ethics


Featured Article: Artificial Intelligence in Warfare



Featured Article: Artificial Intelligence in Warfare
Featured article: Coding Just War Theory: Artificial Intelligence in Warfare by Dana Gingrich Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve decision making is not a new concept. The proliferation of AI, however, makes this period in history a strategic inflection point. Tomorrow’s wars will be fought and won using AI. The… Read More

Featured Article: The Decembrist Revolt and its Aftermath…



Featured Article: The Decembrist Revolt and its Aftermath…
Featured article: The Decembrist Revolt and its Aftermath: Values in Conflict by Robert F. Baumann In December 1825, a group of Russian conspirators attempted to seize power by carrying out an uprising against the tsarist regime. Known as the Decembrist Revolt, Soviet historians embraced the episode as a precursor to… Read More

Featured Article: Military Neuro-Interventions…



Featured Article: Military Neuro-Interventions…
Featured article: Military Neuro-Interventions: Solving the Right Problems for Ethical Outcomes by Shannon E. French and Jacob A. Sandstrom Neuro-interventions are a category of procedures that include invasive and non-invasive ways of affecting the human brain, either temporarily or permanently, in order to help reverse the negative effects of damage… Read More

InterAgency Journal 10-3



InterAgency Journal 10-3
Inside this issue: Features In the beginning… Special Report by Robert Ulin Military Neuro-Interventions: Solving the Right Problems for Ethical Outcomes Shannon E. French and Jacob A. Sandstrom The Decembrist Revolt and its Aftermath: Values in Conflict Robert F. Baumann Coding Just War Theory: Artificial Intelligence in Warfare Dana Gingrich… Read More

Faculty present on ethics in leadership



Faculty present on ethics in leadership
The eighth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2019 featured Dr. Ted Thomas, director of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s (CGSC) Department of Command and Leadership. Thomas was joined by Chaplain (Maj.) Jonathan Bailey, CGSC ethics instructor. The two presented on the topic… Read More

Featured Article: The Proliferation of Decentralized Trust Technology



Featured Article: The Proliferation of Decentralized Trust Technology
Featured article: The Proliferation of Decentralized Trust Technology by Alexander G. Mullin We will use sophisticated investigative tools to disrupt the ability of criminals to use online marketplaces, crypto-currencies, and other tools or illicit activities. — U.S. National Security Strategy, December 2017 The inclusion of the quote referenced above on… Read More

Featured Article: The Ethics of Information-Gap Decision Making



Featured Article: The Ethics of Information-Gap Decision Making
Featured article: The Ethics of Information-Gap Decision Making by William J. Davis, Jr. and Penny Koerner Not taking risks one doesn’t understand is often the best form of risk management. – Raghuram G. Rajan Classic decision-making theory incorporates three echelons of information required to make a decision: certainty, risk, and… Read More

Featured Article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict



Featured Article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict
Featured article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict by Benjamin E. Birtles Conflict arises from various sources of competition loosely categorized as either realistic or non-realistic. Disenfranchisement increases group stress leading to increased non-realistic conflict sources, thereby contributing to a higher probability of physical violence. Forcibly implementing political systems that cause disenfranchisement sets… Read More

Featured Article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture…



Featured Article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture…
Featured article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture and Their Lasting Effects by Christopher R. Allen and Ted A. Thomas We continue to see reports of unethical practices within trusted organizations, oftentimes committed by good people. What causes these individuals to act out of character, especially when their organizations advocate upholding… Read More