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What Follows the “Post-Cold War” Era?

| November 21, 2016
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Is the age of (reactionary) nationalism to follow the optimism that the end of the cold war would bring about a global community?

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What We’ve Been Reading

What We’ve Been Reading

| November 15, 2016
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Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s what we’ve been reading this November.






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Transitioning to a Trump Administration

| November 10, 2016
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At the September panel held at the Carnegie Council, called to look, in part, at the differing perspectives of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, I noted: “We do have to think about the “what if” moment after Election Day and what it might mean” if Trump were to be elected, since, unlike Clinton, he did […]

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The Ethical Risks of Delay

| November 5, 2016
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Event though Americans will conclude the presidential election in a matter of hours, given the so-called “lame duck” period, there will be a delay in when the new administration is seated. Even if the Democrats retain control of the executive branch, however, there will be a period of disruption as many Barack Obama appointees are […]

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CETA, Local Democracy, and the Liberal Order

| October 25, 2016
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CETA–the Canada/EU free trade agreement–is now on political life support. The multiyear effort to craft a common market across the Atlantic and to strengthen the bonds of the liberal order in the West is running right up against the local democracy of Wallonia.






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Does the United Nations have a real feminist in the next Secretary-General, António Guterres?

Does the United Nations have a real feminist in the next Secretary-General, António Guterres?

| October 25, 2016
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António Guterres has made good on his commitments to advance gender equality both in his government and at the United Nations Agency for Refugees. But can he make good on his promises as UN Secretary-General, or will “politics trump gender” once again in an organization that is supposed to stand for all the world’s people?






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EIA Spring 2017 Editorial Internship

| October 24, 2016
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Come work with us this spring! We are currently accepting applications for the Ethics & International Affairs spring editorial internship position.






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The Paris Agreement, World Citizenship and National Sovereignty

| October 17, 2016
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Nicholas Chan’s contribution to the current issue of Ethics and International Affairs makes the observation that the Paris Agreement on climate change focuses on a “‘bottom-up’ structure, emphasizing national flexibility in order to ensure broader participation”–with the hopes that this nod in favor of national sovereignty will make it easier for governments to set and […]

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