Tag: Obama

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

| April 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.

Read More

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

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

| July 2015


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.”

Read More

Privacy Preference Center


Saves the status of privacy policy agreement.



These are used to track user interaction and detect potential problems. These help us improve our services by providing analytical data on how users use this site.

_ga, _gid, _gat