the Responsibilities of Great Power

| September 2019

That China is a global power today is indisputable. What kind of global power China wishes to be and is becoming, however, are open-ended questions, the answers to which are deeply contentious.

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Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

| September 2019

Contemporary global justice theorists have largely neglected the transnational aspirations of the post-1945 decolonization movement, instead seeing it as solely a movement for countries to gain national political independence.

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Negotiating Peace: A Guide to the Practice, Politics, and Law of International Mediation

| September 2019

Sir Winston Churchill is often credited with the phrase “To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war.” Over the last twenty years, the desire to be part of the “jaw-jaw” has rarely been stronger.

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Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World

| September 2019

In Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World, Michael Goodhart claims that the dominant paradigm’s quest for “spotless” justice blinds scholars to the lived injustices of marginalized peoples.

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A Russian Take on the Kurds and U.S. Foreign Policy

| October 2019

The Russian defense news site Voennoye Obozrenie has a very interesting and caustic take on the U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria: … the Americans are an unreliable ally … And this, by the way, is a good warning to all countries and forces counting on American support. They will not sacrifice their people, or invest […]

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EIA Spring 2020 Editorial Internship

| October 2019

Ethics & International Affairs, the journal of the Carnegie Council, seeks a volunteer intern for the spring semester.

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Need for a New Consensus

| September 2019

Josh Rogin follows up on the move to institutionalize transactionalism as the guiding principle of U.S. foreign aid. The draft directive makes it clear that, moving forward, “Aid recipients should support key United States political and security objectives.” What this points to is not simply an effort to reorient the basis of U.S. global engagement, […]

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