The Future Of The Republican Party: 2022, 2024, And Beyond
Examining the deepening impact of party identification on US elections, this essay uses data from…
Eyes Wide Open: Ethical Risks In Research Collaboration With China
Research collaborations with partners in authoritarian nations raise grave ethical challenges. This report examines a prestigious scientific institute in China that collaborates extensively with universities and technology firms abroad but is intimately connected to China’s mass surveillance and public security apparatuses. The report provides a framework for expanding due diligence on research partners from authoritarian nations and argues for revision and enhancement of current ethics and integrity standards.
Why Has Democratization Bypassed The Muslim World?
Globally, democracy has expanded since the 1970s, but in the Muslim world democracies currently number fewer than ever. The essay shows that dependency on natural resources and colonial legacies provides only a limited explanation (and in the latter case a counterintuitive one). Instead, the predominance of fundamentalist versions of Islam and widespread support for fusing religion and politics have been formidable barriers towards democratic progress in the Muslim world.
Beyond GDP: Looking Deeper At Prosperity, Progress, And The Nature Of Value
A new contingent-valuation method for measuring quality of life is presented. The mainstream GDP approach fails to account for technological progress over time and—as the Stiglitz Commission found—ignores liberty, national security, and health.
Mont Pèlerin 1947: Transcripts of the Founding Meeting of the Mont Pèlerin Society
Presents transcripts from the founding meeting of the Mont Pèlerin Society and explains its importance in the development of 20th-century liberal thought.
Studies in Generalship: Lessons from the Chiefs of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces
The first in-depth comparative study on the role and performance of the Israel Defense Forces’ chiefs of staff from 1948 to the second decade of the 21st century.
“Defend Forward” And Sovereignty
This essay argues that the discrete rules articulated in the commentary accompanying Rule 4 of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 regarding state sovereignty in cyberspace do not reflect customary international law. It considers the validity of the Rule 4 commentary primarily in the context of the United States’ “defend forward” strategy for disrupting cyber threats.
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