Tag: ethics

Experts, Ethics and the International System

| June 13, 2018

We had a fascinating conversation on Monday with Kori Schake and Colin Dueck about the role of experts and expertise in engendering trust (or lack thereof) in U.S. foreign policy–an event that took place right at the midpoint between two very consequential meetings for President Donald Trump that could reshape the current international system: the […]

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The Ethics of Trump’s Foreign Policy vs. Obama’s Long Game

| April 28, 2016

Much of the reaction to Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech, beyond the campaign-related questions of whether this address makes him look more presidential or electable, has focused on whether he offered coherent policy proposals. What I would like to do is briefly address the question of the ethics behind the foreign policy vision in those remarks.

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Cameron, Litvinenko, and Ethical Dilemmas

Cameron, Litvinenko, and Ethical Dilemmas

| January 22, 2016


A British citizen was murdered by the agents of a foreign power at the probable behest of that country’s leader. What should British Prime Minister David Cameron do in response?

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The Ethics of Arming Rebels and U.S. Policy—A Clash?

| January 5, 2016

Having encouraged rebels to continue to fight by providing weapons and financial support, do sponsors have the duty to ensure their side can actually win and take power?

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Upcoming Conferences of Interest 2015-2016

| December 16, 2015

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

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International Law and Cyberwar: A Response to The Ethics of Cyberweapons

| February 10, 2014

The Tallinn Manual has been widely accepted as a generally accurate restatement of the international law governing cyber operations during an armed conflict or a hostile exchange between States.

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