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Reforming the Security Council through a Code of Conduct: A Sisyphean Task?

| December 2018
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In this feature, Bolarinwa Adediran disputes the utility of a code of conduct to regulate the exercise of the veto at the UN Security Council during humanitarian crises, arguing that such a code would not make any significant difference to the way mass atrocity crimes are addressed.

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What We’ve Been Reading

What We’ve Been Reading

| July 2018
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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 in July.

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<i>International Criminal Tribunals: A Normative Defense</i>, by Larry May and Shannon Fyfe

International Criminal Tribunals: A Normative Defense, by Larry May and Shannon Fyfe

| June 2018
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Larry May and Shannon Fyfe take up a wide range of critiques that scholars and others have leveled at international criminal tribunals and argue that although most have some validity, none are fatal to the enterprise of international criminal justice.

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<i>EIA</i> Interview on Crime and Global Justice with Daniele Archibugi

EIA Interview on Crime and Global Justice with Daniele Archibugi

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Adam Read-Brown talks with Daniele Archibugi about selectivity, “winners justice,” and the perceived legitimacy international criminal tribunals.

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Trump at Davos: Trickle-Down American Engagement

| January 2018
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In many ways, the vision of American leadership within the global community of nations resembles a form of trickle-down theory.

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A New World? Changes in the Global Order

| December 2017
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This past week, I had the opportunity to host Lowell Schwartz at the Naval War College, and his comments about the shifts he is observing in the global order made a real impression. He posits that we are in the midst of a major shift–that the prevailing assumptions of the last twenty-five years about the […]

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America’s Selective Burden Shedding?

| December 2017
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At the December meeting of the Loisach Group, I was intrigued by the description of where U.S. foreign policy seems to be headed under the Trump administration offered by my colleague Daniel Hamilton–“selective burden shedding.” This term is a riff off the the more standard proclamation that the United States seeks its partners and allies […]

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American Withdrawal from the World?

| December 2017
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Even before the 2016 elections, many of us were predicting that the U.S. would go through a period of retrenchment in terms of its global engagement–that a combination of rising costs and the emergence of alternative power centers in the international system would impose limits on America’s freedom of action to set the global agenda–but […]

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