Tag: ethics

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 United States military must understand […]

... Read More

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 the Bolshevik Revolution, which followed […]

... Read More

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 that affects brain activity or to […]

... Read More

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 of ethics in leadership on Mar. […]

... Read More

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 page 12 made the December […]

... Read More

Posted: October 17, 2018 by the

Featured article: Is the Morality of War Plausible in a Diverse World? by John Madden It seems evident from experience that there are different cultures, different cultural moral codes, and different individual moral views. The ancient historian, Herodotus, gives a famous account of when Darius of Persia caused certain Greeks, who cremate their dead, to […]

... Read More

Posted: September 26, 2018 by the

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 uncertainty. Information-gap theory provides models […]

... Read More

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 the stage for future conflict leading to […]

... Read More

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 core ethical values? Organizations experience […]

... Read More

Featured article: The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Moral and Ethical Obligation of Resettlement or “I’ll Pass on the Poisoned Skittles” by Joel D. Funk What are the relationships between the migration of refugees and conflict? The conventional logic presumes that demographic factors and how they interact with resources are potential causes of conflict. To survive, […]

... Read More

  • SUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWSLETTER

    Sign up to receive updates by email. We do not sell or share your info.